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How to Trick Yourself into Working Out

Just the other day I was feeling pretty tired and the mere thought of working out made me want to crawl into my bed. It had been a long week filled with plenty of workouts, but today I was planning a very tough and intense one. My body […]

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Why Losing Weight Kills Your Drive

I had been training Becky for about a month when she came up to me with a look of frustration as she asked why she hasn’t lost any weight. She had been following my dieting suggestions as well as my workout program for the past 30 days after […]

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Is It Too Late For Your Summer Body?

Even though the official start to summer is a little over a week away that doesn’t mean you’re going to be left out in the cold if you haven’t been training and dieting the past few months. There’s no doubt that you’re going to be off to a […]

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Why This Is The 10 Minute Workout You Need To Do

To quote the film Dodgeball, “if you can catch a wrench you can catch a ball,” and for our purposes if you have 10 minutes you can have a great workout. Now, 10 minutes isn’t very long for a workout by any means, but I’ll always pick a […]

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How to Stick to a Diet

I ran into my former client Susan the other day at Trader Joe’s and it was apparent when I first saw her that she had gained all of her weight back. She had been training with me for about 2 years and had lost 30+ pounds of fat […]

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Health Benefits of Coconut Oil You Need to Know

By now I’m sure you’ve already heard some of the fantastic health benefits of coconut oil, but is it all hype or is it the real deal? There’s no doubt coconut oil has been getting more and more popular as the word spreads on its powerful health benefits. […]


Motivation to Workout When You’d Rather Die

The essential truth when it comes to losing fat depends significantly more on your motivation rather than your exercise and diet. Knowledge in the realm of fitness and nutrition is plenty, but if you’re lacking the will to execute them then you’re going to be dead in the […]

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

There’s nothing more discouraging then forcefully pushing your body and mind to the limits every day without anything to show for it. Frustration quickly builds to the tipping point when there isn’t much change on your home scale after weeks of training and dieting. Even though you may […]


The 5 Biggest Scams In The Fitness Industry

The American showman P.T. Barnum famously said, “there’s a sucker born every minute,” And with the huge potential of the weight loss market there’s always going to be people who are trying to capitalize on it. Losing weight is without a doubt one of the hardest things for […]

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    josh-schlottman Josh has been training & coaching for over 10 years while also graduating with a degree in Nutrition. His blog gets tens of thousands of visitors every month from all over the world seeking the top strategies to transform their body & lives.
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