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Why you aren’t seeing results from your workouts

Here’s the scenario: You go to the gym 3-4 times per week. You work really hard (this is relative) you sweat a lot (this has to count for something, right?) and you even instagram it so everyone knows you went. But for some reason, you still aren’t getting results, why not?

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Starting a new fitness routine

Believe it or not, starting a new fitness routine is not easy for everyone. Some people come from a long life of sports and being on teams, but many others have not. Starting a fitness routine, especially a group class, can be difficult if not down right intimidating. So what are some steps you should take if you are starting a new fitness routine? We’ve outlined a few below so you can shake those nerves and get started on you!

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The IWT Mindset

Yesterday we did an IWT, or Interval Weight Training, session at the gym. I have written the workout below so you can get an example of how they are set up and what they look like. I believe (this is not a fact) that IWT’s are one of the most effective workouts for a variety of reasons.

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Resting is Not Quitting

Have you ever gotten to the point in a workout where your heart rate is sky high and your movement is starting to look, well, crappy? We all get there at some point, but what should we do when it hits? The best thing to do is remember, resting is not quitting.

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Success Story: Kevin’s Weight loss

 

Coach Courtney de Leon is an incredible coach especially when it comes to writing food plans that go with your goals. This success story is no different. Check out Kevin’s awesome transformation in only 4 weeks of changing his nutrition.

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How to workout at home

One of the worst excuses anyone can have for not getting a workout in is that they couldn’t make it to the gym. As though if you are not physically in a gym, you cannot workout. Don’t get me wrong, I know the gym environment is motivating and with a coach there to help you don’t have to think. But, I’m talking about the times you can’t make it in. Knowing how to workout at home may not be as simple as we all think, so here’s a layout for those wanting to know how to workout at home.

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Change Your Morning Routine in 2018

 

So here it is, the obligatory New Years post. However, unlike many other new years post that are about setting goals (which I’m down with) this one is about simply changing the first 5-10 minutes of your morning in hopes of giving you a positive jump start.  So here’s to you and here’s to a change in your morning routine in 2018.

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Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte

Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte

A recipe from Coach Courtney De Leon

Alright, y’all. October is here, which means it’s basically Thanksgiving and Christmas, WHICH MEANS….

Starbucks has RELEASED THE KRAKEN of fall latte flavors, specifically the Pumpkin Spice Latte.

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Protein Pancake Recipe

Protein Pancake Recipe

A quick, easy and healthy option for protein pancakes from Coach Courtney

My favorite meal of the day is breakfast, hands down. So much so that I almost always eat breakfast twice in one day! These are the perks of waking up at the crack of dawn!

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What are good snacks for work?

What are good snacks for work?

A quick guide to helping you decide what to snack on during the day

A common question we get when trying to get people on the right path with their nutrition is, What are good snacks for work? Many times the main 3 meals of the day, Breakfast, lunch and dinner are easy to plan for and prepare, but it’s those very important in between meals that seem to give everyone the biggest trouble. So here’s our quick guide to better snacking during the day.

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