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Fall In Love With Pull ups This Valentine's Day

Fall In Love With Pull Ups This Valentine’s Day

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How many pull ups can you do?

If the answer is zero, don’t worry, there are many in the same position. Pull ups are a complex movement. It involves a lot of different muscles, which is why it is one of the exercises people use to determine strength.…

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Roll Out!

Roll Out!

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The Ab Roll out

One of the oldest and most known ab exercises is also one of the most overlooked. Using an ab wheel may look easy, but don’t be fooled because this exercise is deceivingly difficult! If you have difficulty doing a full ab roll out, start with a modified version of the exercise:

The Walk Out

  1. Start in a standing position.
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Success Tips: 2016 Edition

Success Tips: 2016 Edition

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These Are the Success Tips YOU need to hear in 2016!

Welcome all new gym goers and resolutioners! Hopefully most of you will stick to it well past February or March. If you feel like you’re already struggling and ready to give up, we’ve got some success tips for you to keep in mind while you keep going!…

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Kids Fitness: How Should YOUR Child Be Exercising?

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Should children be allowed to work out? Is kids fitness good or bad for their health? Well, studies show…

The phrase “studies show” or “studies done” gets thrown around quite a bit. Many times results lead people to jump to conclusions and generalize that something is good or bad for you.…

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TFW Brooklyn Can Children Lift Weights?

Can Children Lift Weights Safely?

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Developing a habit of exercise in children from an early age is a great idea. You may have heard the old myth: Resistance training from an early age stunts growth and is not beneficial because children cannot build muscle. FALSE! We’ve heard this one more times than we can count.…

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TFW Brooklyn - Tips for Weight Loss in 2016

Tips for Weight Loss in the New Year

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The New Year is finally here! Do you have the knowledge you need to be successful in reaching your weight loss resolutions?

Try these quick tips for ways you can aid your weight loss in 2016:

  1. Use a calorie tracker such as MyFitnessPal to keep track of calories
  2. Get a Trainer
  3. Drink water first thing in the AM
  4. Stand and walk more
  5. Losing weight is a journey, enjoy it
  6. Stay away from foods with sugar, fructose, or corn syrup as one of the first four ingredients
  7. Learn to read a Nutrition Label – ask us for help!
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Things You Need And What You Should Avoid

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There are very few fitness questions that have a definite answer. Cookie cutter programs do not necessarily work for everyone, because our bodies are different internally and externally. Everyone has different limb lengths, which could make certain exercises easier or more challenging.…

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The Holiday Scramble

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The Holidays are here!

Schedules are messed up, children are out of school, and there’s shopping that must be done. With so many responsibilities comes lines, traffic, and parking space searches. The scramble for the holidays is dreaded every year. On top of that, there’s traveling which may be in your future.…

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Cardio OR Weights?

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Which comes first, cardio or weights? It really comes down to what your goals really are and what your focus on training is for that day. The first step is deciding what you want to accomplish, and then planning your training to fit that goal.…

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Too Sore to Workout?

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Sounds crazy doesn’t it? Being too sore and not being in the mood to workout. Perhaps your mind is willing but your body is broken down and feeling defeated. What should you do? Do you stay home and do nothing (passive recovery) or do a light workout (active recovery)?…

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