Get Out of Pain

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Being in chronic pain is no way to live life.  It sucks the energy right out of us.  In my over twenty-five years of being a fitness professional I have worked with so many people that suffer from chronic pain whether it’s a shoulder, knee, hip or back with low back pain being the most common ailment I see. 

BACK PAIN IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DISABILITY

In fact, it is estimated that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain some time in their lives. ...

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3 Musts to Make Extreme Self-Care a Priority

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If we don’t have our health what do we have?  Sadly many of us neglect our physical body.  We take for granted this amazing God given vessel we are given.  We abuse it with poor nutrition, lack of exercise, limited sleep and chronic stress.  We are over-worked, stressed and exhausted and our body takes the brunt of this go, go, go mentality. 

I would like to propose a new possibility for our health and taking care of our body.  One where we treat our body...

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Lottery Ticket vs. the Sculpture

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We hear these marketing ploys over and over again from the fitness industry;  Follow this exercise program for 21 days and you will have the perfect body.   Do the ab roller for 21 days and you will get 6 pack abs.  Follow the 21 day diet and you will melt off all of your fat.   We have all heard that it takes 21 days to change a habit.  But is that really accurate?  Is it really that simple?   

Changing our habits can be extremely...

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3 Strategies to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life and Stay There

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It is significantly more challenging to get in shape than it is to stay there.  In fact yo-yo dieting can be one of the hardest things on your body and your metabolism.  I tell my clients work hard to get in the best shape of their life and then do what it takes to stay there.  Maintenance of your fitness is much easier than the road getting there.

My challenge to you today is to decide to get in the best shape of your life no matter if you are 20 or 80 years old.  Every...

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How to go from Pain to Performance

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Excruciating Pain

The pain I felt in my hip started about 7 seven years ago.  I noticed that I was having a hard time bending over to tie my shoes and if I sat for long periods of time, my hip would get “stuck” and I had to move it in a certain position in order for it to get “unstuck”.  The pain and limited mobility kept getting worse and worse.  I didn’t have a specific injury, but eventually I was diagnosed with femoral acetabular...

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3 Tips to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life and Stay There

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It is significantly more challenging to get in shape than it is to stay there. In fact yo-yo dieting can be one of the hardest things on your body and your metabolism. I tell my clients work hard to get in the best shape of your life and then do what it takes to stay there. Maintenance of your fitness is much easier than the road getting there.

My challenge to you today is to decide to get in the best shape of your life no matter if you are 20 or 80 years old. Every great accomplishment...

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