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Personal Training for Baby Boomers: 4 Benefits to Consider

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Tue, Oct 18, 2011 @ 08:08 AM

The 76 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. are already redefining aging and retirement. Not content to sit on the porch in their rocking chairs, Baby Boomers are determined to maintain their active lifestyles well into their golden years.

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Tags: Baby Boomer, lifestyle habits, exercise, personal training

5 Things to Look for in a Personal Trainer

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Fri, Oct 14, 2011 @ 07:08 AM

Making the decision to work with a personal trainer is a big one. You know you'll be in for a challenge, it's a significant financial commitment, and it's a lot of time to spend with one person. And chances are, if you're making the choice to work with a trainer, you have some very specific physical and perhaps emotional needs that you hope to address.

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Tags: personal training, motivation

Ask a Personal Trainer

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Tue, Oct 11, 2011 @ 10:26 AM

Clients and potential clients often have questions for me about how they can burn more calories, get more out of their workouts or exercise within the limitations of an injury or illness. I love to get these questions, because I love to be able to provide good, common-sense fitness information (in case you haven't noticed, there's a lot of garbage out there).

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Tags: personal training

Why I Hate The Biggest Loser: A Miserable Way to Lose Weight

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Wed, Sep 21, 2011 @ 10:53 AM

The premise of The Biggest Loser is pretty straightforward. Take a group of morbidly obese Americans, isolate them on a ranch and put them through a rigorous diet and exercise program/competition to see who can lose the most weight and win the curiously backhanded title of Biggest Loser. With approximately 34 percent of US adults classified as obese and an additional 34 percent classified as overweight [source CDC], you would think that anything that inspires people to lose weight would be a positive thing. I’ll talk about the positives in another post, "Why I Love The Biggest Loser," but today, let’s look at what’s not to love.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, sedentary lifestyle, weight loss, body image, personal training

What to Expect from Your Personal Training Sessions

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Mon, Sep 19, 2011 @ 06:27 PM

Signing up for personal fitness training is a big step, and hopefully it's your first step down a path of lifelong fitness. But the first time you do anything it can be a little intimidating, so here are some things you can expect when you sign up for one-on-one personal training sessions with Prime of Life Fitness.

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Tags: exercise, personal training

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