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Jan 30th, 2014

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Whats new at Lionheart Personal Training

In been a while since I updated everyone on whats been happening at Lionheart. The holiday season came and went with its usual furry. As we settle into the new year Jonathan and Drew and Patrick have a new passion. They have been bitten by the competition bug. For Patrick they are half marathons and […]

May 24th, 2013

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Is less more when it comes to fitness?

There is a craze in fitness now that could be the key to getting America moving. Ideas such as 20 mins to fitness is based on an idea contrary to most held in the fitness industry. But is it really viable to say it works?   In my mind it depends on the following. First […]

May 24th, 2013

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How to get off the couch and run a 5K!

So I had a client ask me last week,”What would I need to do to train for one of those race things?” I explained that the first and most important thing would be to pick a distance of a race and begin to start towards the goal of being able to complete a race of […]

May 20th, 2013

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Walk This Way

Isn’t it time you stop just “going through the motions”? No matter what my clients goals or activity levels are, there is one thing that separates those that eventually achieve their goals and those who simply are fine with just going through the motions.   While walking my new puppy the other day I was […]

May 7th, 2013

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Getting In Shape For a Backpacking Trip

I love to go backpacking. I believe that it is a lot of fun and there is a great fitness aspect to it as well. Whether you’re getting back in shape after a layoff or tuning up for your first big hike, it’s wise to ease into a program a month or two in advance. […]

Apr 25th, 2013

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How Sprint Training Increases Full Body Strength

Many people think sprint workouts are done just to build cardio strength. The truth is there’s a lot more to it.  In fact the strength development created from sprinting is something that will help put you over the top in over all strength training. Consider building this into your workouts in the future. How to […]

Apr 8th, 2013

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Why CrossFit Might Not Be For You

By now I’m sure you have heard of CrossFit and if you haven’t already had a friend trying to get you to try it out, you soon will. It is the hottest fittest craze right now and only gaining in popularity with the quick results it promises, but will those results last and how much […]

Apr 3rd, 2013

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Post Cardio Nutrition

Weight trainers know tossing back a whey protein isolate shake with fast-digesting carbs will maximize the post-training anabolic response. Now, new research shows this supplementation strategy also works for cardio. Scientists at the University of Bath (U.K) had athletes perform two 90-minute bouts of running at moderate intensity four hours apart. One set of subjects […]

Mar 26th, 2013

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3 Great Fitness Apps

  1. MapMyRun– This is a great app for running. It lets you play your music while in the back round it uses gps to track your speed as well as the entire route that you have run. Every so often (which you decide the interval) the app fades your music down and a computerized […]