August 2021 / 56 posts found

Personal trainer reveals devastating transformation after two-month COVID-19 battle | 7NEWS

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He was once a fitness coach and the epitome of strength – now after two months in the hospital, Bill Phillips is a changed man. The 56-year-old Colorado man didn’t think he needed the COVID-19 vaccine and that decision almost killed him. Watch the video above for Bill Phillips’ story Bill said he caught the virus the first time in January 2020. A test found he had antibodies so he decided to not get vaccinated. He caught COVID-19 again in June 2021. At first, he and his wife, Maria Phillips, thought he had a sinus infection. Then he developed a […]

How Archbishop Carroll’s Elijah Solomon built his own home gym

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In today’s game, high-powered offenses are king. Long gone are the days of wishbone formations, triple-option quarterbacks and play-calling strategies centered around “three yards and a cloud of dust.” In 2020, spread sets are the norm and offenses are designed to put up points in a hurry. For defenses to be successful at slowing them down, they need skilled and versatile defenders in the secondary who can stop the pass and help slow the run game. Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia are home to some of the best in the country. Here are my Top 10 defensive backs in the […]

Throwback: Brian Shaw Shows Off His 150.000$ Home Gym – Fitness Volt

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Brian Shaw is a big believer in home gym training. In fact, he is such a big believer in it that he invested the yearly budget of a small village in his own awesome home gym. If you are scratching your head on what exactly did Brian manage to spend 150k, you soon get a sense of math once the video starts and right of the bat, Brian explains that he has a 10,000 $ SwissWing recovery/warm-up device. I’m not sure if Brian looks equally hilarious while using the machine as the guy in the picture below, but even if […]

Top 10 Things I Want For My Home Gym | John PhungTop 10 Things I Want For My Home Gym

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My home gym is my sanctuary and home office. Right now, I am nearly satisfied with the layout and the exercise equipment that I have. I can do just about everything I need to get stronger. But I’m always looking at stuff I want to get to improve my home gym to make it more functional (PHUNG-ctional). And even though I have the basic equipment to get big and strong, there’s other equipment I’d like to try out in order to improve my lifts. I already have a wish list of “stuff I want for my home gym” written down […]

Walking Challenge: 28 Days to a New You! | Personal Trainer Food

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A 28-day walking challenge will increase your fitness and sculpt your body– without all the wear and tear you get from other high-impact sports. The first key to lose pounds with walking is consistency– you must walk every day. Next, you’ll want to make sure that you are working at a level that gets your heart rate up where it should be. The walking challenge below will do just that and more. You’ll see a whole new you with only 20-minutes a day… Weekly Walking Challenge Schedule With this schedule, you’ll an awesome mix of power, strength, endurance, and active […]

Tangents + we are putting together a new home gym!

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The morning trade-off… I finish my run and then he is off to work!   My hips and body are needing all of the stretching right now.   It was my first run of the season in pants and probably my first run in a very long time in matching socks;).  We were then off to school and Brooke was so happy to turn in her ‘Marathon in a Month’ slip to the office. PS the marathon slip they were given stopped at 26 miles but Brooke did the additional .2 miles because when you work so hard to do […]

Love Island’s Adam Collard is ‘playing a game’ and went on the show to boost his publicity as a personal trainer, says friend

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EX-Love Island star Alex Beattie claims his best friend Adam Collard is “playing a game” in the villa – and won’t hesitate to pie off girls he’s not interested in. In an exclusive chat with The Sun Online, Alex said 22-year-old bad boy Adam wants to stay in for as long as he can to find his real type on paper. Last year’s Love Island star Alex Beattie is best pals with Alex Collard who is in the villa And so far it seems he’s not bothered about who he hurts to get exactly what he wants, with hopes of boosting his […]

Setting Up a Quarantine Home Gym on a Budget

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We used to run, dance, swim, and kick-box next to fellow athletes at the gym and Pilates studio and think nothing of all the sweat and labored breathing. These days, it’s safer to assemble a home gym—a sanctuary to get your heart rate up a few times a week. Space is one issue the home gym builder must tackle. Where are you going to set up for your sit-ups? Athletic Trainer and Strength Coach Robb Lamb’s home gym in Seattle is the size of “a very small bedroom,” but this doesn’t hold him back. “For limited space, I like things […]

What It’s Really Like to Be a High-End Personal Trainer

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Will Hansen and two colleagues spread out in a tiny conference room, wire up their laptops to a flat-screen TV, and get to work.Spreadsheets pop up with deadlines, contacts, and sales numbers. There are flashes of event logistics software. Discussion ensues about social media strategy and “synergy” with product partners. A color-coded calendar streaks past the screen, so chaotic with appointments that it looks like modern art.There’s little to give away what the three actually do for a living, other than their taut physiques, their head-to-toe fitness ensembles, and the kale salad Hansen downs to fuel him through a day […]

Nick Cannon Shows His Home Gym & Fridge | Gym & Fridge | Men’s Health – Health & Fitness

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From pulling a giant yellow hummer, to building cinder block walls, Nick Cannon’s home workout regim This content was originally published here.