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Should You Take Supplements? Part 1

Should You Be Taking Supplements? By Frank Hoyle, CPT, EIM Ambassador. Frank is currently performing his internship with Conca Sport and Fitness. Something that I get asked multiple times on a daily basis is; “Frank, what  supplements…

What Happens When Progress Stops?

Is Your Body in a "Steady State?" Not making progress towards your health and fitness goals? Are you putting in the time, but not seeing results as quickly as you would like? Have you stopped seeing results at all? Or worse, is your progress…

Is Adult Strength & Conditioning More Important Than Athletic Strength & Conditioning

Is Adult Strength & Conditioning More Important Than Athletic Strength & Conditioning A very important component of what we do at CSF is education, especially for our adult clients.  Many of our adults inherently know that the older…

Can't Make It To The Gym? Try This Workout

Is the snow putting a crunch on your workouts?  Can't get our on the road for a run? Try this 30 min workout at home to fire up your metabolism, keep your HR going  as well as your strength. All you need is a timer on your phone. Warm-up…
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Does Fasted Cardio Really Work?

Fasted Aerobic Training or Referred To As  “Fasted Cardio” The idea behind fasted cardio is that you should wake up, not have breakfast, not eat anything at all, grab your water and hit the cardio equipment. Trainers and coaches will…
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Real World Fat Loss - Destroying The Dogma

We are refocusing some of our energy and resources to help our adults in the community...Why Because of this... Obesity Statistics: More than two-thirds (~68%) of adults are considered to be overweight or obese. More than a third…

"Burning" Fat

What does it actually mean to “burn” fat? This is when the fat stored in our fat cells is removed and “burned” for energy. 3 Major Steps of Fat Metabolism: Mobilization: To mobilize body fat, we must first break down the triglyceride…

Narrowing Your Focus For Fat Loss

When it comes to Fat loss, and setting priorities for your health, you can simply adapt this philosophy to your daily routine. If you want to succeed, get fit, lose fat, move and look and feel better, then you have to attack every day with…
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Can A Lack Of Sleep Make You Fat and Weak?

Hormones aren't just for teenagers. Insulin, androgens (muscle-building hormones), growth hormone, and cortisol - the "stress" hormone - are affected by it, or lack thereof. When you zero in on cortisol, it's actually a good hormone: it has…
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Nutrition Made Easy

For the last 7 years we have been using Precision Nutrition, one of the best resources in the world for nutrition education. A few weeks back they had a great article "what to eat before, during, and after exercise," and I thought this would…