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The Trend is Dead: 8 Fitness Trends that Didn’t Pan Out, Part 1

“It’s digging time again You’re nurturing the weakest trend” – Pantera, The Great Southern Trendkill Indisputably one of the greatest heavy metal bands of all time, Pantera weathered the storm through dozens of music trends. Glam rock, grunge and hip hop

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3 Quick Breakfast Options for Early Morning Exercisers

Most of my personal training clients exercise first thing in the morning. This means waking up anywhere between 4 and 6 a.m. And not surprisingly, when waking up at the ass crack of dawn, making and eating a healthy breakfast

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The (Not So) Dirty Half Dozen – the 6 Best Foods for Bulking this Winter

A new co-worker recently made his home out on the quad in front of my building. His name is Indomitable, and he’s a 10-foot tall Kodiak bear cast in bronze. Besides looking like an absolute boss, Indomitable reminds me of

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What I’m Thankful For

It’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Tons of food, family, football and napping – that’s as good as it gets. In between bouts of turkey, potatoes and stuffing (yes, bout, like a boxing match, because I was

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7 Rules for Effective “Metcon” Workouts, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we learned what metcons are, why people love them and why you might want to do them. We also discussed four rules to make metcons more effective. To recap: Pick simple exercises Use full

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Life Lessons from Ohio

Well, it’s been over a month since I’ve posted, but with good reason. I just finished up finals for my last full semester of graduate school and I’m two summer classes away from having my Master’s degree. In celebration of

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25 Random Fitness Thoughts

There’s something really relaxing to me about being at the baseball field. A few years removed from my playing days, I can finally sit and watch a game without the anxiety/butterflies I got as a player. One of my favorite

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