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Aug
21

HIIT Cardio

Shares ​ HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and is a very popular training method to maximize results. It helps burn fat, builds muscle and takes less time to do. High Intensity Interval Training involves alternating between very intense bouts of exercise and low intensity exercise. Traditionally people in the fitness world thought that "steady state" cardio was best for fat loss but in reality higher intensity results in burning mo...
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Aug
20

Break Fast For Breakfast

Did you know that breakfast literally means breaking the fast? When you really think about it, we are fasting anywhere between 8-12 hours during the night, ranging from our last meal to breakfast. That is if you eat breakfast when you wake up! Could you imagine not eating for 12 hours during the day? Would we be starving right? Which then could even lead to......Binge Eating (gasp!) When you are asleep your metabolism slows down and you are not b...
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Jun
26

Online Training

What is it? Online or virtual training has gained increasing popularity over the past several years. It involves following a workout and/or nutrition program without physically meeting with your trainer or coach unlike traditional personal training. Your plan is provided to you via email, website or other online software for you to follow on your own then you typically communicate with your trainer for check ins, tips and updates. What are its be...
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Jun
20

"Squeezing The Juice; Part 1" with Alan Weinreb

​In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we are interviewing our newcomer Alan Weinreb, with Marc and Tamrin stepping in as co-hosts for Mike, who was busy getting "cray cray" on vacation. Team Fit For Duty,is currently helping Alan make some lifestyle changes and getting him on track with a fitness and nutrition plan personalized for him to meet his goals. Listen Now... Show Take-Aways ​Alan started his fitness and nutrition plan this week and alre...
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Oct
28

My #1 Piece of Advice on Health and Fitness

"NON SCALE VICTORIES MATTER MORE" - Tamrin 99.9% of clients and people I talk to about fitness and nutrition talk about reaching a specific number, usually it's weight and sometimes a clothing size. While having that goal is a start, it will NOT ensure nor gauge your success. If you are one of those people (I know I was for a long time), you probably wrote it down somewhere as a reminder to keep you motivated to stay on track, then weighed yourse...
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Jul
05

At Least I Woke Up This Morning

Day one of a gunfighter's journey towards saving his own life has started. Fattening food, excessive alcohol, hours spent sitting instead of walking or simply moving, and the stress of everyday life is over. I think.... I've been down this road before. In fact, it was just March that Tamrin was motivating me as I started on the track of getting back into shape. I had made a commitment to lose the ...
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