How Amanda Plays

In this blog I want to share some examples of how I’ve used play in different aspects of my life:   Play in my relationship I was struggling with being snappy, and short with my boyfriend. In addition to praying for patience and to be slow to anger, I decided to make this a game. […]

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The TIME Has Come

Time and money, the two things we ALL wish we had more of. Seeing how I’m a fitness guy, let me give you some guidance on getting more out of your time.   Each one of us has a laundry list of tasks that steal away our time. Our job, commuting, sleeping, eating, household chores, […]

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FUN Partner Workout

Working out is always better with a buddy, so grab a friend and sweat together.   *For this workout you will need a TRX suspension trainer, but I have included a substitution if you do not have one at your gym.   Instructions: One partner will be doing a HOLD while the other does REPS. […]

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Chasing The Man Bod: Secret #4 Sleep

    Your body grows and repairs during the rest phase of your workouts. Most specifically, this happens at night when you are sleeping. Let’s take a deeper dive into the benefits of getting your ZZZZZZ’s at night.   Growth hormone helps restore and rebuild body tissues and muscles. Seventy-five percent of growth hormone is […]

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The Three Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in the Gym

    You’re trying to distract yourself. More and more studies show there is great power in being mentally engaged in the things that you do and your workout is no different. You can improve muscle activation drastically just by thinking about your muscles working while performing and exercise. An added benefit will be in keeping […]

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Lower Body Mobility

  I often hear a lot from clients or other folks in the community that there never seems to be enough time in the day to get a workout in or get any kind of stretching or mobility work in for the body. We are each given the same 24 hours each day to be […]

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Beat Low Back Pain

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Do you have low back pain? Would you like to enjoy not having back pain? Chronic low back pain has many causes that often have the same solution. This means getting your pelvis and spine back to their neutral position. The stretch below helps kill many birds with one stretchy stone. This exercise stretches both […]

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Chasing The Man Bod: Secret #2

  My second secret for getting that svelte man bod of yesteryear is weight training. There are several things to know about weight training so I’m gong to simplify them for you. Let’s get back to the basics.   Workout Order: Warm up 5-10 minutes, weight training workout, finish with the cardio. This order allows […]

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