Thank you, Mom.

by Hut Allred My mother, Sharon Allred, was the person who got us kids interested in weight training. In Brownwood, where I grew up, we had a world champion power lifter named Doug Young. He was a family friend and trained my mom in weightlifting. You can watch a video of Doug being interviewed by…

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4 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

One of the biggest challenges folks have is staying healthy so you can feel great while traveling. I’ve found that planning a few things beforehand is the key to staying on track. 1. Make sure you stay at a hotel with a good workout room and/or a swimming pool—whichever you prefer—so you can continue to…

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Do You Still Play like a Kid?

What physical activity did you love doing as a kid that you couldn’t imagine doing ever again as an adult? I’m talking about the stuff we did when we played all day: Swimming…but now you won’t let any other human person see you in a bathing suit? Playing basketball in the schoolyard…but now this body…

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5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Think of the hours of training and amount of discipline it takes for Olympians like Shaun White to be at the top of their game. His last, gold-medal winning run on the half-pipe was incredible! Those of us who aren’t Olympians can create our own goals, and this can help with personal motivation to be…

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3 Tips to Simplify Your Life

Simple living is different for everyone, but in general it means that you are getting rid of all the extra “noise” in your life, so that you can have more time for the things you love and enjoy—like spending time with your family & friends or taking vacations. It even helps to improve your overall…

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February 2014 Fitness Success Story

Megan: I’m Megan Way from Dallas, Texas. I struggled with my weight for a very long time, almost all of my adult life. I tried all sorts of different diets and just hadn’t found anything that worked. I had tried the Atkins diet, South Beach, low carb, high carb, no fat…everything! I didn’t really get…

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Stop Making Excuses

Randy & Jennifer Stokx stopped making excuses and took action! Randy was not comfortable after putting on weight, and  their habit of eating out needed to be corralled, even with a busy lifestyle and 5 children to take care of… They graciously agreed to tell New Wave Fitness their fitness success story in our latest…

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See How Pam Got More Energy

Pam had been traveling a lot and wasn’t comfortable with the weight she had gained. She also didn’t have enough energy! Can you relate? See what Pam did to fix the situation… Watch Pam’s video interview: “My name is Pam Kabat and I’m a human resource manager. I’m originally from central New York and I…

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4 Tips to Keep Your Ticker Tickin’

A few simple additions to your everyday diet/lifestyle can help keep your heart healthy for years to come. Here are a few tips you can use right away. Your heart will thank you! 1. Use plant sterols and stanols. These are substances that occur naturally in plant-based foods. They work by preventing some of the…

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