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So far Tim Lyons has created 128 blog entries.

The Dangers of Crash Dieting

Michael Simmer BS CSCS LMT FST Many of us especially here in the valley of the sun, have come to love and hate swimming season, and it has nothing to do with whether we like to swim. For countless people swimming season and the warmer weather means bathing suit season, and for far too many [...]

No Gym? No Problem!

By Brian Slugocki Can’t make it to the gym? Get a one minute workout in. There are many times as a trainer I have heard clients or read posts from people saying that because they couldn’t make it to the gym, they weren’t able to get a workout in. Excuses ranging from “I didn’t have [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

The Hips Don’t Lie

By Zach Columbia BS, NASM Sport specific training varies across sports and the demand each sport places on the athlete’s body. It only makes sense that a baseball player would spend more time training the shoulders, than say, a basketball player would. However, a basketball player may devote more time to metabolic training than a [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Warm-Ups: Do they matter?

By Milani Pickering BS, ACSM Is there a purpose for Pulse Fitness to post the warm-up on the board? Does it actually matter? If you are someone that knows what a warm-up is but not necessarily feel the need to do one, read this. There was a time that I totally looked over warming up and [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Alcohol & Weight Loss

By Megan Turvey, ACE CPT Did you know?  Drinking Too Much Stalls Weight Loss. With the April challenge, many people were put off by the one alcoholic drink per week rule. Before we knock the idea of the challenge completely, let’s take a look at the facts. Alcoholic drinks can be a significant contributor to your [...]

Coaching Success

By Brian Slugocki The best-designed programs in the world are meaningless if we aren’t able to get athletes/clients to do them. I believe our job as coaches is to help clients create meaningful, lasting change in their peoples lives while guiding them towards achieving their desired goals. There are many ways to accomplish this task [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

What Makes a Great Coach?

By Brent Moore, CSCS Anybody who has ever played a sport or trained with a fitness coach can tell you that a good coach does more than just give you drills and count repetitions. A good coach can influence their client or athlete in a way that carries through their entire lives. Many athletes and [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Failure to Fail

By Zach Columbia BS, NASM I grew up playing Baseball. In the game of baseball, you fail more than you succeed. A hitter who get a hit 3 out of 10 times is considered an All Star. Meaning they failed 7 times. Failure is a part of the game and it’s necessary to achieve success. Babe [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Eat Healthy for Your Brain

By Brent Moore, CSCS As a fitness professional, it is painfully apparent that the hardest thing people have a hard time with is eating healthy. A person can want to get in the best shape of their life and they will work hard in the gym and may even cut calories. The problem is, they [...]

Stay Motivated

By Milani Pickering BS, ACSM What is motivation? Motivation is the general desire or willingness of someone to do something. However, we all know that staying motivated is not as easy as it seems sometimes. If you are anything like me, some mornings it takes a few snooze buttons before I can finally get out [...]

By |March 15th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments