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Protein questions answered

August 25, 2014 | Posted By: chrisjames In FitnessHealthy Eating


Question #1 What is protein? Lets start with the basics. Proteins are molecules composed of long chains of amino acids. There are thousands of different  proteins; the differences are defined by the sequencing of the amino acid chains and the shape of the protein molecule. The body does not absorb protein. Rather, the body breaks […]

The Dreaded Plateau

February 14, 2014 | Posted By: chrisjames In Fitness


When embarking on a health and fitness plan it is important to have a goal and to see continued progress along the way. With weight loss, a reasonable goal is to have a net loss of about 1 to 3 pounds per week. If the goal is muscle gain, (hypertrophy) a reasonable goal is a […]

Your Health Matters!

October 25, 2012 | Posted By: chrisjames In Fitness


Your Health Matters When was the last time you invested in yourself and your needs? People might think this is selfish; on the contrary, it’s a very unselfish gift to others when you’re healthy and fit. How can you help others if you’re sick, have no energy, or have physical issues that are preventable? Your […]

Muscle Gain & Weight Loss

September 27, 2012 | Posted By: chrisjames In FitnessWeight Loss


We are a society consumed with weight.  The mindset is that the scale is the enemy and we must beat it. The moment one stands on it, thoughts of insecurity and dread fill the hearts of millions. Is the scale a measure of health? Is the scale what determines who a beautiful or handsome person is? […]

Sex and Weight Loss

September 12, 2012 | Posted By: chrisjames In FitnessHealthy EatingWeight Loss


Throughout my years of personal training I have been asked many times if sex can help with weight loss. So, does the participation in regular sexual activity help with weight loss? It starts with the basic principal of calories in VS calories out. Sex burns more calories than just sitting still. This begs the question, […]

Working Out (Starting where you are!)

August 15, 2012 | Posted By: chrisjames In FitnessWeight Loss


Working out: starting where you are! I see it all the time. People reading magazines, looking up articles online, and watching infomercials about the latest workout program.  I watch them sometimes just to see what’s out there.  The other day I watched an infomercial which had one training philosophy and a second one right after […]


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