Do You Have These Good Problems? mindset Oct 17, 2020

If you're on a journey to get better, you know the road is not smooth.

I'd say it's bumpy as heck.

Especially in the fourth quarter of every year.

October begins the holiday season, and with it, distractions and temptations that inadvertently mess...

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6 Best Medicine Ball Exercises train Oct 16, 2020

The old-school medicine ball, considered outdated until recently, is a form of resistance training designed to strengthen your abdomen, hip flexors, and low back, collectively known as your core.

Core muscles maintain the integrity of your spine,...

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11 Gym Mistakes to Avoid train Oct 15, 2020

It's no secret that many over-40 guys struggle to build and maintain muscle.

They think it's normal for a man to lose all of his muscle when he turns 40; however, that's a myth that needs to go away.

Middle-age guys also think that hormone...

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How to Win Your Day mindset Oct 14, 2020

The key to success in most things, especially your personal health, is to win your day.

It's something I learned a long time ago as a strength-and-conditioning coach hanging around professional athletes.

Win every meal.

Win every training session....

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Is Your Gym Cleaner Than a Grocery Store? train Oct 13, 2020

Wondering if it's safe to return to your gym?

Honestly I can't say; however, your fitness coach should be following CDC guidelines, just like we are doing at the best personal training program in Allentown, PA.

Check out this recent footage from...

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10 Habits of Nutrition nutrition Oct 13, 2020

Maybe you've gained some weight over the last six months and you know something needs to change.

Luckily for you, there’s a proven strategy to lose that unwanted bodyfat.

One of the fastest ways to lose weight is to focus on your nutrition.

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11 Ways to Improve mindset Oct 12, 2020

Our lives are challenging.

Most over-40 men and women are busy with work, kids, grandkids, and other things.

You have tons of obstacles and potholes to navigate.

But, no matter how tough things get, success begins with a winning mindset.

In other...

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4 Ways to Be Awesome mindset Oct 11, 2020

Let me ask you something.

It’s a tough one.

Will your body and lifestyle stand the test of time?

See, it’s a difficult question, because everybody wants to answer "yes."

Yet the truth for most is a definitive "no."

You’ve seen...

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Body-Part Training Is Dead train Oct 10, 2020

You don't have to sport a permed mullet and baggy muscle pants to look like an outdated bodybuilder.

For most guys, all it requires is a trip to the gym.

Why?

Because the average lifter still organizes his workouts by body part, designating a...

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3 Secrets to Improve Your Focus mindset Oct 09, 2020

"If you chase two rabbits you won't catch either one."  

There's so much truth in that proverb.

One of the top mistakes I see folks make is trying to focus on more than one thing at a time.  

I'll stand at the front of the line and admit...

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How to Spend Less Time In the Gym train Oct 08, 2020

Many guys, over the age of 40, follow slow-rep bodybuilding programs to increase muscle.

These mass-building workouts, devoid of explosive movements, like the box jump, result in punches and sprints that are slower than molasses — bad news...

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How to Box Jump When You're Over 40 train Oct 08, 2020

My three goals for every client-athlete are always the same:

Stay safe. Have fun. Get results.

Ultimately my wish is for you is to lead by example and inspire others to get healthy. But it begins with YOUR choices.

You choose to be healthy.

You...

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50 Reasons to Do Resistance Training train Oct 07, 2020

Ever notice, when somebody is evangelizing the benefits of exercise, they mention only a few basic things...

"Exercise is good for your heart."

Or, maybe they say something cute like, "Jogging and a good diet keeps the doctor away."

Well, let me...

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The Secret of Consistency nutrition Oct 07, 2020

The key to success, in anything, is often simpler than most would assume.

In fact, much of the time it's simple enough that it's a bit disappointing to the person seeking some "magical" answer that will solve all their problems and propel them to...

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Talent vs. Deliberate Practice mindset Oct 06, 2020

I make it a habit to study successful folks.  

You see, I've been a voracious reader of biographies as far back as I can recall.  

As a coach, I study coaches and other leaders in hopes of improving my own performance... because that...

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How to Stop Overeating at Night nutrition Oct 05, 2020

I have a story about the value of a good teacher or mentor.  

As a coach I'm always looking for teaching opportunities to help my client-athletes meet their goals.  

Some clients want to lose between 10 and 50 pounds of excess body fat....

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Success Is Never Rainbows and Unicorns 🦄 mindset Oct 02, 2020

Decide what you want, believe you deserve it, and put yourself in a situation to make it your reality.

It's really that simple.

Respectfully speaking, please stop waiting for some quick-fix workout or magic diet pill.

A quick story about unicorns....

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Is Your Workout Broken? train Oct 01, 2020

This may not sit well with some people who are over the age of 40, but I’m okay with that.

See, people want to be happy… and the common approaches to nutrition and fitness don’t make them happy.

Seems simple, right?

But consider...

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8 Ways to Boost Brain Power mindset Sep 30, 2020

I'm obsessed with figuring out how to do things better.

More efficiently.

In fact there's something called the Minimum Effective Dose (MED), which is right up my alley.

Maybe you will like it too.

The MED is simply the smallest dose that will...

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How to Gain Muscle with Less Weight train Sep 29, 2020

You can have your ideal body.  

One that provides you the ability to do whatever you want and live a wonderful lifestyle…  

...all while having an impact that you’re proud of.  

Helping others and leaving a legacy....

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Myth of the Home Gym mindset Sep 28, 2020

Everybody has a friend that's eternally starting some "new" diet or workout regimen.  

Problem is, your friend is rarely successful.  

That's because this newfangled solution is actually a rotten trick.  

Let me explain.  

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