Finding The Courage To Ask For Help

Finding The Courage To Ask For Help The society norm tells us that asking for help is a sign of weakness or failure. I disagree, asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, but a confidence in yourself knowing that you want to take the next step. It's a vulnerability, and it gives someone else the opportunity to be a blessing to you.   When it comes to your health and fitness goals, don't be afraid to ask for fitness and nutritional help from a qualified, experienced, Certified Personal Trainer. You're asking for directions or a blueprint that will save you

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Actions Today = Better Health Tomorrow

Your Actions Today Will Bring You Closer To Better Health Tomorrow We know that we can't predict our future, but we can control the habits and actions we do today to help make for a healthier tomorrow. So let's throw out the question: What kind of health do you want for your body 10-20 years from now? Do you want a body that can walk around the block with ease, ski, hike, play games with the kids or grandkids, swim, bike around the neighborhood, workout and many more? Or...do you want a body that will hurt with every step, one

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Detoxify Your Body For Life

Detoxify Your Body For Life Learn how to detoxify your body for life. Maintaining a toxin-free body is more than just cleaning out your system just once. No, I'm not talking about a colon cleanse, I'm talking about full body detoxification. Detoxifying the whole body includes a healthy lifestyle of good nutrition, exercise, reducing stress, being watchful of the products you put in and on your body, as well as having a healthy non-toxic home. There are many benefits of detoxifying your body which include improvement in the function of major organs, lowering your risk of many diseases, an improved

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How To Assess If You Are Making Fitness Improvements

How To Assess If You're Making Fitness Improvements

How To Assess If You Are Making Fitness Improvements? You've been exercising and eating healthy for several weeks and now you want to see if you've made any progress since you started. There are many ways to check and see if you're meeting any goals and getting the results you're looking for. Let's get this out the way right off the bat....you can weigh yourself on the scale, but this may not be your best option. Scales measure your current weight and can't tell the difference between muscle, fat, water, or food. It may take a month to start seeing

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Health Benefits of Reducing Stress

Health Benefits of Reducing Stress High levels of stress can have serious effects on your health and quality of life. When you're unable to cope with chronic stress from work, relationships, finances, etc, your body responds by increasing blood pressure and heart rate, and producing stress hormones. These can lead to serious health problems, not to mention weight gain, depression, and many more. One of the hormones produced when stress is elevated is cortisol, which is released in response to stress by the adrenal glands. If there is not a physical release of the stress (like through exercise), the cortisol

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How To Avoid Injuries When Starting A Fitness Routine

how to avoid injuries when starting a fitness routine

How To Avoid Injuries When Starting A Fitness Routine Now that spring weather is here, you may be looking to re-start your exercise program or commit to getting in shape. As you're eager to jump into your new workout routine and start seeing results, be sure that a workout injury doesn't get you off course of your plans to improve your health.  The human body is capable of adapting to an increase in work and intensity, but don't do too much too soon if you're just starting out. As many like to get outside and enjoy the fresh air with

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Mobile Personal Trainer | In-Home Personal Training

Mobile Personal Trainer | In-home Personal Trainer, Tracy Rewerts NASM CPT, WFS, Time For Change Personal Training, LLC

Mobile Personal Trainer | In-Home Personal Training Looking to develop a lifestyle that promotes fitness and health? Take a step in the right direction by hiring your own mobile personal trainer, or also known as In-home Personal Training. I'm Tracy Rewerts, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Women's fitness Specialist, and owner of Time For Change Personal Training, LLC. I'm a mobile personal trainer that can help you with your fitness and weight loss goals. What Is A Mobile Personal Trainer or In-home Personal Training? I bring my services as a mobile personal trainer to the client at their home.

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Are You Carrying Dangerous Fat Around Your Midsection?

Are You Carrying Dangerous Fat Around Your Midsection?

Are You Carrying Dangerous Fat Around Your Midsection? Carrying dangerous fat around your midsection or extra inches on your waist has been shown in countless studies to increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. New studies show that if you have a high waist-to-hip ratio (meaning you carry more fat around your waist than on your hips), you may be at greater risk for hypertension, diabetes and many other cardiovascular health problems. Waist-To-Hip Ratio Waist-to-hip ratio is being used more often by doctors in preference to Body Mass Index (BMI) as a better measurement of the risk of obesity and cardiovascular

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Women’s Fitness Specialist

Women's Fitness Specialist

Women's Fitness Specialist I recently completed another fitness course as a Women's Fitness Specialist (WFS), so I wanted to briefly explain the specific health challenges women have throughout their lifespan and the benefits of a specialized fitness program to maximize results for female clients in each of the age groups. This includes athletes and non-athletes, teens, pre- and postnatal women, pre, mid, and postmenopausal women, and women with specific health conditions that may compromise their overall health, well-being, or ability to regularly exercise. Women today face many demands on their time, which includes balancing a career, family, social obligations, and

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Boost Your Metabolism and Burn More Fat

boost your metabolism and burn more fat

Boost Your Metabolism and Burn More Fat Metabolism is the key to weight loss, and all you need to know is the higher your metabolism, the more calories you'll burn.  How do you boost your metabolism and burn more fat?  Your metabolic rate is influenced by your genetics, but exercising and watching what foods you eat can really boost your metabolism into high speed. Not all exercises are created equal when it comes to boosting your metabolism, so you must choose the best ones to obtain this goal.  You're looking for exercises that do three things: burn calories during the workout, burn

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