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New book for Personal Trainers by Human Kinetics

I Want You to Know How I Lost 80 Lbs...

It started my sophomore year of college. Somehow, I'd managed to avoid the Freshman 15, but I was not so lucky this particular year...

Small changes eventually lead to a healthy lifestyle

Even though I have exercised pretty much all my life, I haven't always eaten right. When I was younger, nutrition was something of a mystery to me. All I knew was what I had heard…fat was the devil! So, I avoided fat at all costs. I loaded up on pretzels and every packaged fat free product advertised in the grocery store. It didn’t matter what I ate as long as it didn’t have fat. But what I didn’t know was that I was actually loading up on carbs, calories and sugar that eventually turned to fat.  What?

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Shake up your snacking with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus.

Don't have time for the gym?

Here are my policies, prices and procedures if your interested in in home personal training. Message me with any questions, thank you.  Shane McLean’s in-home personal training  Thank you for considering me for your health and fitness needs.  I know there is a ton of choices out there, and I’m very grateful.  This handout provides a little information about myself, package costs, policies and what to expect in our time together.

NEED HELP WITH YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS?

NEED HELP WITH YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS?

Your Worth It. So am I.

A mother and fitness professional often have two very similar characteristics, selfless and challenging. No matter where you start, how prepared you think you are or how much knowledge you attain, occasionally we come to a stop or a loss as to what we do next. It may not be true of many, but I can speak from experience.  

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE NOT DOING

 This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your buck in and out of the gym. This weeks exercise is crocodile breathing. Steve Irwin would be proud.

Why the Right Mindset is Key to Fitness Success and How to Achieve It

When it comes to fitness – whether a person’s goals involve losing weight, gaining muscle, or some combination of the two – people tend to be so focused on their body that they forget a key aspect to success: the mind.The bottom line is that you can have all of the fitness know-how, the best equipment, and find the perfect diet, but none of that matters if you can’t get in the right headspace to make it all come together and stick to your plan.

Frosty 5K and Merry Mile - Frisco Texas

Frosty 5K and Merry Mile Have Frisco Getting Ready to RunNothing proves that you’ve been taking your fitness goals seriously like competing in a race, and if you live in the Frisco region, your next chance is coming up in just a couple of weeks.The Frosty 5K and Merry Mile will be held on December 12th. If you’re not familiar with this event, it’s broken into two components. First, there is the Merry Mile race, which begins at 8:00 a.m. Then half an hour later, the Frosty 5K takes off.