Why is there CORN in my apple sauce?

Posted by on July 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm

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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

Posted by on July 17, 2014 at 3:49 pm

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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Posted by on May 22, 2014 at 1:32 pm

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!

Posted by on May 13, 2014 at 11:44 am

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

Posted by on August 21, 2013 at 12:38 am

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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Knees Hurt?…My advice

Posted by on May 16, 2013 at 11:43 pm

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

Posted by on January 20, 2013 at 11:34 pm

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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Out-Train The Trainer Part 1

Posted by on December 17, 2012 at 4:51 am

With the arrival of the cold comes the arrival of the excuses:

  • Are you crazy?—it’s too cold to run outside today.
  • It’s just too hard to resist all those darn Christmas cookies my co-workers bring in each day.

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How dating advice can apply to your food

Posted by on December 7, 2012 at 12:09 pm

When you are selecting food just as when you are selecting a partner here are the steps you should consider.

foodlove How dating advice can apply to your food

Where do the good ones hangout?


The chances of finding a high quality mate in a bar are very slim.  You need to go where there is a higher concentration of loyal, consistent, and healthy people.  It’s the same with food.  Bar food is not the type of food you should get married to.  (For this article married to food = eat it, since once you eat it that food becomes a part of you).  You need to go where the good food hangs out.  Not the chip isle of the grocery store.  Shop the produce, deli, fresh meats, eggs, etc.  The middle isles of the grocery store are generally full of the non-marriage material and cheat on you types of food.  They promise you happiness and health but once you marry them they turn around and make your pants too tight and you depressed.

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You’re Eating More Than You Think

Posted by on November 14, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Here is a video if you prefer to watch.  Or you can read about it below. 

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Question 1:

Which of these nearly identical days of meals has more Calories?


Question 2:

How many more Calories do you think it has?

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