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Alexandria, VA   22314
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Weight is only a small part of the story

Posted: 08/31/2015

We’ve all had those moments when we’ve stepped on the scale and felt a little disheartened by the number staring back at us. However, we need to remember that weight is just a number and the number doesn’t have to be shared with anyone! Our weight isn’t only measured by the scale, it’s actually influenced by many other factors – many you cannot control. We need to stop being so hard on ourselves because the scale does not say it all.

 

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Avoiding injury while starting a new routine

Posted: 08/27/2015

Have a Guide Injury most often starts when you perform exercises incorrectly. By incorporating personal training fitness into your life you will be less prone to injury from exercise. Personal trainers guide you and often demonstrate exercises in order for you to execute the exercise correctly, preventing injury. Personal trainers also assess your body type and adjust the...

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Quality vs. Quantity

Posted: 08/18/2015

We constantly hear rumors about calories and their relevance in the weight loss process. We should really be focusing on and asking ourselves: “Which matters more: the numbers behind our food or the quality of what we are eating?”

 

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The Misconception of the Fat Burning Zone

Posted: 08/13/2015

  Think of any piece of cardio equipment you’ve ever used at a gym or personal training studio. Ever notice the little chart on the side of the machine that has your estimated max heart rate for your age? Then along side of that there is usually the row for the “fat burning zone” and where your heart rate should be to fall in that range. Remember that?...

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Lifting Do's and Dont's - Safely Lifting While Going it Alone

Posted: 08/12/2015

A lot of our clients will supplement their workouts with us with additional cardio or weight training on their own to speed up their results. We always advocate getting in as much physical activity as possible.  When it comes to lifting - especially heavy - you need to make sure you are staying safe when you are going it alone.

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Breakfast - Eat More to Lose More

Posted: 08/10/2015

We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But why? Let’s investigate and actually break it down. By understanding what the body is doing when you skip a meal, you will be able to break through your nutrition plateau and maintain a healthy weight!

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Correcting Lower Crossed Syndrome

Posted: 07/29/2015

Lower back pain is something that plagues many people. Today, we’re going to talk about it and how to easily reduce this pain.   Typically, back pain will fall into one of three categories: Spinal – Involving the bones/discs in the spine Nerve Pain Muscular – Involving pain in the muscles due to imbalance or     injury   These...

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A day in the life of a Fitness Coach

Posted: 07/20/2015

Personal trainers don't just teach it, they live it. Here is an inside look at a day in the life of a fitness coach. 

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Dumbbells and Down Dogs

Posted: 07/10/2015

Being sore after a workout isn't a bad thing. In fact, it often represents that you pushed yourself to new levels. For those who don't like to be sore we have good news. Studies have shown that it may be linked to your flexibility. 

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Protein bars vs candy bars

Posted: 06/29/2015

There are thousands of choices when it comes to energy bars, protein bars, and candy bars, but how do you know which one will actually help with your workout? Here we list two rules to help you choose the right bars for you.

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PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO

Fitness TogetherAlexandria
300 N Washington St, Ste 106
Alexandria, VA   22314
p. (703) 683-0777
Map
See More Locations

HOURS OF OPERATION

By Appointment Only