My Focus Journal Entry #4

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Another week has gone by and my focus is just getting stronger. I am in my third cycle of Ryan Miller's training program and seeing some good results. Nutrition Averages This week my average calories were 2652. This broke down to 32.5% protein, 50.0% carbohydrates and 17.7% fat. Yet again I have hit my macros and feel great. The more interesting thing is that we have also … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: A Rant on Bad Personal Trainers

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Bad personal trainers really get under my skin. Today I am going to get this off my chest because it has bothered me for a long time. I am not going to name the names of these bad trainers or even where they work. I am going to tell you why I think they are horrible and you should stay far away from them. Honestly, the majority of these horrible personal trainers work for large … [Read more...]

My Focus Journal Entry #3

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Another week into the Mission to Regain Focus and I have made some good progress on my weight training. I have also dialed in my nutrition. We are going to watch for a few weeks to see how my body responds (The Experiment of One) and then make adjustments. I want everyone to meet the guy helping me through all of this. Ryan Miller from Growth Stimulus Training and I have … [Read more...]

What’s Your Plan for 2015?

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Another year has begun. Do you have a plan? If you don't, you have one, you just don't know it. If you do, well congratulations! Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail For those of you without a real plan for 2015, I want you to consider the statement above. When we do not create a plan we are planning to fail. Getting to successful and positive results requires planning. … [Read more...]

My Focus Journal Entry #2

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The update this week is exciting. I have connected with a great trainer who is going to hold me accountable for my progress. I know what to do, I just don't always do what I know I should do. That is all changing as a result of this Mission to Regain Focus and my new trainer. I will reveal his name in the future. Right now I want to see how the initial plans go. I am very … [Read more...]

How to Periodize Your Training

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When you train it is easy to get stuck in a rut. If you periodize your training you present your body with new challenges and some variation. This helps to keep the momentum that you build as you go along. This will help you avoid plateaus completely when done correctly. I personally use periodization in my system all the time. What does it mean to periodize your training? In … [Read more...]

My Focus Journal Entry #1

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This entry is not going to be for everyone. As I embark on my mission to regain focus I figured I would journal the progress here on Fitness Expose. Thus, if you are not interested in personal details move on to another article. However, I think that by sharing my thoughts and progress with all of you it is going to be a learning experience for anyone who reads this. My … [Read more...]

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals

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Do you get bored with your goals? It is important to stay focused in order to accomplish what you set out to accomplish. You have to dig deep to get through the times when boredom sets in. These simple tips will help you stay focused on your goals. Concentrate on 1 to 3 goals at a time Perhaps you are spreading yourself too thin? Pick 1 to 3 goals and then concentrate on … [Read more...]

Steps to Regaining Focus

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We all experience it. The need for regaining focus in our fitness and bodybuilding lifestyle. Things happen to derail us along the way and regaining focus becomes a priority. These are the steps to regaining focus. Realize that you have truly lost focus. Like trying to kick an addiction, coming to a clear realization that you have lost focus is one key to successfully … [Read more...]