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Happy Labor Day!

This week pretty much kicks off football season. College fans have tailgating options galore and you pro fans have Sunday snacking to contend with while watching your favorite teams ! (I’ve included some tips below in Nutrition.) So in the midst of this new season, keep asking yourself why it is important to stay on your exercise…
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Weight loss is a war – The Battle of the Bulge – and to win it permanently, we must have a plan that fits into your life – even when life wallops you!

I often hear people say, “I eat really well.” I always reply, “what did you have for breakfast?” To which they say, “Well, except for today. I was late getting the kids to school, blah blah, blah, or last night we were busy so we stopped for pizza, etc.” The strategies to fight this war are…
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In which I hit the wall….and find a way over.

After trying for several weeks to see if I could limit sweets in my life, and not being able to consistently do so, I’ve finally decided that I just can’t have them in my life. As Coach Chris says he just passes on chips, I am now passing completely on sweets. All at once? Well,…
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We are “back to school” this week and ready for fall. We’ve said good-bye to our college athletes and are welcoming the fall class of athletes for Sports/Youth Conditioning!

Self-Defense class returns to Personally Fit on September 9, taught by 6th degree black belt Richard Lyles. If you want to learn simple, reliable principles to escape from an attacker and allow you to reach safety, you must attend this class – sign up today! And hey, in honor of school starting, don’t forget to grab an…
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Summer is winding down and it is back to school soon!

And here at Personally Fit, we still believe it is not too late for all of us to move closer to our summer health and fitness goals! We often hear from clients, “I know how to eat healthy, I know how to exercise.” But they are not doing it… So maybe it’s time to “go back to…
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AUGUST 9, 2015 BY PERSONALLY FIT Pilates class starts again this week, Thursday, August 6, 5:15 pm. A very supportive instructor and fun classmates make this a very worthwhile class. Sign up today here. And if your children are playing fall sports, now is the time to sign up for Sports/Youth Conditioning classes. We’ve had great results with the kids…
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I’m about three weeks into my Personally Fit Nutrition Coaching, and last time I reported that I think of myself as an emotional eater. When I’m stressed, I go for sweets. And for me, it’s been a stressful summer…. Here are a couple of good strategies I’ve learned from Coach Chris. One helpful thing he suggested…
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JULY 7, 2015 BY PERSONALLY FIT With some trepidation (but mostly excitement!), I agreed to let Personally Fit monitor my progress over the next few months as I take part in their new Nutrition Coaching program. I have been a steady workout client for many months, but I hadn’t been losing weight as I had intended. And…
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As fitness trainers, we’re all about helping our clients reach the goals they set for themselves. We’re here to support you, encourage you, even push you a bit when necessary. But it’s not always easy to reach the goals you want. Here a few ways that you can better increase your odds for success! 1. Setting…
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I remember hearing this statement growing up! I always took it to mean that each child was an individual and would choose their behavior as appropriate to their personalities. As I work with young people, encouraging them to make fitness a part of their lives, I continue to find this to be true. I grew…
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