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Overexercising Doesn’t Make You Tough. It Harms Your Body

At some point in your life, you've probably been involved in overexercising. We've all been there. You've been in a workout, feel like you've given your all. But the coach starts to yell in your face. That can be good for you. In ways, coaches/trainers push us beyond what we believed capable. But if we're [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Achieving Ketosis Isn’t Always the Best For You

By now, you've likely heard about needing to get into the Ketosis stage. It's this magical land where your body eats up all your carbs. It just eats them right up. I kid, it actually can be an effective diet. Truly, it is when you've eaten a Ketogenic (aka low-carb diet) long enough that the [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Dieting and Health|0 Comments

5 Most Common Dieting Myths Busted

  There are fewer topics with more opinions and false rumors spread than the subject of dieting. In today's ever-changing world, it's hard to know which dieting facts are true and which are gimmicks to take your money. As a certified personal trainer and nutritionist for the past almost decade, I've seen many false foods/drinks/pills [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|nutrition|0 Comments

9 Reasons to Join Women’s Boot Camp

  Women's Boot Camp classes run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. I started these a few months ago as a request from some of my clients. They wanted an opportunity to workout in a supportive group while having fun. I can think of several reasons why you should join these boot [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Fitness Information|0 Comments

Gaining My ACE Certification in Training & Nutrition: What I Learned

If you're a specialist in something, you probably go through some form of continuing education. With each seminar, conference or training session, it's usually just a refresher to confirm what you know. But every now and then, something is taught in a way you've never thought before. It's enlightening. I have been involved with fitness [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|Dieting and Health, nutrition|0 Comments

Common Weight Training Misconceptions Among Women Explained

A majority of people I train are women who are stay-at-home moms or work outside the house. Each time someone new comes to me, they have many concerns. For women, a major concern can be starting weight training. You do not need to jog in order to get in shape. In fact, you don't even need to [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Open Gyms Happening at Jed’s Gym

If you're thinking about making a change but aren't quite sure, we've got the solution. Come to a free open gym, held on select Saturdays from 9 – 11 a.m. More details below: What is the Open Gym? Simply put, it's a way to come learn more about Jed's Gym. The event is free to everyone. Newcomers [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Fitness Information|0 Comments

6 Surprising High-Calorie Foods

You've been eating as healthy as you can stand. But that scale won't budge. Frustrated, you go back to your whole grain, gluten-free, organic, vegan dish. Still no change. Why does it keep happening? You might be choosing the wrong foods. Food labels are tricky. Many make you think you're choosing the healthier option when [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Dieting and Health|1 Comment

How Diet Soda Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

  I know what you're thinking. "There's no way diet sodas, teas or any other drinks are good for my health." In some cases, you may be right. But first, let's clear up a few myths. Diet drinks do not cause cancer. While a study back in the '60s showed a link between brain tumors and [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Dieting and Health|0 Comments