Lean, Mean 2015

  By Bill Waltzek – CPT As millions of people start their New Year’s resolutions this year, it is important to have a game plan that will make your resolution stick. While many people will get sidelined after the first few weeks or even the first month, follow these helpful tips to make sure you are not one of those …

Stay in Shape While Away from Home

  By Shannon Flanagan – CPT Balancing your workout with your job and personal life is always a daily struggle.  If you have to add traveling in the mix than it becomes even more difficult.  Most hotels nowadays have their own fitness facilities.  Some hotel gyms are nicer than others, but you don’t need anything fancy to be able to …

Goal Setting

By Shannon Flanagan – CPT 1.  Set a big goal for yourself.  This is a long-term goal you may achieve in a month, a year, six months, by summer, etc. For example, if your goal is to run a half marathon, fit into your jeans from a few years ago, or 30 day workout challenge, and you have never done …

Define Your Resolution!

By Bill Waltzek – CPT The biggest problems that many people face when making resolutions are making them last.   Life gets in the way and you tend to lose focus on your resolution and you start this cycle over again.  Here are a few tips that I hope will work for you in making your resolution stick!  Good luck! 1)   …

8 Tips on How to Break a Bad Habit and Create a Good One

By Shannon Flanagan- CPT If you want to change a habit, and make an everlasting change, the first thing to do is to set a goal.  Change the belief and desire you have of yourself in the area you wish to change. Write down all the things you’ll no longer tolerate and all the things you want to accomplish. What …

4 Keys to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

By Bill Waltzek – CPT   Losing weight is hard and can be frustrating.  We are more sedentary than ever and can get easily lost with the many ways to lose weight.  Stick with these 4 simple tips and watch the inches melt away.   Plan – Preparation is paramount.   If your food is not prepared it is very easy …

Life After My Figure Competition

  By Amy Pelz – NABA Pro Figure Competitor It’s already been one month since I’ve competed in my first figure competition.  My how time flies!  Returning back to my balanced lifestyle was a lot tougher than I thought it would be.  I have a tendency to go off the deep end when I’m deprived of something for too long.  …

Pick up Your Intensity!

By Shannon Flanagan – CPT “I was at the gym for 2 hours today. I earned this piece of pie.” Sure, you were at the gym for 2 hours, but how many hours were spent actually working out? How many were spent sweating and busting your butt until full exhaustion? Fitness should be fun. However, if your set routine involves …

My Journey Ends…With A Victory!

By Amy Pelz – NABBA Figure Pro As many of you know, I brought home a 1st place award in the short figure class.  It was pretty unbelievable.  I think I’m still in shock.  Before I go into detail about that, let me start by sharing a few details of those last couple of weeks. Emotions were running pretty high …

It’s Go Time!

By Amy Pelz So, this month, it is to the stage for me.  I’ve worked harder than I’ve ever worked before and learned a lot of things along the way.  This journey has been anything but easy and requires a mental toughness I’ve had to dig really deep for.  The day to day grind has been the hardest lately.  Bill …