EMPOWER Tabata

Tabata Blogga Here at Empower Raleigh, we specialize in Personal Training and offer a very diverse group of Fitness Classes. One of the classes that I teach, Tabata, is not for the faint of heart. You may or may not be familiar with this type of interval training known as Tabata, so I am here […]

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Recipe of the Week: Veggie Pumpkin Chili

Veggie Pumpkin Chili 2 Tbs canola oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 28 oz diced or crushed tomatoes (diced=chunks, crushed=creamier) 15 oz canned pumpkin 15 oz can of kidney beans, rinsed and drained 15 oz can of black […]

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EATing Your Way to Better Health and Fitness: Part 2

EATing Your Way to Better Health and Fitness, Part Deux Written by EMPOWER General Manager, Michael Whitehurst Before we get into the next component of the EAT plan, bring out your homework that was assigned to you yesterday.  If you forgot your homework you may take a few minutes to complete it before reading on, […]

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EAT Your Way to Better Health & Fitness: Part 1

EAT your way to Better Health and Fitness: Part 1  Written by: Michael, General Manager at EMPOWER Personalized Fitness Raleigh & Durham. If you are reading this article you are probably a health and fitness enthusiast perusing topical subject matter, or you are realizing how you failed to keep last year’s New Year’s Resolution to […]

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Do I Need A Personal Trainer?

Do I Need to Hire a Personal Trainer? Written by Co-Owner and Founder Jessica Bottesch I bet many of you have found yourself contemplating this very same question.  Many of you have health goals that you haven’t successfully reached on your own, some of you don’t even know where to start, some can’t seem to […]

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Tips from the Trainer: Tiffani

The Importance of Glute Training: Written by: Tiffani Cox-Kuchyt, Personal Trainer at EMPOWER Personalized Fitness Raleigh and Durham. Booty, badonkadonk, junk in the trunk, caboose, buns, back with a crack, lazy lump, rump shaker are all adjectives that people use to describe the biggest and strongest muscle in the human body. Besides for looking good […]

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emPOWER Yoga: Crow Happened

The Day Crow Happened: Written By: RJ Lisander CROW HAPPENED There are lots of styles of yoga.  In general, my class sequences follow a flow traditional to the style I’m teaching.  However, this week during the 6:30 am emPOWER Yoga class at EMPOWER Durham, I threw the rulebook out the window and provided a totally […]

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Meet the EMPOWER Raleigh Trainers: Eric Broadbent

Eric Broadbent: Eric Broadbent joined the Empower Raleigh Team as a Personal Trainer in the Fall of 2013.  He is extremely excited to be joining such a diverse and enthusiastic TEAM.  The transition to joining Empower Personalized Fitness Raleigh was quite easy for Eric because they share a lot of the same values.  At Empower […]

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