Body Force Fitness

“I can’t eat carbs, I get fat.” Let’s look at that for a second. We all know someone who has made this statement at some point in our lives, maybe even you? I have even said such ridiculous things before I knew better. When someone says, “I get fat,” is that because the scale goes…

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The most difficult part of starting a fitness program is finding your motivation. THE STATISTICS Brace yourself.  According to Rod K. Dishman, Ph.D., director of the Behavioral Fitness Laboratory at the University of Georgia, nearly 50 percent of people who begin an exercise program drop out within the first 6 months.  The question is, “Why?” …

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Body Force Fitness

Having a strong exercise routine is important, however you need to be careful to avoid overtraining. Sometimes we get so into our routine and so focused on our weight-loss or strength training goals that we go too hard and don’t see that we are doing is actually moving us further away from our goals. We…

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Body Force Fitness

When I was little I remember that my Mom-mom always had this cookie jar in her kitchen. The actual cookie jar is in the picture for this blog, my sister has it now. She kept cookies stocked up all the time especially when she was expecting a visit from the grandkids. Sometimes she would have…

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Breakfast

If you are like a large number of people, you probably skip breakfast most days, especially during the work week. The secret power of breakfast is often overlooked especially if you are trying to lose weight. So, what should you eat for breakfast when trying to lose weight. HERE IS MY SHORT ANSWER: Concentrate on…

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Body Force Fitness

One thing that is often overlooked when it comes to getting fit is how to recover from muscle soreness. I am guilty of this myself. We all concentrate our fitness efforts on getting to the gym and working out, doing our cardio and our Team or semi-private training, or our own workouts. We push our…

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Body Force Fitness

5 Strength Training Mistakes we often see clients make. You probably know we are big fans of strength training, and for good reason. It works. As the body ages you lose muscle at a greater and greater rate with each passing decade. This muscle loss results in decreased strength with age. While this is a…

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Body Force Fitness

These strategies to add exercise in your day, make getting regular exercise is easier than you think.  If you are a busy adult juggling a career, family, and some resemblance of any social life at all, you know if can be hard to squeeze in a workout.  But, if you think that you have to…

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Body Force Fitness

The things you do first thing in the morning set the stage to win the day. What do you do to start your day out with positive energy and a good mindset? U.S Navy Admiral William McRaven says, “If you want to change the world, start by making your bed”.  This simple task performed every…

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Body Force Fitness

When you get down to basics, there are 4 keys to weight loss. I have been a fitness enthusiast for more than 30 years. Actually, now that I think about it, it’s closer to 40 years.  I got my first weight set when I was about 8 years old. It was called the DP Junior…

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