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60 seconds or less: Youth sports intensity

March 4, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. “What’s the right age to get serious about a sport?” High school. If the greatest players of all-time didn’t need to get serious before then, neither does anybody else. Alex Rodriguez: “Take us behind […]

60 seconds or less: Workout motivation

February 11, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. “How do I get more motivated?” Accept all your excuses are nonsense. I’ve heard them all. It’s always either, younger => “don’t need to exercise” middle aged => “too busy” older => “gonna take […]

60 seconds or less: Should I use machines?

February 4, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. Should I use machines for lifting? Probably not. It’s not because the machines are way less effective or anything like that. When it comes to gaining muscle or strength, resistance is resistance. When it comes […]

60 seconds or less: Is deadlifting dangerous?

January 28, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. Should I fear deadlifting? What would you do if you wanted to get hurt lifting? You’d, Focus on the most injury prone area (low back) Lift basically as much as your body could Lean over […]

60 seconds or less: Soreness

January 21, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. Soreness from exercising is good, right? No. Think about who gets sore the most- people the most out of shape. If you’ve been squatting or running for a while, then you take a couple […]

60 seconds or less: Fitness genetics

January 14, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. Explaining genetics, or the limits of hard work I had a client, John. He was 45 years old. He had been in the gym some, but never seriously. A goal was to bench press his bodyweight. For context, an impressive bench […]

60 seconds or less: How many calories?

January 7, 2019

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This is part of the Real Talk With Client Series. Click here for the rules. Go here to see other topics. – How many calories should I eat? – You’re brand new to the gym and losing weight scene (I’m often asked this question on a client’s first personal training session) Don’t worry about it […]