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Motivation Monday: Try Hard, Do Harder

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November 3, 2015
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Tom’s Corner: The Importance of Focusing

Written by Tom Marchand One of the most prevalent changes in the way people train today involves the number of methods available to us to take our minds off what we’re doing. While at work or in our homes, we’re frequently expected to do several things at once, and that is to multi-task . We…

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October 6, 2015
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Motivation Monday: New Mantra

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September 28, 2015
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Tom’s Corner: Using the Concept2 Indoor Rower

Written by Tom Marchand Although many people use the Concept2 (C2) rower as a warmup, most do not understand what a fantastic training tool it can be when used properly. Pressed for time, but need to get in some cardio? Hop on a rower, do a quick warmup, then row 6-10x 100 meter pieces with…

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September 22, 2015
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Motivation Monday: Be Doubtless

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August 4, 2015
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FOCUS: The Center of Interest or Activity

Written by Joe Martin In our quest to better ourselves, we often get lost in the pursuit. Whether life gets in the way or we cannot keep up with the many habits we have created, eventually we grow tired. The latter seems to affect many of the novice exercisers. As an observer and participant in…

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July 15, 2015
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Motivation Monday: Clear Your Mind

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June 15, 2015
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Components of Habit: Part II

Written by Joe Martin I hope part one of the blog post on habit formation was helpful. If you have not read part one, I suggest you read that first. Part one is a primer for this post explaining the components of habit, how to use those components to create a habit, and discussing other…

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June 15, 2015
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Big News!

Is everyone ready for the big news we’ve been so eager to share? As of June 1st, The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island and Body Soul have joined forces to bring you personal training at J-Fitness on the East Side, and we couldn’t be more excited about this new relationship. Now, you can find…

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June 15, 2015
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Components of Habit: Part I

Humans truly are “creatures of habit”, if the creature portion of this quote refers to evolutionary survival dynamics that is. Our brain has a limited capacity to devote towards mental tasks. The goal of our basal ganglia (region of the brain where pattern recognition happens) is to make things we do often automatic behaviors (habits)…

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May 27, 2015