Jump Start Your Metabolism

Metabolism is a word that is often kicked around in day-to-day conversation as it relates to oneís fitness. How many times have you said or heard, ìIím not what I used to be, my metabolism must have slowed down?î The true definition of the word is the sum of the physical and chemical processes in […]

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The Van and a Plan

A number of you have seen our new Empower Personal Training On the Move van. Want to know what it is for? Well, the secret is out. Empower can now come to you, whenever and wherever (okay, not on the moon) you need us. The same fantastic workout you get in our facility is now […]

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VitaBot….How to Enroll

VitaBot offers a tool to plan meals and give complete balanced nutrition information. In an industry focused primarily on counting calories, VitaBot was designed to shift the focus toward balanced nutrition. VitaBot uses advanced mathematics to “think” for the user, and helps them to easily put foods together, not just balance calories, but to balance […]

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VitaBOT- Empower’s New Online Nutrition Tracking Tool

It’s common knowledge that health and fitness goals are achieved through 40% exercise and 60% nutrition adherence. It’s also common knowledge that 92% of percentages are made up……All kidding aside, if you’re not reaching your full potential while adhering to a sound exercise regimen, youmay need to take look at your nutrition. Empower Personal Training […]

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What Makes You Tick

Do you hear the voices inside your head saying, “This is too hard” or “I can’t do this?” Do you look around and see someone else doing something and think “I’ll never be that good?” Mental games we play with ourselves in our heads when we exercise are often more difficult to overcome then the […]

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Final Standings

The Decathlon Challenge has come to an end. I want to congratulate all the competitors for their hard work. You all really have made it fun this year! I think some of you even might have surprised yourself with what you can do when competition is involved. I hope most, if not all of you […]

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Practicing What We Preach

Every Thursday at noon the Empower trainers have a weekly meeting to discuss various things that come up. Today we took turns talking about our individual training philosophies. Everyone spoke about a typical week of exercise along with their goals. See below for a summary from five of our trainers at Empower Personal Training. Matthew […]

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One Week To Go

As we approach the final week of the Empower Decathlon Challenge, the top five male & female competitors are as follows: Males – first place (Sean Fenton), 2nd place (Gene Oddone), 3rd place (George Livanos), 4th place (Ward Flintom), 5th place (Drew Howell) Females – 1st place (Grace Couchman), 2nd place (Mary Sampson), 3rd place […]

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“Core Training”

I don’t know how many times a client will say to me, “when are we going to work our ‘Core’?” It’s a buzz word. A word that has been used, over-used and abused continuously throughout major fitness chains and fly-by-night advertisements on TV. For those interested, here’s a great little article (actually a really, really […]

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