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Monthly Archives: December, 2009

Counting Calories – the #1 weight loss tool

You may already know that the biggest dent you can make in your weight loss goals is through diet. You’ll be hard pressed to get TheGymCoach here to say exercise … Continue reading

December 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make at the Gym

You’ve worked so hard just to make it to the gym today, only to find you’re not really getting the results you expected. Why? It could be a combination of … Continue reading

December 22, 2009 · Leave a comment

Work your legs in 10 minutes with a ‘Giant Set’

A ‘Giant Set’ is a great way to get the biggest bang for your buck in weight training. If you’ve only got 10 minutes, you can get an amazing workout … Continue reading

December 18, 2009 · 1 Comment

Easy Eggplant Masala

I absolutely love the flavors of Indian food, but I’m never too sure when I dine out what goes into my food such as oils and other fats I’m not … Continue reading

December 17, 2009 · Leave a comment

Tricep Superset

Chicken wings with bbq sauce? Good. Chicken wings on the backs of your arms? Bad. The tricep is that large muscle (really, a group of 3 muscles) on the back … Continue reading

December 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

How much is that Starbucks(R) holiday treat costing your waistline?

Who doesn’t love a yummy holiday coffee beverage to warm up on these cold winter days. But you may be in for more than you bargained for with the lineup … Continue reading

December 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

One Leg at a Time

Sometimes the best way to work the body is to work one side at a time. This “unilateral” format insures both sides of your body are equally strong, and works … Continue reading

December 14, 2009 · Leave a comment