What does it take to get results?

Over the past 14 years I’ve had the opportunity to train hundreds of individuals.  All with their own stories, histories, and expectations.  And during that time I’ve developed a pretty keen sense in reading people.  More times than not I know within the first five minutes of meeting someone if they are truly going to […]

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Post-Workout Nutrition is Critical for Quicker Recovery

When food and fitness are in the same sentence, most people instantly think of fat loss. Far less often do people think about the role of nutrition in workout recovery. But consider the things that happen to the body after a demanding workout: ▪ The body is in a “catabolic” state (that means the breakdown of […]

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Keep your Head Above Water

There may be times when you wonder why your energy levels are so low or why you’ve been feeling more fatigued than usual. Often it’s a result of simply not drinking enough water. Since the human body is about 70 percent water, it only makes sense that water intake is key for maintaining optimal energy […]

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Awakening the Beast!

Wow…where do I even begin?? This is some tough shit, and has been since day one. I started coming a few years ago, intermittently, with my wife. This became both my self-care and marriage therapy lol. I am very grateful my wife talked me into attending Champion Fitness. She encouraged me to go, told me […]

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Nutrition Tips to Get You on the Right Path

There is no shortage of information when it comes to nutrition. And unfortunately there isn’t a universal method or diet that will work for everyone either. You hear about diets like Paleo, Atkins, The Zone Diet, eating for your blood type, etc. Each author will make a sound argument for the benefits of that approach, […]

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Be Flexible: You’re Body will Thank You

Flexibility training is often the most overlooked and skipped part of a workout routine. With so many areas to address such as core, strength and cardio conditioning, it can be a challenge to fit in. However, flexibility shouldn’t be neglected, especially when you consider the benefits. Flexibility training can help improve posture, increase mobility, increase […]

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Go Inward

Too often we look for things to distract us in life. Television…celebrity gossip…drinking…anything to avoid looking within ourselves.  Exercise isn’t any different.  Go inside any big gym and you’ll see countless people mindlessly pedaling away on a recumbent bike or strolling on a treadmill, staring at the television, reading a magazine, simply to distract themselves […]

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The Mindset Needed for Permanent Fitness Success

I am going on my sixth year in writing this column and every January I feel this strong obligation to “keep it real” for you all.  As you embark on your fitness quest with high hopes and a renewed sense of motivation to conquer all of your goals this year, make no mistake that challenges […]

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