From Work to Gym with aLign Bag. Giveaway and a Workout!

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One of the really cool things about Blogfest and IDEA World is the Expo. It’s one of the largest fitness expos in the world and it’s loaded with vendors of everything from fitness clothing to protein powder, from top of the line fitness equipment to the newest group exercise classes. It’s so much fun to wander […]

How to Overcome the Top 5 Exercise Excuses

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You haven’t started your fitness program yet. You know you should. You’ve heard the benefits. So, what’s your excuse? Oh, and try to be original. As a personal trainer and coach, I have probably heard every excuse in the book. If you spend more time making excuses than actually working out, read on. I have […]

My IDEA World Experience: The Functional Workouts

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As you know, I spent last week at Blogfest and the IDEA World Fitness Convention. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways. While Thursday and Friday were spent learning some great blogging information, the last two days I was able to attend six workshops. In addition, on Friday, mixed in with all that blogging stuff, we […]

How to Pack for Blogfest

Packing for Blogfest

With Blogfest just a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about what to bring. I always tend to over-pack, and since I’m driving to Los Angeles, that’s not too big of a deal. However, if you’re flying in you will want to make sure to pack as lightly as possible, yet still bring […]

10 Benefits of Fascial Stretch Therapy

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Stretching has become a much debated topic in recent times. For years it was touted as the key to restoring flexibility, improving athletic performance, and reducing injuries. Then stretching, particularly passive stretching, fell out of popularity in favor of more dynamic moves that were designed to prepare the body for sport. Passive stretching is reserved […]

Are You Confident Enough to #GoCommando?

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  Quick confession: I’ve been going commando for running, fitness, and yoga for years. And, since I work as a personal trainer, and wear spandex daily, I #GoCommando in my work clothes too. So there. Of course, I’m a longtime Cottonelle fan, so I’ve had clean confidence for a while. Of course, Cottonelle is not […]