4 Reasons Why You're Not Making Progress
“Yo Mike – can you take a look at my program and tell me why I’m not getting anywhere?” While this may not be the most popular question I’m asked, it’s definitely in the top three. The thing is, it’s incredibly hard to look at one single program and determine why someone isn’t having success – as the culprit is often months or even years of...
4 Fall Fitness Tips
By Madeline Romeo For Active.com This is a great time of year to enjoy exercise outside. The sun, mild weather, and cooler evenings are perfect for a walk, run, or bike ride. Soon, we will start to lose sunlight and warm days, which means many people will find it hard to squeeze in a workout. Follow these simple steps to avoid the time change blues: 1 - Plan Ahead Decide on your indoor...
Lower Body Workout
Not enough time to get to the gym, or enough time for a full workout? Try these three exercises for your lower body. Do 3 to 4 sets of each exercise with 15 to 20 reps. Beginners should do 1 to 2 sets of each with 10 to 12 reps. 1. Body Weight Squats 2. Bridging 3. Lunge BASIC SQUAT ...
Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Suicide
by Ryan Halvorson According to a report in the July issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry (2006; 163, 1280–82), persons suffering from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) are 45 times more likely to commit suicide than nonsufferers. BDD causes individuals to become obsessed with their appearance and to develop a distorted self-image. Researchers studied 185 subjects over 4 years and found...
Motivation to get you to your goal
Think of this when you need to get in that extra lap, one more set, or just need to remember we all have to push ourselves… …This is ten percent luck, twenty percent skill Fifteen percent concentrated power of will Five percent pleasure, fifty percent pain And a hundred percent reason to remember the name!
Surprising Reasons Why You're Tight and Weak
Surprising Reasons Why You’re Tight and Weak by Lee Boyce – 10/11/2011 Tissue quality is paramount when it comes to building a strong, healthy body. For example, something as innocuous as weak scapular retractors or tight external rotators can stop a soaring bench press or shoulder press dead in its tracks. The body seeks structural balance, and the quicker you accept this and...
Walk to school day.
Don’t forget today is International Walk to School Day. Hopefully you or your child got the chance to walk today. If not, there is always after school or tomorrow.
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Finding it hard to keep your energy up during the day? Try some of these quick tips
Looking for a quick ab workout…try a 20 minute circuit of the following: crunches for 1 minute; planks for 1 minute; side planks for 1 minute (30 seconds each side); reverse crunches for 1 minute. Try to get as many rounds as you can in 20 minutes.
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So instead of spending 1 hour shortening your life watching TV, why not spend it improving your life at Synergy?
Incorporating body weight exercises into your routine are a great way to stay fit. If you are running short on time, traveling, or just want something different these following exercises can be done pretty much anywhere. 1. Body Squats 2. Push ups (modified or full) 3. Lunges (walking or stationary) 4. Bridging 5. Planks 6. Crunches You can build a nice little circuit out of the above...
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fitnessfirstaz: Sweet potatoes Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature’s unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene. Several recent studies have shown the superior ability of sweet potatoes to raise our blood levels of vitamin A. This benefit may be particularly true for children. In several studies…
Pain is temporary. Quitting is forever.
It all counts
Everything you eat or drink counts toward your daily calorie intake. So remember that if you’re going out this weekend or lounging by the pool.
Synergy is starting a bootcamp in Phoenix, if anyone is interested please call or email for introductory rates. The more friends, the better the rate…
Your health always seems more valuable after you lose it.
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live...– Muhammad Al
Calories aren’t just counted Monday thru Friday.
Change it up...
Want to incorporate something different into your workout? Try boxing. Boxing will give you a full body workout, as well as, improve your cardio. Boxing workouts can provide great exercise for anyone, but it takes some practice to get the form just right in order for it to be fully effective. Once you get it down you will see and feel the improvements. Along with cardio improvement you will...
Running Gadget →
Nike has a long history of designing and testing innovative new products with the world’s best athletes in mind. Before releasing the new Nike+ GPS SportWatch to runners everywhere, we wanted to make sure the device could keep up with our fastest runners, so we let a few of Nike’s elite distance studs get their hands on the SportWatch a little early to the test it on the trails, on the roads,...
Yesterday you said Tomorrow.
Get Fit Today
Time to get up off the couch and make a change. Get 3 personal training sessions for $99. Offer is good for new clients only. For details call Synergy at 602-796-9908 or stop in and talk to a trainer.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body,...– JFK
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It’s not only what you eat, it’s how you eat that helps you shed pounds
What the Mind Conceives, the Body Achieves!
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School is just starting up so lets try and train their body along with their mind!!
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Pain is Weakness Leaving the Body!
Chosing a Personal Trainer
1) Accountability – We are much more likely to give in to ourselves when no one else is watching. Having someone there to check in with can be a huge factor in your success. Making an appointment with a personal trainer at Synergy will keep you on track because you know he or she will be checking in on your progress. 2) Guidance – One of the most important aspects of exercise is...
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