Samara Donald is: The Gym Coach

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Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Hyper efficient workouts

In my last post, we talked about the paradox of being efficient in the gym, yet not letting your body become efficient at burning calories. That is of course if … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

The (Workout) Efficiency Paradox

Everyone wants to be efficient, right? More bang, less buck. In an exercise setting, efficiency is defined as the percentage of energy expended by the body that is converted to … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Need a tush toner? Climb that mountain!

Here is a great (no GREAT!) 30 minute workout to get your tush, legs, and lungs in shape. If you have access to a treadmill, and can remember a little … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

No Burn, No Earn

Ever hear the phrase “No Pain No Gain”? For many years now, those in the fitness and health industry have tried to unravel the phrase said to be coined by Jane … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Easy tips for Eating out (the healthy way)

There are some weeks when for one reason or another I find myself eating out every night of the week. Whether it’s travel (like last week), my social calendar coming a-calling, or just that … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Muscle Build re-boot day 5

You’ve almost made it.. day 5 marks an important day in this new program. By now you’re starting to feel a little tired, a little sore – ok a lot! … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment