Monthly Archive for February, 2013

Top 3 Protein Bars

I want this blog to be the best place in Lexington to get fitness information. In fact I want it to be the best place in KY, and the best place in the USA as well. Hey, if you’re going to set your sights, why not set your sites high?   This Blog is going […]

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Protein Shakes Suck

OK, maybe “suck” is a strong word (hey, I just wanted to get your attention) but they are definitely not the best choice for filling full. A lot of my personal training clients use protein powders and other liquid supplements. That’s fine, but you simply must understand that liquid alone doesn’t “stick to the ribs” […]

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Water – Liquid Life

I must admit I have a shortcoming in my Personal Training endeavors; I do not mention water enough. Even for me it fades into the background – into obscurity. I drink it – and trust me I drink enough, but I often fail to mention it to my clients. Such is life, nobody is perfect. […]

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The Power of Belief

The CE-Fitness Triad is the foundation of my Personal Training Business. Think of a triangle; at the top is Mindset, at one of the lower corners is Exercise, and at the final lower corner is Nutrition.   With these three things anything in fitness can be yours. You can control the amount of fat you […]

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New Find!

I tell everyone that I meet that I have the best Personal Training Clients in Lexington – and now I have more proof to back it up! CE-Fitness Client Jake Higgins found this little nugget of gold at Kroger.   The product is Kroger Carbmaster Milk – and it has a fantastic nutritional profile, coming […]

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Success

Long before I ever dreamed of being a Personal Trainer – I dreamed of playing in the NBA. I worked hard at becoming the best basketball player I could be (sounds funny since I’m about 5’6”, but it was my dream).   I’m not ashamed to say I became very good. I played basketball on […]

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It’s V-Day

Can a Personal Trainer give away chocolates? In my case (since I’m pro calorie, not pro clean food) I’d say yes (by the way I have heard the chocolates at Old Kentucky Chocolates here in Lexington are crazy good). Wow, that was a lot of parentheses. The thing is, chocolates can add up to stupendous […]

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Burning For Fun

As a Personal Trainer I know one thing for certain. People want to lose fat fast.   I think that’s great; but the caveat is that lowering calories too far causes nutrient deficiency, psychological food withdrawal, and a host of other negative factors.  On the other hand too much exercise is boring, harms hormonal profiles, […]

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Top 44

Being a Personal Trainer means constant research on the latest exercises and routines. Implementing new and fresh workout routines regularly is absolutely imperative to keep boredom down and results coming at full speed.   While researching online I found this video – which turned out to be simply astounding.   The first 10 or so […]

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Adversity

How do you deal with adversity? As a Personal Trainer I associate with many people here in Lexington – and talk to so many people across the United States – and one thing I’ve learned to look for is someone’s Adversity Quotient (AQ).   What is AQ? AQ is basically how someone deals with hardships […]

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