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Creating a Fall Ritual

The season is changing and we can all feel it. The air feels crisper. The smells more earthy. The wind more noticeable. SO WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE FALL AND HAVE YOUR OWN LITTLE RITUAL?
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Get off your...

I’m frequently approached by gym members, who have been working out on their own for months (even years), concerning the lack of results they are obtaining even though they workout 3-5 times a week. In discussing their routine, I typically discover that these individuals religiously adhere to performing the same workout circuit on the seated exercise machines that work individual muscle groups: Chest Press, Leg Press, Shoulder Press, etc. Their cardio of choice is commonly an exercise bike.     
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Be SMART about your goals

Are you feeling like you are in a rut with your workouts or weight loss goals? Maybe your workouts are not progressing the way you imagined they would when you crossed into 2018 and promised to take it up a notch this year?
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30 min Hotel Strength & Sweat Session

on Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 13:08 PM By | Kayla Burton | 0 Comments | hotel workout 30 minute workout stay fit on vacation
I get a lot of requests from clients and gym members alike for a workout routine they can do while they are traveling. It can be tricky to create a routine, especially if you are limited on equipment or are not sure what kind of “gym” the hotel you are staying at will have.
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Getting your workouts in on Vacation

I am no stranger to thinking of my vacations as a time to relax on all spectrums of what a vacation should be. Aside from looking forward to just getting away, I look forward to the delicious food paired with amazing wine, and simply dialing down the daily “go mode,” no matter my vacation destination, close by or abroad.
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The quest for Pre-Hab vs. Rehab

on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 13:06 PM By | Debbie Abell | 0 Comments | Pilates in Novato Knee Health Joint dysfunction Correcting the Knee Debbie Abell
The Knee The knee is a “victim joint.” That is, the knee is rarely the source of dysfunction, but rather the unfortunate victim (often painfully so) of alterations in hip and/or ankle motion. The knee has a propensity toward a “COMPENSATION PATTERN” described as a “functional valgus.” 
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How many calories are you REALLY burning at the gym?

on Tue, May 15, 2018 @ 17:05 PM By | Edyta Saltsman | 0 Comments | personal trainer mill valley calories burning calories get lean bulk up
“Calories.” One of the most dreaded words for dieters and lots of gym goers… Who knew it could carry so much weight? Whether you’re trying to get lean, maintain your weight or bulk up, you need to know how many calories you’re consuming and burning. Yet, while it’s easy to count calories in our diet, it’s hard to estimate how many we’re actually burning in the gym.
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Carb Controversy

on Mon, Apr 23, 2018 @ 11:04 AM By | Lisa Simon | 0 Comments |
Carb Controversy Carbs are a highly controversial topic these days so I thought I would take a moment to define a Good Carb from a Bad Carb and maybe answer a question many ask themselves “should I cut carbs from my diet so I can lose weight?”
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Bridging, the Mental Kind

on Wed, Mar 21, 2018 @ 13:03 PM By | Ellen Karpay-Brody | 2 Comments | build good habbits tip from a personal trainer everyday routine
Years ago my dentist and I were discussing the merits of flossing one's teeth daily. I defended my sporadic adherence, “I forget to do it, it’s not convenient, it’s not easy to do, sometimes it hurts my fingers, can I just skip the hard-to-reach teeth? Which teeth do I really have to floss?”  He smiled (with beautiful teeth) and replied seriously, “Just the ones you want to keep.”
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Muscle Mass And Aging

on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 @ 17:02 PM By | Marquis Hundley | 0 Comments |
For many people it is discouraging when they see the number on the scale advance as they grow older, but what they fail realize is that as they're gaining weight, they are also losing muscle. Alarmingly muscle mass begins to decline after age 30.
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