Month: October 2014

Setting Goals: Secrets to Success

  Are you ready to reach your fitness goals? Here are a few tactics to help you achieve and maintain the body you want from Clayton, Mo personal trainers. The first thing to do is write it down. The easiest goals to achieve are those that are clearly defined.  Make it a SMART goal.  SMART […]

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Vitamin D To Fight Diabetes

Are you concerned about getting diabetes?  Then read this new study. A 2014 clinical trial published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides additional evidence that optimal vitamin D nutritional status may be important in preventing the progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes in adults. Previous studies have shown that a low blood (serum) vitamin […]

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Eat Veggies to Lower Blood Pressure

Do you have high blood pressure?  Then take a look at this new study. A recent study in the Journal of Internal Medicine found that “consumption of vegetarian diets is associated with lower BP (blood pressure). Such diets could be a useful nonpharmacologic means for reducing BP.” According to the study, of the 258 studies […]

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When Clients Feel Pain

I see it all the time: Clients come to me as a personal fitness trainer to heal their pain. Some clients have pain while exercising; others complain that it’s difficult to function without pain in everyday activities. Clients “want to play golf without back pain” or “want to play tennis without shoulder pain.” They come […]

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