Category Archives for Train Smart

Understanding the “fat burning zone”

Ever since we installed the MyZone training system, We’ve been getting a lot of questions! One question we’ve heard a lot recently involves the “fat burning zone” chart featured on most treadmills and ellipticals. Our members are wondering why we have them work at higher heart rates than the 60-70% recommended by the charts. Let […]

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The #1 reason you can’t lose weight

Want to know the #1 reason you can’t lose weight? No, you’re not lazy. No, you don’t lack discipline. No it’s not your diet. And no, it’s not your lack of willpower. We hear it all the time! “I’ve tried everything, and nothing ever works!” or even “I lost weight in the beginning and the […]

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How to work out on vacation

Getting ready for your summer vacation? Vacations are when you get away from work and just have fun – but that doesn’t mean you give up on working out! Chances are that when you’re away you’ll take the liberty to enjoy food and drink and throw caution to the wind when it comes to nutrition. So, […]

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The Truth About “Targeted Fat Loss”

“Blast Away Stubborn Lower Belly Fat”   When I saw this article on a popular women’s fitness site, I was instantly ANGRY. It’s upsetting to me and the GFP team that people in the industry will continue to spread these lies in the hope of making a quick buck. Most of the time, crazy headlines […]

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How to tone up the dreaded “flabby arm”

Just the other day I had a client ask me, “How do I get rid of my teacher arms?” Now, no offense to the teachers out there but I knew exactly what she was talking about. She’s wanted to tighten up the part of the arm on teachers that keeps jiggling even after they stop […]

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Your Thanksgiving Pre-Dinner Workout

First off, the GFP team would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! Remember what today is all about: time with your family and focusing on everything good in your life. So, take time, be present, and don’t worry about your fitness and nutrition so much today. Indulge a bit! That […]

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