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Fitness Myths

We Lie to You.

We lie to you. We do. We fitness professionals. We don't always mean to. Sometimes it's because we've fallen in love with exercise. And as often happens when we're in love, we see what we want to see and ignore... Continue Reading →

The Fitness Myth That Needs to Die

I see this myth all over social media, particularly Pinterest, although a particular fitness e-newsletter I subscribe to is guilty of propagating it as well. And this myth is so pernicious because, not only does it promote bad fitness science... Continue Reading →

The Secrets to a Great Workout Every Time

We love to bust myths and share exercise tips around here. And this tip is something you can do whether you've never jumped onto the exercise bandwagon, fallen off it a couple of times, or have set-up camp there for... Continue Reading →

That Time I Exercised Less & Got Stronger

Yep. It's true. I exercised for less time, at a lower intensity for two months. And I feel better. I sleep better. I'm fitter. I'm stronger. I can feel muscles I haven't felt in years. My knees don't hurt.¬†Everything changed... Continue Reading →

The Myth of Feelings

As many of you know, we launched a non-exercise class at the studio last month. The goal of the class is to provide people with some tools to boost their self-confidence and love their bodies as they are. (Click here... Continue Reading →

When Change is Good

A while ago I wrote a post about recovery days, aka active rest days and how important they are. And they are. And then...I promptly ignored my own advice. I did it because I loved my workouts and didn't want... Continue Reading →

5 Fitness Myths

I wrote last month about the myth of spot-training, and then I realized that there were a bunch of fitness myths that deserve to be exploded. So here are my Top 5 Fitness Myths De-Bunked. Myth 1: If I stop... Continue Reading →

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