Monthly Archives: May 2016

Machine weights VS. free weights

Originally posted on Jeff Bettag Fitness:
http://fitnessequipmentsales.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/True-Strength_Multi_Press-Fitness-Equipment-Sales.jpg Is there really a difference between using free weights and machine weights?  Is it true you work the muscle better with free weights?  Are free weights really free or is that a bait…

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There is a better way than whey!

Originally posted on Jeff Bettag Fitness:
http://jbettag1.juiceplus.com/content/JuicePlus/en/what-is-juice-plus/complete/jcr:content/textimage_1/image.jpimg.jpg/1463788022286.jpg/1463788021049.jpg Protein drinks are all the rage.   And, really, it isn’t a bad idea to get some extra protein to fuel your body.  Whether it is for a meal replacement or pre/post workout,…

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Use the Scale!

You have probably heard it before, “throw away the scale, it doesn’t tell the whole story!” There is truth to this but you can use the scale to your advantage. How much we weigh is important for our overall fitness … Continue reading

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What is your excuse?

Originally posted on Jeff Bettag Fitness:
https://s.yimg.com/fz/api/res/1.2/fKfWqw3jFA1gMiuhG9tiSA–/YXBwaWQ9c3JjaGRkO2g9NDA0O3E9OTU7dz01NTU-/http://www.nunnsperformancetraining.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/fitness-excuses.jpg I think I have heard just about every excuse in the book why people can’t exercise or change eating habits. I don’t have time, it’s too expensive to buy healthy food, I can’t…

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Bicyclist on the road!

Originally posted on Jeff Bettag Fitness:
http://previews.123rf.com/images/razvanphoto/razvanphoto1109/razvanphoto110900018/10500003-B-ost-France-July-15th-2011-Image-of-the-peloton-climbing-the-category-H-mountain-pass-Abisque-in-th-Stock-Photo.jpg A friend asked me about the responsibilities and rights of people who cycle on the road.  This is something that probably causes heated arguments in some circles.  Very simply put, someone on a…

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Run the Track!

I’m one of those people who enjoys running on the track. There are many who think it is the absolute most boring way to run but, for me, it gets the job done! A big reason is there is so … Continue reading

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I need my FitBit!

Everyone wants to talk about what information their fitbit is giving them this week.  There is a lot of great technology that can help you with your wellness goals, some of it good, some not so good.  When it comes … Continue reading

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