The Psychology Of Fitness

Mindsets, Body Types and Everything In Between
Quick Tip #16 ~ Have one Focus

Quick Tip #16 ~ Have one Focus

No matter what your reasons for exercising, there’s usually one main reason why you’re doing so.  This can range from wanting to look good naked to wanting to be healthy enough to keep up with a young son or daughter.  Along with this one main reason, we usually attach a bunch of other “justifications” to help keep us motivated.  This is normally a good thing as we want more reasons and more motivation to exercise.  The problem… Continue reading

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Tuesday Psych Post ~ Fat Loss Myths

Tuesday Psych Post ~ Fat Loss Myths

Please Note:  The link below takes you to my EliteFTS.com article ~ Fat Loss Isn’t Easy: Myths and Facts about Losing Weight.

There are so many different myths spread by “mainstream” journalism that it hurts to watch a respectable source be bogged down by the myths of eating healthy and fat loss.  These myths are not based on science and typically perpetuated by anecdotal evidence.

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Quick Tip #15 ~ Eat Your Calories

Quick Tip #15 ~ Eat Your Calories

When trying to lose weight, you really should avoid drinking your calories as most calories from beverages are nothing but empty calories.

Water, soda and milk all take up the same volume but vary greatly on the amount and type of calories consumed.  Water equals no calories.

Soda equals about 40 grams of sugar or about 160 calories – mainly from fructose.  This sugar spike will not only… Continue reading

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Monday Workout ~ “Fun” Leg Routine – 6/06/11

Monday Workout ~ “Fun” Leg Routine – 6/06/11

At the gym I manage, there’s not much in terms of standard barbell equipment.  We don’t have a squat rack and the closest thing to it is a Smith Machine.  Not my ideal when it comes to doing legs.  With that said, I’ve had some of my best leg workouts there.  How?  By following this routine:

1 – Adjustable pin Leg Press Machine – Heavy – 5 reps
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Fun Day Fridays ~ 6/3/2011

Fun Day Fridays ~ 6/3/2011

This post is going out to all the people who ate too much over Memorial Day weekend, got weighed in, saw they didn’t lose any weight, although they’ve been working hard in the gym and need a “Pick me up.” Here’s three posts that I think every member who’s in the 10-week Fat Loss Program should read:

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