Why I Always Recommend Massage

Massage is more than soothing music, aromatic oils, and a pleasant touch. It can be an entire treatment option for tight muscles plagued by pain. I’m astonished by the amount of clients I have who struggle with their flexibility and had trainers in the past who have never recommended massage for their chronically tight muscles. These

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My Journey as a Personal Trainer Part Two

If you haven’t read “Why I Became a Personal Trainer Part One,” you’ll want to start there. Contrary to popular belief, getting a job as a trainer isn’t always easy. It certainly isn’t in Augusta, GA, where the average gym is only going to pay you, at most, 20 bucks an hour–and that’s assuming you’re

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Sleep for Better Health

Let’s talk about sleep, a necessary activity that sometimes eludes us when we need it the most. I, personally, am incredibly strict about my sleep. Because I take sleep medication thanks to insomnia, which is either its own thing or a symptom of various other issues I have, I need a two-hour lead time in

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Why I Became a Personal Trainer Part One

I honestly have no clue why I never blogged about why I became a trainer on the old website that was with Weebly. I think I was spending so much time trying to figure out just what I wanted to blog about that simple topics like this eluded me. Now that I feel more put

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The Art and Mastery of Sticktoitiveness

I was drowning in a cesspool of lack-of-motivation when 9Round, a kickboxing cardio franchise, went bankrupt in January in my particular area. I trained there for about 20-30 hours a week, so the income I was generating from that job was decent, not to mention I was madly in love with the job itself. Meanwhile, I

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Welcome to The Daily Workout Lifestyle: Why I Made the Switch

  The Daily Workout Lifestyle is not a new blog: I just decided it was time to switch platforms, as Weebly wasn’t giving me the results I wanted. Sure, I received a lot of views, but there was zero interaction, making it difficult for me to motivate myself to blog when I feel like I’m

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