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You will never improve yourself if you always look at others as the problem. Boxi

Keep punching and kicking!

Not every workout should be about lifting heavy or punching hard! When your in that ring or cage, your going to, sometimes, just have to last another round while you recoup from a tough one where you gave it everything!

Theres no crying in boxing/ The Trainer hood river

There’s No Crying in Boxing – 2/7/1997 By K. Thor Jensenr One of the most colorful men in the history of boxing is Oliver McCall, the man known as the “Atomic Bull.” McCall has enjoyed a turbulent career in the ring, but his most amazing -- and bizarre -- moment was his rematch with Lennox Lewis in 1997. McCall had beaten Lewis in an upset in 1994 for the WBC title, so there was a lot on the line.

Mini-Band Mania! 2014 Northeast Fitness Expo Powerpoint Presentation

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Sand pit

The first blog post of many…. I hope I do not disappoint as I try to do everything to the best of my abilities. I’m sure that as I develop the blog will also so stay tuned for the information and guidance you crave.

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) add to their workout repertoires keep it simple.

Stay Well At Home program

The Stay Well At Home program is a 6-month long multifactorial fall risk reduction program aimed to help older aduls to stay safely and independently at home. The program includes twice weekly in-home exercise training visits that gradually tapers down to once weekly exercise training visits to weekly phone consults with a qualified health and fitness professional. 

For Stronger Living

This title is the tag line for Functional Fitness of DuPage. A company that made sense to start in 2007 when I recognized there was a need for more trainers who emphasize improving the aspects of your life through better health, better movement, and more passion. 

PLANNING TO AGE STRONG AND HEALTHY

As we get older we may come to realize that we don’t bounce back or recover as quickly from an injury, or that the ‘spring in our step’ is not there any longer. Regular exercise definitely has a lot to do with how fast we recover, how vital we feel, and how we perform all those daily tasks and recreational activities. Just like financial planning for retirement, planning for a strong healthy body that can pull us through old age, living independent with a high quality of life also takes planning. And we need to be SMART about it.

Staying independent as we age exercise prescription

Dr. Wayne Westcott Ph.D. states that it is important to realize that muscles are the engines of our bodie . He explains that our muscles are where combustion occurs, where energy is released, where power is produced, and where movement originates.Muscles have long been recognized as key factors in physical performance and athletic achievement, however strength training has a much greater application by having a major influence on both our physical and mental health.