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Why is there CORN in my apple sauce?

July 24, 2014

826 0702 300x168 Why is there CORN in my apple sauce????

 

We usually look at labels before we buy something but sometimes something sneaks in.  This is one of those times.  The logic of it doesn't even make sense.  Who would want to buy apple sauce with corn in it?  Why would you ever put corn in apple sauce?

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More Than a Number on the Scale

July 17, 2014

A post from Sarah (tall trainer's wife)

One of the hardest obstacles of boot camp for me was the SCALE.  I was (and some days still am) a person whose day was ruled by the number on the scale.

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My BIGGEST FEAR…

May 22, 2014

It’s tough to find the truly biggest fear since I don’t spend much of my time trying to figure out everything I’m afraid of.  I know this is WAY up there on the fear scale.  It’s not snakes, public speaking, or cancer though all three can be very scary.

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On the other side of “NO” there is Joy!

May 13, 2014

Fighting Temptations – Psychologically

pre rapture party On the other side of NO there is Joy!

“On the other side of No is JOY!” – Pastor Bill Bambach

 

Our temptations whether they be food, sex, alcohol, gambling, work, and other good things used wrong all lie to us.  They tell us do _______________ because it will make you happy.  It’s exciting.  Tasty.  Fulfilling.  And for a few brief moments they are.  We indulge in our temptation and get our fill/fix.  Then what?….

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The Sarah and Jeremy Story

August 21, 2013

God has blessed me with an amazing woman.  She stretches me to be better.  I love her like crazy!

We have now been married 4 years though both Sarah and I both agree it feels like 10!  But in a good way.  I cannot imagine life with out her and it feels like we are old friends, like I’ve known her when I was a kid.

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My heart is broken and I’m speechless… (WAS)

August 1, 2013

Photo on 8 1 13 at 1.44 PM 300x200 My heart is broken and Im speechless... (WAS)(I’m choosing not to be any more)

There was a testimonial on a different local fitness business website.  It was from a VERY close friend and while it didn’t say anything bad about us it did bother me because of how close this person was and the way they said what they said.

 

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Knees Hurt?…My advice

May 16, 2013

Knees Hurt?…My Quick Advice

 

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You aren’t alone according to a CDC (center for disease control survey) 18% of adults over 18 years old reported to have experienced knee pain in the previous 30 days.  We deal with an older group than that so we see people with knee pain all the time.

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I can’t believe he’s dead…

April 16, 2013

I can’t believe he’s dead.

 

Am I allowed to say dead?  I don’t know the right thing to say.  Passed, deceased, at rest, no longer with us.  All I know is he is one of those.  And that news hit me like a punch to the stomach.  I’m still reeling from it at it’s been almost 12 hours.

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29 Things I’ve Learned in my 10 Years as a Personal Trainer

January 20, 2013

This month marks 10 years that I have been training people.  I have learned, unlearned, and relearned many things it that time.  Research has added a lot to our understanding of how the body works and changed many things.  Plus I’ve grown personally.  I went from working at a club as a trainer and group exercise instructor, to managing the personal training department, to moving back home and starting my own training business.

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Bring a Friend New Years Day Workout

December 20, 2012

bringafriend 300x224 Bring a Friend New Years Day WorkoutThere will be 1 hour of exercise and 30 minutes of weight loss seminar

Tuesday, January 1st @ 10 am – 11:30 am

At the studio: 224 South Main Street

(we will be videoing and taking pictures that will be used in marketing and online, turns out we don’t have many workout pictures!)

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