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4 Workout-Motivation Tricks to Guarantee You Get to the Gym This Week

It’s that time of year again. The hopefulness and exuberance of the New Year has given way to the cold reality: Getting in shape is […]

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The Case for Why You Should Weigh Yourself Every Day

I used to tell my personal training clients that they shouldn’t step on the scale. I knew that it could be an emotional experience for […]

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The Safest Exercise of All Time

What would you guess is the safest exercise of all time? Before you answer, consider this. Fitness trends over the past few decades have taught […]

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Fitness Naysayers: How to Cope with People Who Try to Bring You Down

Over the holidays, a few of my clients went home to visit extended family. One by one, they faced onslaughts of negative nonsense. “Are you […]

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Prepare Thyself: How to Survive the New Year’s Resolution Crowds at the Gym

Every year between January and March, commercial gyms look more like the set of a zombie movie than a place to get in shape, with […]

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Expert Opinion: Why The Biggest Loser Is the Worst

Notorious celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels found herself in hot water last week for giving her team on The Biggest Loser caffeine pills without a doctor’s […]

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Expert Advice: How to Prevent Yoga Injuries with Strength Training

It’s better to bend than to break—so the proverb goes. But what if the bending causes the breakage? Earlier this month the New York Times […]