Top Calorie Burner: Weight Training vs. Fitness Training

Top Calorie Burner: Weight Training vs. Fitness Training

NORTH Magazine: May 2013

Top Calorie Burner: Weight Training vs Cardio Training What’s your best friend in the fight to burn body fat, cardio training or weight training? This seems to be the million dollar question for many fitness enthusiasts. While both forms of training benefit the body in numerous ways, they can yield very different results. Here’s a … Continued

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Twelve Benefits of Fish Oil

Twelve Benefits of Fish Oil

NORTH Magazine: Aug 2013

August 2013 Twelve Quick Benefits of Fish Oil The supplement industry can be extremely confusing as there are many supplements out there that are unnecessarily hyped to improve sales. You hear all kinds of unbelievable claims. There are only a couple supplements out there at really deserve all the hype and fish oil is one … Continued

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Health and Fitness Truths Revealed

Health and Fitness Truths Revealed

NORTH Magazine: Sept 2013

Sept 2013 Health and Fitness TRUTHS Revealed Fitness can be a confusing topic for many people, which is probably why so many people just ignore it altogether. Contrary to popular belief, the industry changes all the time. New workouts or diet fads start, old ones die off, people hit plateaus and give up and others … Continued

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Steps to your Fitness Success

Steps to your Fitness Success

NORTH Magazine: Mar/Apr 2014

Steps to your Fitness Success Taking on a ‘mission’ without a defined goal or a plan is the same as walking out of your front door and not knowing where you’re going. If you have no plan, it’s only luck that will get you where you truly want to be. Goals are important because they … Continued

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Rethink Your Snack Options

Rethink Your Snack Options

NORTH Magazine: Mar/Apr 2014

Rethink Your Snack Options Whey protein gives you a needed protein boost without unnecessary sugars Healthy snacks for the family can be extremely hard to find these days. Most television commercials and advertisements promote these unhealthy snacks, full of saturated fats, sugar, and simple carbohydrates. These are popular options because they’re fast, easy, and cheap. … Continued

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Beach Body by Summer

Beach Body by Summer

NORTH Magazine: May/June 2014

Beach Body by Summer Summertime is right around the corner and this should be the year that you stop covering up that body. In order to make changes the fastest, you’ll need to buckle down and focus for the next 8-12 weeks. This beach body guidelines will have you well on your way to that body you’ve … Continued

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6 Myths About 6 Pack Abs

6 Myths About 6 Pack Abs

NORTH Magazine: July/Aug 2014

6 Pack Abs Myths Carved out six-pack abs are probably the most sought after muscle group in the human body for both men and women. Unfortunately, there are all kinds of misconceptions and myths surrounding this body part’s development.  The following is a list of the most common myths associated with a hard set of … Continued

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Fat Burning Foods

Fat Burning Foods

NORTH Magazine: Sept/Oct 2014

Fat Burning Foods Nutrition is a critical component of any successful health and fitness program. Some people say that nutrition is 80% of the equation (the percentages vary but the point is used to highlight the necessity of proper nutrition). If you exercise for an hour a day, that accounts for 4% of your total … Continued

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4 Daily Choices that Make a Big Difference

4 Daily Choices that Make a Big Difference

NORTH Magazine: Jan/Feb 2015

4 Daily Choices That Make a Big Difference Before you even step foot in they gym, a lot can be done to improve your health and fitness. Look around – opportunities to burn calories surround nearly every decision you make. These simple steps are critical in achieving real progress toward your goals. Most of these … Continued

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You Gotta Have a Plan

You Gotta Have a Plan

NORTH Magazine: Mar/Apr 2015

New Year’s time brings the annual resolution process for so many people.  One of the top resolutions has been about fitness.  Many times people give up before they reach their fitness goals because they don’t see progress.  With so much contradicting information out there, who can blame them?  Here are some simple healthy solutions to … Continued

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Healthy Eating in 8 Steps

Healthy Eating in 8 Steps

NORTH Magazine: May/June 2015

Healhy Eating in 8 Steps The personal trainer comes out in me any time I get questions about what someone should eat in order to reach their fitness goals.  Most people don’t want to hear what they need to give up in order to get that dream body they’ve been working for.  Others already have … Continued

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Simple Summer Steps

Simple Summer Steps

NORTH Magazine: July/Aug 2015

Here comes summer.  Are you ready?  Chances are, if you’ve waited until now to start getting in shape for swimsuit season, you’re probably too late.  It takes time for your body to change.  As I tell my clients, it takes a while for you to gradually put that weight on, so it takes time to … Continued

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Is Fitness Keeping you From Living?

Is Fitness Keeping you From Living?

For some people, the vanity-side of exercise is a thing of the past, or simply not realistic. Now, there’s nothing wrong with working out to look and feel better, but for some people, fitness is actually about QUALITY OF LIFE. Here’s what I mean. This past weekend I went out to Zion National Park in … Continued

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