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Do NOT Be Afraid To Gain Muscle!

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 Increasing your muscle mass and bone mass has a myriad of health benefits. Here is what you should know before you frown upon gaining a few...

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Take A Break…

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 All of us trainers have heard that statement from our clients from time to time. Our answers for why you shouldn’t sometimes fall on deaf...

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Maximizing Your Metabolism!

  by Paul Dexter, copyright dextertraining.com Metabolism is what controls the amount of calories your body will burn. Being aware of your metabolism can allow you to have a...

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Are You Becoming “Carbo-phobic”?

  by Paul Dexter, copyright dextertraining.com With all the fad diets out there today, many people are just trying to make money. There are the “Atkins”, “South Beach”,...

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Why Shouldn’t You Take A Break?

By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 Lean muscle mass (muscle tissue) starts to decrease 2% every year after the age of 25. As we get older, it is even more important to strength train, because between the ages of 40-60, muscle mass decreases by as much as 20%! Loss of muscle- a condition called sarcopenia – leads to...

10 Reasons To Strength Train

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 Everybody should strength train. There is no other exercise mode that can give you as many amazing physical, mental, and overall health benefits as weight training. Challenging your body is an exceptional method for developing the strength of your mind. As you discover the depth...

Progress Is The Name Of The Game

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 This tip of the month is for all of those who want to maximize every minute that they put into their fitness endeavors. For most of us, there are not enough hours in the day for us to get everything we need done. So, when it comes to exercise, we want to be sure that we are...

PRIOTIZE

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 Everyone wants results, but are you really putting in the necessary work to accomplish those results? Most don’t, you have to make it a priority. It’s not easy; it’s not supposed to be. The human body is a complicated machine that tries to keep you the same. It...

Motivation And Accountablity

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 The #1 reason why people have a personal trainer is for the “accountability”. Having to answer to someone, and having an appointment to exercise is what keeps the consistent, consistent. Most of my clients admit that if they didn’t have an appointment with me...

MIX IT UP

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 Are you challenging yourself?…. It is human nature to allow yourself to fall into a comfort zone- especially with Cardiovascular exercise. It can be boring, and sometimes (if done right) just plain hard. Don’t be afraid to mix it up and force yourself to try new things...

How Much Weight Should I Lose Per Week?

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 This is a question that gets asked a lot. Many people set unrealistic expectations, that puts undo pressure on themselves. As you have read in some of my previous articles and tips, the more muscle you have – the faster your metabolism will be; therefore, you want to try to...

How Much Protein Do I Need?

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 As we age, muscle proteins are being broken down daily at the rate of 1-2% (which lowers metabolism, weakens bones, etc.). We can reverse this process by increasing Protein Synthesis thru proper strength training and nutrient intake. Strength Training is the major stimulus because...

HOLIDAY EXCUSES

  By Paul Dexter, Copyright 2014 We are approaching that time of year again. Where everyone is extremely busy with family, work, shopping, etc. Stress is high; you’re trying to balance visiting family and friends, and all the shopping you need to do for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most people put their health...