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Spring and Softball

This week marks the beginning of spring. Some I’m sure will join me in saying finally! Now even here in Southern California the temperature is going back up, there is a super bloom of poppies going on and apparently a butterfly migration. And even better a return of The Sweat Shop Gym’s softball team.

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Top 10 Signs That You Are Healthier

So you’ve changed up your diet and are working out. And the scale is NOT moving! DON’T PANIC!! And definitely don’t get frustrated and quit. That will get you nowhere fast. So lets forget the scale for a second. Put a pin it if you will. We have other means of measurement that you may not have thought of. Lets look at these and see if you don’t notice something else.

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But I Hate Cardio!

I’m not a great runner. Every time Brad tells me I have to run, I dread it with the fire of a thousand suns. It’s pretty much constant discomfort, but cardio is a necessity if you want to stay healthy and active. So what to do? When I was training for MMA a few years...

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It’s About the Journey, Not the Destination

It’s About the Journey, Not the Destination      Sometimes we drift off course and lose sight of the big picture. We do it in all aspects of our lives and that’s okay. The key, however, is to find our way again. Maybe we take a turn down a different road and alter our...

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My Weight-loss Hacks

"Whatever Thursday?" I know I'm a day late, but I sat down to type up the post last night and was falling asleep. I wanted to make sure I was coherent enough to write something so I called it a night. Better late than never. So this week I got overwhelming feedback on...

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Food 4 Thought

How To Keep Fitness Fun We’ve all been there. Things are going great, you’re hitting goals, staying consistent. Alas, your workout starts to feel stale. Your routine has lost its sparkle. Don’t worry, it happens to everybody. The question is, what do/will you do to...

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