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I decided to write this article in response to the many questions I am asked on a daily basis about my training business and preferred workout methodology. People often ask, "What makes it different?", "How will it benefit me?"and "Why is it the smarter choice?".   I often respond to these questions with a simple. "Do you just want to look good or do you want your body to move as well as you look?" As well all know, at the end of the day beauty fades and if you didn't take the time...

How to Stay Fit During the Holidays   Don’t skip your workouts. Remember how far you have come and how hard you have worked to get here. When you start to entertain the idea of possibly skipping a workout, remind yourself of how miserable it felt to be so winded and tired when you first started. How hard you had to fight through each and every workout to be where you are now.   Bring healthy options to work and family gatherings. Holidays can present a difficult challenge. All of those deserts and cheesy...

Why Lifting Weights Is Better Than Cardio for Brides   Many of the brides that come to Bells and Barbells are looking to lose body fat, increase muscle tone so that they look and feel incredible in their dream wedding dress. We feel the best way to achieve those goals is through a focus on strength training with some cardio mixed in. Why is strength training better than just doing cardio for our brides?   Burn more calories with strength training – You burn 10 calories per minute while lifting weights and 12 calories...

"Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and distract you from daily worries" - The Mayo Clinic   Preparing for a wedding can sometimes leave you feeling overwhelmed and a little exhausted. You have so many things to plan and to do! Dress fittings, dance lessons, selecting music withe your DJ, table settings and placements, how will you ever find the energry!? You're probably thinking, "Ok, thanks for pointing out the obvious but, what can I do to fix it?"   One of the...

Bells and Barbell's private training client and soon-to-be bride, Katy G has been working hard and training 3 times a week with me at B&B, but now that she is only 3 months out from her big day, she is ready to take things to the next level. She will be joining Simply fit Meals 6-week nutriton challenge! Katy loves to jog on the Katy trail in...