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FitTip: 5 Tips for Making and Keeping Your Fitness New Year’s Resolution

5 Tips for Making and Keeping Your Fitness New Year’s Resolution “Though no one can go back, and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard Tip 1:  Be Specific with your resolution.  Being specific with your resolution will help you define the steps…

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January 6, 2017

My Next Chapter: Danielle’s Evolution… A Year Later

My Journey … A Year Later Danielle, Co-Owner of Evolution Fitness, began documenting her fitness and nutrition journey last year when she dialed it in post pregnancy.  As a new mom and business owner, she felt herself slipping and decided to take charge and participate in the Century 100 Workout Challenge while also using a few other…

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September 22, 2016

Muffin-Top Meltdown – Week 3

Meltdown  Coming off a busy week, I was mentally focused and ready to up my game this week with 4 workouts and rocking my Muffin Top Meltdown (MTM) fitness program.  Tuesday I took an awesome Total Body class and had tons of energy.  As I was gearing up for the next day….BOOM I wake up…

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May 27, 2016

Muffin-Top Meltdown – Week 2

meltdown We started week 2 strong with our workouts scheduled, our food prepped and packed and our minds focused on the training at hand.  It was going to be a challenging week though.  I had a Lax team dinner and a benefit that week (everything there was NOT part of the nutrition plan).  I find…

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May 18, 2016

Holiday Survival Guide!!

They’re here!!  Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas and New Year’s all are happening in the span of 5 weeks.  Does this mean five weeks of temptations, overeating and indulgences? It’s up to you! Studies show that the weight you gain during the holidays is usually never lost and is mostly made up of fat.  Your body fat…

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November 20, 2015

Preparing for the Weekend Warrior Competition

Your gym mates or friends ask you to join them in a Mud Run, Bike Race or Dragon Boat Competition. How do you prepare? Sure you work out regularly, however, are there things you can do to be sure you do your best and not get injured? Yes, there is! Even if there is no race…

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July 28, 2015

Tabata… What?

If you want to lose fat, increase your anaerobic and areobic capacity and raise your metabloism to a higher gear in a short amount of time then a Tabata workout is for you! The Tabata workout protocol was discovered by Dr. Izumi Tabata a Japanese physician and researcher.  He conducted a six week study using…

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June 19, 2015

Recovery…Just as important as the workout itself

Whether its 60 seconds rest between sets during your workout or the sleep you get at night; make sure you take the time to recover!  RECOVERY can be instrumental in achieving the fitness results you are searching for. For instance, studies show that getting adequate amounts of quality sleep, about 7-8 hours, can help your…

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June 5, 2015

Get the Most out of Every Workout……..Make your Workout Work for you!

Make your Workout Work for you! How do you make your workout work for you?   Be mentally present.  During every class and semi-private, your number one goal should be good form.  Rely on your coaches to give you cue’s to improve your technique.  Concentrate on making every lift, skip and sprint one of your best.…

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May 15, 2015

7 Tips to Optimize Your Workout : Get the Most Bang for Your Buck!

7 Tips to Optimize Your Workout : Get the Most Bang for Your Buck! 1. Foam Roll Before & After Your Workout Foam rolling is a Self-Myofascial Release technique (think self-massage) that improves flexibility, function, and performance during your workouts. It also lowers your risk of injury, improves spinal alignment, and aids in post-workout recovery.…

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November 1, 2012
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