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I am busy 24/7. Here’s How I Find Time To Exercise, Eat Right, And Have Fun

I’m busy 24/7! I am constantly keeping myself in check to create some calm and routine. As a busy teacher, personal trainer, mom and fitness junkie, I’ve found that small things lead to big changes. My favourite quote of all time is from Saint Francis of Assisi, “Start by doing what is necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you’re doing the impossible.” Ithas been my mantra for many tough situations that I may find myself in, like managing a hectic schedule. Being constantly on the go means that it is essential to keep balance in my life through habits that I practice every week. These habits have created peace of mind while still allowing me to have fun and fit it all in. Habit #1: Take advantage of the night

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Star Client of the Month

 

Star Client of the Month Meet Sabrina! Fitness is about being consistent, motivated, passionate and a desire to be your best, all the time. When people do that all the time, day in day out, year after year, their hard work can turn into, “it must be genetics”. That is not true, and I want to salute the ladies who put in the time and work. I have been training Sabrina for years now, and I can say first hand, that is all hard work. Read More

GREEN ZONE – 71 – 80% Maximum Effort

The Green Zone is less intense than the yellow and red zone and will enable you to train for longer periods of time more comfortably. This is also known as steady-state training if you’re doing aerobic based exercise. When your heart rate puts you in the Green Zone, you will burn less calories than training in the yellow zone, but, a high percentage of those calories you burn will come from your fat storage. The following article will outline what is happening to the body while training in the green zone and how one will feel in this zone, what are the benefits of this zone are and what classes best utilize this zone. Read More

The Right Amount of Protein

To lose fat, reduce the amount of muscle tissue lost during a diet, improve appetite and lower various cardiometabolic risk factors, you should consider eating 1 gram of protein daily per every pound of bodyweight. The chart below suggests appropriate grams of daily intake of protein based on pounds you see on the scale. Read More