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Fitolution #1

Today’s the 1st day of the Fitolution . . .

EXERCISE:  

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays are strength days so stick to your strength routine. Make sure it’s at least 30 minutes of strength training.

BONUS EXERCISE:

DEADLIFT – Bar or Dumbbells 
(Full Body Integrated)

Stand behind the barbell (or grab 2 dumbbells) with the feet about shoulder-width apart, the toes slightly rotated out, and the shins almost touching the bar. Sit back into the hips slightly while keeping a straight back so that the chest is lifted upward, and bend forward to grip the bar in an over-under grip with one palm facing up and the other facing down. Squeeze the bar in the hands and sink back onto the hips while pressing the feet into the floor. Keeping the back flat, push the hips forward to move to standing position. Finish standing in a tall position with the shoulders pulled back and the legs straight. Return to the starting position by shifting the weight back into the hips and keep the back straight while allowing the knees to bend. When this movement is done properly, the glutes and the back of the thighs should feel the work, NOT the back.

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No resolutions. Only Fitolutions!

You are What You Eat?  So what does that make you?

Holidays are over or are they?  The cycle begins all over again with the New Year, Valentine’s, Easter, etc.

Do you plan to keep indulging or is it time to D.I.E.T.?   We’ve talked before about the issues with the many diets out there.

                         FAD                           temporary                   holiday
stressful                            boredom                          Parties

Time to focus on energy, moods, the positives. That’ll give you both a jumpstart and a goal to live and eat healthier.

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