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Cardio / By: Andrew Lizotte B.S., CSCS

by Andrew CSCS, March 12, 2018

When it comes to working out, the most common answer to the question, “What is your goal?” is, “Lose weight.” For many people, this goal probably makes sense. However, we need to dig a little deeper to uncover the best approach to do so. By just looking at the number on the scale with “tunnel […]

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F.I.T.T. Training Principle / By Andrew Lizotte B.S., CSCS

by Andrew CSCS, February 12, 2018

The fact that you’re even at the gym, ready and willing to work out, means that you’ve already overcome the hardest part… Showing up at all! It’s funny how our brains’ work, and our emotional response (positive or negative, depending on the person) in regard to exercise and physical fitness. Just showing up at all, […]

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Cross Education Training / By: Andrew Lizotte B.S., CSCS

by Andrew CSCS, January 18, 2018

In the gym, we workout to see results; to reach our goals. Once we find a good routine and rhythm in our training, few things are more frustrating than when an injury occurs that impedes our ability to continue on the path to better health and overall quality of life. However, when an injury occurs, […]

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Training Differences – Male vs. Female / By: Andrew Lizotte CSCS

by Andrew CSCS, August 22, 2017

“I don’t want to get bulky.”…….. “Will this make me look like a guy?”…….. “I only want to tone my muscles.”   These are just a few of the comments heard when discussing training plans and goals with the majority of female training clients. While these statements are valid concerns to bring up, the reality […]

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Sport Specific Training / By: Andrew Lizotte CSCS

by Andrew CSCS, August 11, 2017

Everyone who steps foot in the gym to workout has the same general goal and purpose in mind…. See results! However, the approach that needs to be taken to get from A (where you are when you start) to B (your results after all the hard work) is different for each person. Let’s face it… […]

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Exercise and Bone Health

by Ryan Day, Personal Trainer, November 16, 2016

When you think about the benefits of exercise what typically come to mind? Weight loss, strength, heart health so on and so forth, right? While these are all great, there are other benefits that are often overlooked. For example, bone health. What if I told you in order to have strong bones it takes a […]

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Starting an Exercise Program

by Ryan Day, Personal Trainer, October 11, 2016

Everyone is always wondering what the newest and best workout program is. What's going to help me lose weight? What’s going to make me strong? If I follow Arnold Schwarzenegger's new program I'm going to look like him, right? Everyone has different goals, but how are we going to make sure we achieve them? When […]

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