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6 Reasons Why YOU Should Be Doing Strength Training

When you think of strength training you might think of big bulky muscles and heavy weights, however, there is so much more to it. If you’re looking to reduce body fat, gain lean muscle mass, AND burn more calories, then YOU should be doing strength training.   As we age, lean muscle mass decreases, and […]

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Why YOU Should Be Doing Circuit Training

When you work out by yourself it can be difficult to know exactly what to do. I get a lot of clients asking me questions on planning their own workouts, especially if they are traveling or only have a limited amount of time. My answer is simply circuit training! So what is circuit training and […]

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Are We Really “Fit”?

Today social media and the fitness industry go hand-in-hand. We can be in the comfort of our own home, open Instagram and see hundreds of new products, must-have supplements, and countless ripped bodies with picture-perfect abs on both men and women. The idea of having a 6 pack, fake boobs, and muscle booty is a […]

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Taylor’s Favorite Things

CHARLEY & CHARLEY GEL Ever wake up with a shooting calf cramp? Do you suffer from joint or muscle stiffness? Or do your workouts have you crawling up the stairs the next day? I personally qualify for each of these situations and I know first hand, how painful it can be. As a D1 athlete […]

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Forget the Scale

Losing weight can be the most frustrating process. It doesn’t happen overnight and there’s truly no “healthy” quick fix. When you first start a new exercise routine it can be daunting, as well as exciting. You might be super amped to hit the ground running…literally, but when results don’t happen quickly people tend to get […]

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Start NOW!

Summer is quickly approaching, which means beach, pool parties, vacations, tanning, trips to the river, and a lot less clothing. Don’t wait one more summer hiding in your oversized T to make a change. It’s never too late to start a new exercise regimen or turn your current one up a notch. Quit saying I’ll […]

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Why Pull-Ups?

  WHY PULL-UPS?   Pull-ups are a fundamental, compound movement that strengthen your upper body, grip strength, and can quickly raise your heart rate. Pull-ups can be performed in multiple variations: overhand wide grip, overhand close grip, reverse grip chin up, and as negatives (to be explained later), and the best part is…they can be […]

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