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In Gym Personal Training

In Gym Personal Training

Get into the routine and habit of working-out and feeling great both mentally and physically!   Intro Pack ($100 for 3 Sessions): -Each Session is 50 Minutes -One Time Deal   Regular Training Session Prices (No Limits!) -$50 a Session (50 Minutes)   Group Training: -2 Person Training $80 ($40 per person) -Sessions are 50 Minutes   Cu...

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In Home Personal Training

Have the convenience of having Matthew Olaya (Trainer) come to your home and train you! Introductory Package ($150 for 3 Sessions): -Each Session is 50 Minutes -Workout equipment is provided -Have your own equipment?  Learn to use them and incorporate them in your sessions -Not enough space? Space is not an issue! -Use your Backyard, Front Yard or Living ...

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Types of Flexibility

Types of Flexibility

What is Flexibility, why is it important, and what really happens inside the muscle to cause the "stretch"? Flexibility is the ability for a muscle to lengthen.  I don't want to say lengthen in size because size can be any dimension, but I want to make it clear that in this case size is how much the muscle can stretch.  Our muscles can't physically stretch themselves out, therefore, we ...

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Survival Swimming

Survival Swimming is a Skill which everyone should be able to do.  Bodies of water (Pools, Water Parks, Lakes or Oceans) are everywhere around us and we always tend to go where there is water.  Therefore we must all have one thing in common, learn to survival swim in order to maintain ourselves a float being able to breathe consistantly and most importantly providing enough time for someone to not...

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Learn To Swim

Why is swimming so hard to learn and perform?  I have a little fear of drowning, but I am still willing to swim.  The first couple strokes feel good, but when I start breathing it feels like I can't inhale enough oxygen.  Why do I start to sink during my swim?  These are just a couple of the questions which everyone faces when they start swimming. Some Basics Key Points to Swimming: Humans are L...

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Holidays & New Resolutions!

So the major eating holidays are starting to roll through. Halloween for one just came by and the presence of sugars were at an all time high. If you did consume or did not consume them, temptation plays a huge role. Remember since holidays are only once a year, it is completely fine to indulge your self in moderation.  Besides moderation for the "junk foods", increasing physical activity can help...

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Take A Step Back!

Take A Step Back!

You should always take a step back and re-evaluate what physical condition your body is in.  Even if you exercise everyday and incorporate Cardio, Strength and Flexibility does not mean that everything will fall in right place.  Evaluating yourself is extremely hard if you have no knowledge to this topic.  This is when a Personal Trainer will have the knowledge to evaluate you and inform of what s...

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Follow Successful History and Go Green!

Don't let some Average Joe tell you what he heard from the other person: Just like the saying "Don't judge a book by its cover", holds the truth to humans too.  Just because a person has low body percentage and defined musculature build, doesn't mean that they are healthy both inside and out.  A lot of these "Body Builders" who look like they were chiseled from stone, don't always have the healthi...

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Training With A Partner

Why train with a friend or family member? Training with someone else is a great way to keep pushing and make exercise enjoyable.  Here are some reasons to train with others: Motivate/ Push Each Other Inspire/ Reach A Goal Interact/ Fun & Friendly Success/ Push The Body Further These are just some of the benefits of training with a friend or family member.  When times get hard and it seems li...

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Core & Abs

Core & Abs

Everywhere you look; magazines, billboards, people talking, the words core and abs are the hot topics. Core: 29 small muscles which hold the Spine (Thoracic & Lumbar) and Hip together making it possible to "Move". Abs: Abdomens are the superficial muscles (On Top/The Ones You See), which provide more of the strength movements. Knowing the difference between both are very important when designi...

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