10 Great Things About Waking Up

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Have a tough time getting out of bed in the morning? We all do sometimes. Here are 10 great things about waking up to help get you motivated. 1. You have a chance to hit the reset button Today is a brand new day. Make the most of it. You’ve heard that mantra before, no doubt.┬áBut try this: jot down one thing you want to accomplish. It has to be achievable and realistic. And scalable. […]

3 Dynamic warm ups you should be doing

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Is your warm up still just a walk on the treadmill? It’s time to warm up your body the way it was mean to – with movement that mimics your work out. Ditch the tread and start incorporating these 3 dynamic warm ups into your routine today. Wall Slides Sit at a desk all day? Odds are you do. Most likely you spend too much time with your shoulders hunched over. Eventually, your body will […]

mistakes gym owners make and how you can fix them

When shopping for a gym, look for these 5 things

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Odds are, there are a lot of gyms in the city you live in. Probably the big chains. Maybe a few local franchises. Undoubtedly, some Crossfit affiliates. Needless to say, when shopping for a gym you have your pick of the litter. But few today are designed with your health goals in mind. Instead, most gyms are stuck in the mentality of years past. And this is important to realize because much of what may […]

6 myths about weightlifting

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Weightlifting is confusing for many people. Let’s debunk some of the more common misconceptions and get you back in the gym. Here are 6 myths about weightlifting and the real story behind them. 1. Push through the pain We have all heard the old adages ‘push through pain,’ ‘no pain, no gain,’ and the like. Good advice, but terrible advice at the same time. Oftentimes in the gym, in order to achieve our goals, we […]

Bruce Lee’s one inch punch

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It’s no secret that Bruce Lee threw a lot of punches. And kicks. Some elbows. Nevertheless, there is one in particular that he is remembered for: the aptly named, ‘one inch punch.’ It is just as you’re envisioning, a punch with only an inch or so of travel. That is, instead of winding up like a boxer and bringing the arm all the way back near one’s shoulder, Bruce Lee could pull back just one […]

What is Motus Fitness?

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It’s been said that starting a blog is somewhat misleading – that it is far too easy to set up when compared to hold difficult it is to find traffic. Given my own time constraints and obligations I am inclined to agree with this perception. Alas, here I am, writing the first post of what I expect to be a twice monthly posting. So, before we dive into the fun stuff, let’s get a few […]