Samara Donald is: The Gym Coach

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Monthly Archives: September, 2008

What to eat?!

Low carb, low fat, south beach, Atkins… there are so many diets and different ways of loosing weight that we forget to simply take a look at the food we … Continue reading

September 30, 2008 · Leave a comment

Just Tri it!

The Gym Coach here is training for a triathalon, in precisely one week! What I’ve realized in gearing up for this, my second, training for this intense event, is that … Continue reading

September 14, 2008 · Leave a comment

Training the right WHEY

For highly active people like us gym rats, a powdered protein supplement is essential for muscle development and recovery, as intake allows for efficient growth and repair of muscle tissue … Continue reading

September 11, 2008 · Leave a comment

Standing Ab Crunch Twist

If you’ve hit a plateau with your abs doing the old standby crunches, you probably need to try something new! Standing up to tone your abs is a great way … Continue reading

September 10, 2008 · 2 Comments

Runner’s Feet

Runner’s World is one of my favorite online magazines and my go-to guide for anything running related. I’m in the market for shoes, and saw this fantastic guide to buying … Continue reading

September 3, 2008 · Leave a comment

Dead lift power press

Want a workout with a real pop? Try this total body shaper for a 3-part exercise in one.Muscles worked: Legs, Biceps, ShouldersTime to complete: 6-8 minutesYou will need: A 20-25 … Continue reading

September 1, 2008 · Leave a comment