April 2021 / 58 posts found

Anfisa Nava is a certifed personal trainer now, celebrates NPC ruling for green card holders

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Anfisa Nava never let her husband Jorge Nava’s incarceration get her down. While he’s been in prison, she has been busy going to school, working out, and moving forward in life. Now, the 90 Day Fiance star has quite a bit to celebrate for all of her hard work and effort. On Monday, Anfisa announced that she finally took the personal trainer certification exam and passed. Now, she can officially make a living helping other people to attain their body goals. Anfisa told her followers, “Last Thursday after a whole lot of procrastination I finally took the @nasm_fitness exam and now […]

Montclair Meets Matterhorn: Personal Trainer Gets Workout Creating Her Own ‘Swigloo’ | Baristanet

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Liz George – February 5, 2021 Sabine Percelay building her Swiss igloo When the monster storm hit last week, some people shoveled, some kids built snow people or had snowball fights. And, admittedly, some of us watched a lot of Netflix. But Sabine Percelay, a personal trainer looking for a way to exercise, built her own spacious igloo — dubbed a “Swigloo” — in just two days. “The name Swigloo is my fun creation,” says Percelay who grew up in Switzerland. “It’s kind of Montclair-meets-the-Matterhorn. In reality, when I used to climb Mount Blanc, we slept in light weight tents. […]

Home Gym: Steps and Essentials

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A good physique is all we love, don’t we? Be it a man or a woman, and everyone wants to look perfect.  To maintain good health and fit body, there is no alternative for a gym. But how many of us have time? I am pretty sure many of us don’t have the time and opportunity to go for a workout session in the gym. Would you love to have a gym of your own? You can have a gym of your own, and it isn’t a difficult task too. To build a good home gym, you need some planning […]

Just do it: a personal trainer’s reaction to Nike’s plus size mannequin

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Following the much publicised plus-sized Nike mannequin controversy last week, Peach founder Tim Hayes shares his opinion on the subject in this week’s new blog.  “Just do it” Nike told us –  they never specified who. Well played to Nike for extending this inclusive branding by installing a larger bodied mannequin at its flagship store in London, already reaching iconic status. Whilst most commentators have praised Nike for taking steps to help more women of different body types feel welcome in their stores, one journalist in particular alongside a number of trolls accused the brand of normalising “unhealthy” obesity.  I […]

Man Says He Owes Drastic Weight Loss to Personal Trainer Who ‘Banned’ Him from Fast-Food Restaurants

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A man from Middlesbrough, England, made headlines last October when his personal trainer passed flyers out to local fast-food restaurants asking them not to serve his client. A year later the duo is going viral once more — this time showing off an incredible transformation. Just a year ago, Darren “Dibsy” McClintock’s family was living in fear of the day they would lose him. Dangerously overweight at roughly 560 lbs, the 27-year-old knew he needed to make a change. Advertisement – story continues below Doctors told him that he wouldn’t survive if he kept going down the path he was […]

The Best Dumbbells to Add to Your Home Gym | Shape

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A set of dumbbells is an essential part of any home workout routine, but they’re not all created equal. Whether you’re a heavy lifter or are tight on space, these are the best dumbbells to add to your home gym. This content was originally published here.

Meet 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way’s Laura—She’s Leaving Family Behind for a 29-Year-Old Personal Trainer in Qatar | E! News

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Tiffany, 27, met Ronald, 29, on a trip to South Africa with a friend. Ronald quickly proposed…but neglected to tell her about his gambling addiction and criminal record. He went to rehab, but is Tiffany ready to uproot her 8-year-old son and move across the world with a man who may have more than a checkered past? Laura, 51, met Aladin, 29, on Facebook. After just eight months she flew to meet Aladin in Qatar and days later they were engaged. In a press release, TLC said, “Aladin is a young, handsome personal trainer, and Laura is afraid their relationship […]

How To: Write a “Home Gym” Workout – Defiance Strength and Conditioning

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With the birth of Baby Fielder lately my workouts have included less barbells and more Baby Bjorns, and BOB strollers. Everything in life has a season.  Sometimes that season is crushing PR’s, and sometimes that season is changing diapers, but there should be no reason to stop your fitness all together. When life has you all tied up and you cannot find a minute to make it to the gym, follow this simple three step guide for programming an awesome and effective home workout. Step One: Location, Equipment, Time-Frame First, where will you be performing this workout? Your workout space will determine […]

Personal trainer who had the ‘worst acne ever seen’ shares her striking before and after pictures | Daily Mail Online

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A personal trainer who was told by a doctor she had the ‘worst acne he’s ever seen’ has shared her incredible transformation after trying a new regime.  Emily Keel, 25, from Portsmouth, had suffered with severe cystic acne since the age of 12, causing bouts of depression. She felt like doctors were insensitive about her crippling skin condition, which was made worse by polycystic ovary syndrome. Over the past few years, Miss Keel has tried everything from a gluten and dairy free diet, light therapy, antibiotics and chemical peels – but saw little improvement. But after being prescribed a drug […]

BodyBoss Home Gym 2.0 Review: Portable, 300+ Exercises

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BodyBoss home gym brings all the useful functions of a gym in one equipment which makes it possible for you to do almost 300 plus exercises in your home without walking miles to the gym and bearing heavy gym membership cost. This all in one exercise equipment is compact and portable enough to place in your home. Features of BodyBoss Portable Home Gym Here is a list of BodyBoss Portable accessories that are available with the gym set. Whether you have just started working out, or are a veteran trainer, BodyBoss portable home gym can still teach you a thing […]