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 Sustainable Training

The importance of WEIGHT TRAINING by Amanda Abdelrahman

"High intensity resistance training (above 60% of the 1 repetition maximum) causes large increases in strength in the elderly, and resistance training significantly increases muscle size. Resistance training also significantly increases energy requirements and insulin action of the elderly.

"Mommy, she fell down!"

At the last moment of a charity warm up, I sent everyone off to run, and the FINAL REACH for my water tipped the balance... 

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch...That Is The Question

            And the answer is clear…as mud. Back in the day, you would see everyone stretch before taking part in an activity. Life was good. Then, those darn scientists had to get involved with all their studies and facts and then people just got confused.

Presenter at 26th International Health & Fitness Congress

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 1:20pm - 2:20pmWorkshop - Dynamic Warm-up: From Theory Into PracticeThessaloniki, Greecehttps://www.grafts.gr/el/grafts-hellas/sinedria/international-health-fitness-congress/eisigites.html

Exercise FAQs

With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q:  How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete.  Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity. 

How to Run Like a Girl

Personal Training Special

It is not too late to take advantage of our Holiday/New Year's Personal Training Special! Purchase 5 sessions and receive 1 Free. Expires Jan. 31, 2017. Good for new clients. Give the gift of health to yourself, friend or loved one! 

Life Mastery: You CAN do ANYTHING!

This six-minute video below was my first Toastmasters speech I gave last week, so I wanted to share the last time I practiced before presenting.

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Eat After A Workout

Most nutritionists recommend eating something within 30 minutes after a workout. Your body, after using up its available energy, needs to be refueled. Specifically with carbs and protein—for energy and to repair the microdamage that exercise does to your muscles.