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Getting in Shape for the Wedding

Original Post written by Siera Capesius, Certified Personal Trainer in Denver, CO The love of your life pops the question,  "Will you marry me?" The first week you are on cloud nine until you realize…I need to plan a wedding! Brides nowadays are more aware and motivated to look their best on their wedding day. Thanks to social media photos and hundred of eyes on the bride, more and more brides are hiring personal trainers. I have worked with numerous brides over the years to get them ready for their big day. There are specific bridal training techniques I do with ...
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Yoga, Love, and Oprah

Original Post written by Karen More, Certified Personal Trainer in New York, NY I took my first yoga class when I was 21 years old. I was a professional dancer, and one of my coworkers brought me to a power yoga class. I loved it! I had never done anything like it before. The teacher was a strong, positive, and inspiring man, and his energy was exactly what I needed when working in the hypercritical world of professional dancing. After the class, I felt exhilarated and optimistic. I continued practicing power yoga for many years. I would end my long days ...
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Are You Ready for a Sustainable Healthy Lifestyle?

Original post written by Chad Pittenger, Dallas Personal Trainer There are many theories about what motivates people. In actuality, you are motivated by both internal and external factors, as there is always a mixture of reasons why you do, achieve, behave, learn and react. Personality and self-concept often determine whether or not you will be intrinsically or extrinsically motivated. If you understand the distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic motivational factors, you have a greater probability of motivating yourself or others. Every behavior has a underlying cause, and understanding the cause of behavior and motivating factors is key to changing or improving ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Austin Interview | Cody Wescott

Cody Wescott is a Certified Personal Trainer in Austin, TX. Get to know this week’s RightFit Personal Training featured trainer, Cody Wescott. He newly relocated to Austin, TX from Washington, DC. and is happy to bring his brand of fitness to Austin! He grew up an athlete, playing baseball, basketball, golf, and rugby. Currently, he is devoting his time to learning the sport of Crossfit and he hopes to compete on a high level very soon. Why did you become a personal trainer? Passion for Fitness and the life changing effects a healthy lifestyle has done for me and others around me. What ...
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Metabolism is a Major Factor for Weight Loss

Original post written by Austin Nicoson, Houston Personal Trainer  If I asked you “How do I go about losing weight?”, I’m willing to bet you’d say something like “just exercise more and reduce your calorie intake...duh!”. And you wouldn’t be wrong. BUT, there’s a crucial element to weight loss that so many people forget or completely underestimate; your metabolism. It’s time to uncover a major factor for your weight loss success and discuss the specific habits you can implement to increase your metabolism and your overall success for weight loss! What is Your Metabolism? The term “metabolism” encompassess all of your ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Chicago Interview | Kenzie MacKenzie

Kenzie MacKenzie is a Certified Personal Trainer in Chicago, IL. Get to know this week’s RightFit Personal Training featured trainer, Kenzie MacKenzie. He is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and has 7 years of experience designing programs for a variety of different clientele and goals. He can help with everything from weight loss and management to people with chronic illnesses. Why did you become a personal trainer? I went through my own fitness journey while learning to manage my diabetes. After feeling I had been successful, I wanted to spread that knowledge and hope, learning how to design programs for individuals. What are your favorite ...
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Common Misconceptions About Yoga

Original Post written by Libby Creagh, Certified Personal Trainer in Tampa, FL As a yoga teacher of 10 years and practitioner for over 20, I often find myself having this conversation: "Yoga, huh?  I've always heard that's good for you.  I could never do it, though." My response is, "Oh? The only thing you need to be able to do yoga is to be able to breathe.  You can do that, right?" There's a lot of great reasons to start a yoga practice. Yoga reduces chronic inflammation, increases body awareness, can reduce chronic pain and increase mobility, along with increasing feelings of well-being and relieving anxiety and depression. People often look ...
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Our RightFit Moms

We all know moms are amazing. To celebrate Mother's Day, we are featuring some of our RightFit moms. In between their busy personal training schedules and personal lives, they still find time to raise their children. Get to know three of our awesome RightFit moms and see how they balance their personal training business and being a mom. Cristina Panagopoulos Being a working mom is no joke. Both are full time jobs. I am fortunate enough to have a flexible schedule and have my husband to help. I work very early in the morning and try to finish up by ...
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