Upcoming Workshops From Personal Best

Personal Best is offering a series of workshops this spring for  both clients and non clients. -Nordic Walking Classes begin in April through Assabet After Dark Adult Ed Programs in Marlborough, Mass. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30am starting Saturday, April, 18th , 2009. Register through Assabet After Dark Adult Ed. -Personal Best is offering …

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The Top 5 reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight- And What To Do About Them

In my 20 years of working in the fitness industry, I have never, note never, met anyone who could not lose weight no matter how hard they tried (aside from people with serious metabolic disorders). Unfailingly, clients who could not lose weight were making crucial mistakes that were preventing them from success. Unfortunately, many people …

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Fitness Research Studies YOU Need to Know About

You’ve heard me talk about the importance of incoporating INTENSE exercise into your fitness regimen. I’ve spoken about how high intensity exercise- both weight training and cardio-is safe for most populations( as long as you start at a level appropriate for your fitness and progress up), and you’ve heard me expound on the fat burning, muscle building, …

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The Link Between Obesity and Depression- An American Epidemic?

I have been working in fitness since 1988, and have spent quite alot of time working specifically with women as either a fitness instructor or a personal training/strength coach. I have many success stories to tell, and won’t bore you with those, because what I really want to discuss are the stories which did not result in success.  …

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“Stop Killing Yourself With Your Knife And Fork”- Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee’s health obsession

Despite what our common sense tells us, despite the fact that we are in denial about our eating and exercising habits, let’s face it, we are all still hoping that there is some “secret” to successful weight loss that has not been revealed to us yet. Yes, maybe in 100 years, we will finally figure …

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