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Benefits of Being in Shape

Benefits of Being in Shape I live in the Huntsville Alabama area and as most people now know we were hit last Wednesday by a storm that produced multiple tornados.  I was one of the lucky ones as my home was not damaged and all I had was a few trees blown down and a lot of branches and tree limbs blown from my trees.  The people...
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Why Do We Bonk?

Why Do We Bonk? You are on your third set in Plyometrics and you feel pretty good. You feel like you are going to have a good day. All of a sudden, within the space of five minutes or so, you go from feeling pretty good to awful. Your arms and legs feel heavy and it becomes hard to catch your breath. You are forced to push...
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Finished P90X, What Now?

Finished P90X, What Now? I finish up my P90X classes in a few weeks and the question I keep getting is “what do I do after P90X”? This is a very good question as it was one that I asked myself. When I completed P90X I was so pumped with my P90X results. I decided to go and do another round of it, but this time I wanted to get...
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INSANITY: THE ASYLUM IS HERE!

INSANITY: THE ASYLUM IS HERE! This Workout looks awesome and hard.  My son and I plan to do the Asylum workout this summer after my P90X classes end! INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™ Workout Program Maximize your sports performance in just 30 days. Start your winning streak with INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™. Shaun T takes your...
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Avoid Exercise Burnout

Avoid Exercise Burnout Whether you are just starting out on an exercise plan, or you have been working out for years, exercise burnout can be a big problem. This is particularly true if you find exercising challenging, both from a motivational aspect and from a physical aspect. Burnout can easily derail your fitness plans, but...
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Weight Training: The Best Way to Get Lean!

Weight Training: The Best Way to Get Lean! When it comes to reshaping your body, nothing is quite as effective as lifting weights. Cardio is great for your heart, Pilates will help you get stronger, and yoga will balance you out; but nothing compares with a well-designed resistance program for getting lean. This is in contrast to our weight lifting...
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Can Exercise Keep You Young?

Can Exercise Keep You Young? We all know that physical activity is beneficial in countless ways, but even so, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, a professor of pediatrics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, was startled to discover that exercise kept a strain of mice from becoming gray prematurely. But shiny fur was the least of its...
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P90X Nutrition

P90X Nutrition INTRODUCTION Your body doesn’t run on exercise. It runs on the food you put in your mouth. The goal of this article is to help you learn what kinds of food, how much, and when to eat so that you can lose fat, get lean, and get into incredible shape. If you want real results from your exercise program...
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Recovery!

Recovery! One of the most important topics when it comes to exercise is how to recover from it. No matter how hard you train, you’re only going to see great results if you do the things that enable your body to recover from the exercise you do. Let’s take a look at how to make the best use of your time...
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P90X: Bringing It To The Students!

P90X: Bringing It To The Students! As I continue on my journey of fitness and being a coach for Beachbody I have started to make my presence known in my community and city.  I have become “The P90X Guy” and from the recent events of starting to teach P90X classes at one of the local health clubs in my area ( 24-7 Health Clubs)...
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Sore, Slow, and Hungry: This Program Really Works!

Sore, Slow, and Hungry: This Program Really Works! Exercise makes us feel great. It makes us less hungry. It helps us perform everyday tasks better. Besides our health and the way we look, feeling great, being less hungry, and performing better are exactly the reasons we put ourselves through exercise. However, en route to ultimate fitness, there are some...
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Female Fitness Myths and P90X

Female Fitness Myths and P90X There’s a lot of pressure on women to look, in a word, hot. Sure, for a chosen few, curves in the right places come naturally, but the rest seem to spend all their time snatching up the latest fitness fad, be it the Abs-o-matic 3000, Cucumber Colon Cleanse, or Low-Cholesterol All-Bacon Diet,...
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