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Hate Running? There are Other Options!

March 23, 2018 | Posted By: Vimtrim Master In FitnessWeight LossWorkouts


  Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health without Running There are many reasons people exercise and engage in a regular fitness routine. Whether you are looking to lose weight, improve performance, train for a race or just get healthier. What is typically missed by most is the consideration and concern for their cardiovascular […]

Are You Using SMART Goals?

March 2, 2018 | Posted By: Vimtrim Master In FitnessWeight Loss


Goal setting is something we have all heard about. In today’s world, this isn’t a new theory or idea. The issue is, many people don’t find it as useful as they should. They say they have goals, like losing 10 pounds, but they don’t know why they want to lose those pounds, how they will […]

Water Retention Facts

July 7, 2016 | Posted By: Vimtrim Master In Healthy EatingWeight Loss


What is water retention? The basic definition: Water retention, also known as fluid retention refers to an excessive build up of fluid in the circulatory system, body tissues, or cavities in the body. (Definition By: Medical News Today) Should we be concerned about fluid retention? It’s a Yes and No answer. Low levels of fluid […]

Calorie Timing

December 8, 2014 | Posted By: chrisjames In Healthy EatingWeight Loss


It is a common thought that counting calories is the way to go about dieting when the goal is weight loss. What if there is more to it then just calories-in VS calories-out? Does it make any difference eating more in the morning or does it have any different results eating more later in the day? What […]

Is BMI a True Measure of Health?

December 5, 2014 | Posted By: chrisjames In FitnessWeight Loss


American culture has taught us that there are 2 major measurements to determine ones health; BMI (Body Mass Index) and the scale. The fact is, these are the least important and least effective ways to determine a person’s health. Let me explain why! We are all different structurally; bone structure and density, and varying levels of lean muscle mass. […]

DVD Workouts

August 29, 2014 | Posted By: chrisjames In FitnessWeight Loss


Question: I have been asked many times what I think about P90X and the Insanity Workout, as well as others. Here are my thoughts about them… My first thought is, they are good workout programs. They are incredibly intense and there are some modifications for those who are not able to do the more advanced […]

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, […]

Food Allergies & Weight Loss

September 1, 2012 | Posted By: chrisjames In Healthy EatingWeight Loss


I was currently asked, “Can a food allergy affect weight loss?”  The simple answer is yes. The reason is complicated.  Most times when someone has a food allergy the first thing affected is digestion.  Digestion is affected when a reaction causes damage to the villi, the tiny hair-like lining of the intestine that absorbs the […]


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