Burn More Calories Walking

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Personal Trainer Estero

Walking is a great way to get cardiovascular exercise, I want to show you or ways of increasing your calorie burning capability while walking on either a treadmill or outdoors. First, increasing the speed of your walk. There are two ways to speed up your walk, one by lengthening your stride, and a second by increasing the number of steps … Read More

Death by Plastic Water Bottle

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Tim Shevlin Bonita

Every once in a while there is a report on the news about leaving your plastic water bottles in the car and how dangerous it is. The problem with that statement, is that the damage has already been done. Water is packaged into plastic bottles at many different locations around the world, from that point the water bottles are put … Read More

Avoid Damage to the Spine from Cell Phone Over Use

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Back Pain Relief

Cell phone usage is on the rise, and because of that our bodies are taking a heavy toll. I have seen news reports that show the way we are supposed to hold a cell phone while texting, playing a game, or browsing the Internet to keep our spine in proper alignment and ergonomically correct. While this is helpful, I don’t … Read More

Sunscreen

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Natural Sunscreen

Summer is fast approaching and I get a lot of questions this time of year about what type of sunscreen to use. Types of sunscreen that is good for your skin, and if sunscreen to actually beneficial is probably one of my favorite topics, primarily because there are so many false claims on the internet. Everyone with a blog post … Read More

Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise

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Cardiovascular exercise, also known as cardio, has many benefits to your body. Cardio is any movement that gets your heart rate up and increases blood circulation. Cardio is a key component to your fitness plan, whether through running, walking, or biking. Cardio is most often used to burn off calories. All cardio burns off excess calories, but some forms of … Read More

Tips for a Summer Six-Pack

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Tim Shevlin Six Pack

Summer is coming, and what better way to prepare than getting rock-hard abs? Everyone hits the gym in the last few months before summer trying to get that summer body, but few actually accomplish that. Lucky for you, I have the secrets to the best summer six-pack that will give you rockin’ abs in killer time. Getting rid of the … Read More

Benefits of a Personal Trainer

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Personal Trainer Port Charlotte

Exercise is a great way to stay fit and healthy, but many people don’t the right way to exercise their body. A big misunderstanding with exercising is people follow a routine designed for someone else, and their body doesn’t benefit the same way from it. A personal trainer can design a routine meant for your body that will help you … Read More

3 Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Quality of Life

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Yoga is widely known for its holistic health benefits. Incorporating yoga into a health routine can quickly improve an individual’s quality of life. By improving 3 specific areas of our lives that are critical to good health and happiness, we may see changes in many aspects of our life. 1) Improve mobility Physical yoga can vary from gentle slow movements … Read More

Mindful Running

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Mindful Running

As a certified MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) instructor I am very knowledgeable about mindful activities, and I can’t wait to share with you what happened during my last mindful running experience, but first let me tell you why mindfulness is important to me, and how mindfulness helped change my life.  As I have mentioned before, I am in recovery … Read More

Updated Marathon Training

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Marathon Training

Like I mentioned in my last post, things did not go according to my best laid plans, so I need to make some changes and come up with a new and improved marathon training program that worked in conjunction with my personal training schedule.  Now, that doesn’t mean that I am going to throw everything that I did out the … Read More