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Is Personal Training Worth the Money?

Inflation have you going over your expenses? Here’s why personal training delivers more value than probably 99% of the things on your credit card bill.

Fitness

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Fitness

Why You Need to Make Massage Therapy Part of Your Workout Plan

Muscle imbalance happens when muscles on one side of a joint become too tight–by any of the above activities, or something else–and the ones on the other side become weak from underuse. It’s most common to strike around the hips, shoulders, and knees.

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Fitness

Why I Fitness

Some do it because they want to look good for potential partners. Others do it because their doctors told them to. Many do it simply because they want to tell people they do it – and I do it because it’s my method for mental maintenance.

Exercise

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Exercise

What We Can Learn from Exercise Addiction

You’re probably not at risk of exercising too much. But it’s worth looking at how this phenomenon happens so we can appreciate just how beneficial a healthy exercise routine can be.

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Exercise

6 Yoga Poses for Stiffness

They’re easy to do at home and can be done in a few minutes. Check out these beginner to intermediate yoga poses for stiffness you can do today…

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Exercise

What the Heck is Hypertrophy Training?

During the course of your in-studio or online personal training, you’re going to hear your instructor mention hypertrophy training. This is not a reference to some kind of awesome workout award; it’s a training technique used by competitive athletes around the world to bring themselves to their peak performance.

Nutrition

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Nutrition

What Does a Nutrition Coach Do?

Nutrition is one of the pillars of The Pledge System™ and something we don’t leave up to chance. That’s why we pair you with a nutrition coach who will help you plan your meals, track your calorie intake, and answer any questions you have.

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Nutrition

4 Diet And Exercise Myths Busted

You can find anything on the Internet these days, like pictures of cats or double rainbows, but when it comes to your health the last place you should be getting your info is from Facebook or Instagram. Unfortunately most of those posts are simply opinions formulated with anecdotal information or

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Nutrition

You Are What You Eat

You are what you eat. Unfortunately, I don’t think many people realize how accurate this statement is. When you eat, a series of amazing reactions occur to take food from your mouth and transport it to the cells in your body. Carbs, fats, and proteins are nutrients used for a

Motivation

Is Personal Training Worth | Pledge to Fitness
Motivation

Is Personal Training Worth the Money?

Inflation have you going over your expenses? Here’s why personal training delivers more value than probably 99% of the things on your credit card bill.

Lifestyle

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Lifestyle

5 Easy Lifestyle Changes for Weight Loss

Sometimes you have to make significant life moves and commit to a weight loss workout program, overhauling your diet–but sometimes just a little tweak to your daily routine can make a noticeable difference. Here are five of those easy things you can do to help yourself shed pounds: #1: Stop

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Lifestyle

Is It Worthy Of Worrying

Is it worthy of worrying? A knowledgeable and worldly client of mine inspired me with these words during one of our training sessions. With all the distractions, work stress, and curveballs in life, I think it resonates truer today than ever before. I can certainly go into the physiological effects

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Get Off The Prozac. Get On The Treadmill and Reduce Anxiety

So you already know that exercise is good for memory, mood, and energy – but did you know it can also help reduce anxiety? The theory behind this is that when you’re exercising, your body increases its heart rate and breathing pattern in a way that is similar to that