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Category Archives for "Motivation"

June 11, 2017

What Holds Us Back?

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What holds people back from working out?Let’s talk about ourselves for a minute. Baby Boomers. It’s pretty well known that our generation went from the fittest ever to the flabbiest. We’re in worse shape now than our parents were at this age, and our parents didn’t often leave the couch.Only 35% of us exercise on […]

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March 1, 2017

How to Get Motivated to Workout and Stay Motivated

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Feelings, not hard facts, are the key to getting motivated to workout – and even more importantly, they are the key to stay motivated. Knowing how to get motivated to workout is probably more important than the nature of the actual workout. Without motivation, people never start in the first place and without the ability to stay motivated, […]

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January 31, 2017

Why I Hate Baby Boomers

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“Why I hate baby boomers” is a declaration found frequently in blogs and other online essays these days, most of them written by our own kids — the dread and much maligned Millenials. There are 75.4 million Millenials in the U.S., aged 19 – 35. And they have reasons to be angry at us. According to […]

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January 20, 2017

Health Benefits of Weight Lifting

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The health benefits of weight training have been proven in study after study, yet people, especially Baby Boomers, continue to remain largely inactive and susceptible to a host of preventable diseases and conditions. Before we get to the list of great benefits you will receive if you do it, we need to address the question […]

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January 5, 2017

Why My Workout Not Working

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Why my workout not working, you ask?  Sadly, the numbers indicate that many people’s workout programs are failing. 67% of gym members never go: Statistic Brain:   46% of people who had downloaded fitness apps no longer used them: researchers at NYU. Many will quit their workout routines within two weeks of their New Year’s resolutions, and about […]

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December 16, 2016

Mind Muscle Connection Training

Connect Mind & Muscle

Mind Muscle Connection training is all about really feeling the resistance in the target muscle you’re working. It’s about mental focus as you take a muscle to ‘exhaustion’ in each set. You see too many people in the gym who are using bad form that is not generating any benefit for them: The Macho Cheater. Here’s a […]

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