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Tennis Fitness and Strength Training Importance

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Tennis Fitness and Strength Training Importance

Tennis Fitness and Strength Training Importance

Tennis is absolutely one of the best total-body workouts you can get.  In fact, it can be a high-intensity interval training workout that burns between 400 and 1,000+ calories per hour! And no, you do not have to be Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer or Maria Sharapova to accomplish this! Every player…

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Get Your Ducks in a Row

Get Your Ducks in a Row

Having your ducks in a row, or being well organized, becomes more important as the number of tasks you have to perform increases.  We all have very busy schedules these days.  It seems like we are never going to have time for everything we need to do no matter how…

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Why Cardio?

Why Cardio?

Why do NexGen Fitness trainers always ask about your cardio?  What is cardio and why is it so important? Cardio, or more accurately cardiovascular, exercise simply means that you're doing a rhythmic activity that raises your heart rate.  Cardio can increase your metabolism, the process by which your body converts…

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Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

The moment every athlete wants to avoid. POP! A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. Sometimes it’s not even a single moment, but rather, countless hours of overuse that leads a muscle to strain or tear. To avoid rehab, athletes need to…

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Expert Trainers Answer | Why Drinking Water Is Important?

Expert Trainers Answer | Why Drinking Water Is Important?

Do you drink enough water each day? If not, your overall health may be taking a toll. And why is drinking water important? Drinking water regularly can help you to lose weight, think better, be in a better mood, prevent disease, and more. I follow that advice myself. One item…

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Expert Personal Trainers Whey In | Which Protein Is Right For You?

Expert Personal Trainers Whey In | Which Protein Is Right For You?

One of the most common questions we receive from our clientele is about supplementation, specifically what kind of protein powder we recommend. While we are quick to recommend Whey as our protein of choice, it’s easy to understand how this choice can be daunting for those who are new to…

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Expert Personal Trainer Explains | Keeping Your Resolutions

Expert Personal Trainer Explains | Keeping Your Resolutions

Don’t Let Your New Year’s Resolutions Fail Many of us went through the ceremonial New Year’s process of sitting down and creating a list of New Year’s Resolutions. OK, so maybe it wasn’t an actual list so much as a bold statement to our friends and family members…. But in…

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Expert Personal Trainers Discuss | Why Weight Doesn’t Always Matter

Expert Personal Trainers Discuss | Why Weight Doesn’t Always Matter

Why Weight Doesn’t Always Matter Ok, so we need to start by saying that in no way are we saying that it isn’t important to reach and maintain a healthy weight, it is important not to be overweight for the long term effects. Rather we want to make the assertion…

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Personal Trainers Discuss | Energy Drinks

Personal Trainers Discuss | Energy Drinks

Energy Drinks and Your Health In a world where we are trying to do more with the hours we have in the day, many of us are finding that sleep can often be negated by our desire to complete more each and every day. Unfortunately many of us know that…

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Expert Personal Trainers Share | Recipe of the Month

Expert Personal Trainers Share | Recipe of the Month

Grilled Turkey and Ham Sandwiches Yield:  4 servings Serving Size: 1 sandwich Nutritional Facts (Per Serving) Calories: 237 Total Fat: 5.8 g Protein: 18.4 g Total Carbohydrates: 29.1 g Ingredients 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 8 (1-ounce) slices country white bread 4 (1-ounce) slices deli, lower-salt turkey…

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