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Common mistakes in the gym

Common mistakes in the gym

Sometimes it’s easy to have a solidly good workout, and other times? A bit more challenging. For example, there are days where I can’t wait, I’m dying to, I’m literally craving cardio and kettlebell swings (yes, I’m really serious!). And there are times I’d rather throw myself down the stairs […]

Awesome workout to kill your booty

Awesome workout to kill your booty

I’ve been keepin ‘ a little Five Star notebook to document my workouts and weight amounts since I was a teenager. I like to see my progress. For example, I used 15 lb dumbbells for chest press in high school, 25 lbs in college, and now I […]

On where to start to lose weight and be healthier

On where to start to lose weight and be healthier

Collectively, we’re an unhealthy bunch. Our children?  Vastly chubbier. Our blood pressure and cholesterol? Far higher. And our heart disease and cancer rates? Staggering as compared to 50 years ago. In the 1960s, only about 10% of us were obese. Today almost 40% of us are. I […]

VO2 max & the Fat Burning Zone

VO2 max & the Fat Burning Zone

Efficient Exercise We’ve all seen those color coded zone diagrams on the fitness equipment at the gym. Work this hard and you are in the Fat Burning Zone, a bit harder and you are in the Aerobic Zone. We all want to exercise and work […]