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Cutting Edge Personal TrainingAugust 29, 2016
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Are you ready for some more driving motivation to keep your fitness going?

Or maybe you need some of it to get your fitness jump-started?

My hope is that by reading the 5 Side Effects of Fat Loss below, you’ll feel that motivation and realize just how amazing you can be and feel...

and realize that you are very capable of achieving your goals. All you need to do is take action.

5 Side Effects of Fat Loss

You know how every pharmaceutical commercial ends with a laundry list of possible side effects? The ailments that we could possibly experience if we take it are silently weighed against the possible benefits of the drug. Well, turns out that exercise and good nutrition also come with a laundry list of side effects...side-effect.jpgMy hope is that by reading the 5 Side Effects of Fat Loss below, you’ll feel the driving motivation that you need to jump into fitness with both feet, and that you’ll find out just how amazing and capable you’ve been to achieve your goal all along.

Side Effect #1: Confidence

Confidence is one of the most important perks of dropping fat. When you have increased confidence, you change how you view yourself and go about your daily routine. The world is at your fingertips and you are able to take on whatever it throws your way.

Additionally, when your confidence increases after losing a few pounds, you’re poised to keep losing. So the confidence you gain gives you what you need to lose more weight and feel even more confident.

Side Effect #2: Money

It may be difficult to understand how losing weight saves you money, but it happens. How? Because one of the best ways to trim pounds is to cut down on the amount of calories you consume every day. Maybe it's in the form of eating out less. Maybe it's cutting out alcohol. Maybe it's less trips to the bakery. Whatever it is, when you start eating and drinking fewer calories, you'll subsequently start spending less on those high-calorie foods and drinks. Additionally, losing weight may make it possible to stop taking certain medications, which will help save you even more money.

On top of that, when you lose weight, you get a boost of confidence. (See previous point.) That boost of confidence will change how you handle yourself at work, helping you make the right impression on your boss. Who knows? It could be the catalyst towards a promotion!

Side Effect #3: Better Health Now

Go to the doctor with some sort of health condition, and unless it’s the common cold or flu, losing a few pounds can almost always help you manage the condition better. From diabetes to heart disease to joint pain, trimming the fat from your body gives you a heads up right now. Cutting fat makes it easier to get around on your joints, reduces your blood pressure, and helps you sleep better.

Side Effect #4: Better Health Later

Today isn’t the only time your health will improve when you lose some fat. Shed some pounds and you’ll reap the rewards for years down the road. Instead of having to manage a variety of health conditions, you will be able to keep those conditions at bay.

A few health issues you can cut your risk for by cutting fat are diabetes, heart disease, joint pain, a variety of cancers, high blood pressure, and dementia. In other words, get rid of the fat today and you can avoid all the health issues in the future that requires fat loss for maximum management.

Side Effect #5: Everything Tastes Better

As you settle into your new fat-burning lifestyle that includes eating healthily and working out regularly, you’ll notice something. Because you no longer overeat at the buffet or go for a second or third helping, you will begin enjoying every bite that you take. As the bite sits in your mouth, you won’t swallow it before tasting or chewing. You will take your time and really savor the flavor.

And when you do start chewing your food and enjoying the flavors, your brain will have time to register when you’re full and cut you off before you stuff yourself with more calories than you can burn. Do this regularly and you’ll lose even more fat!

I’ve dedicated my career to helping people, just like you, conquer their fear of exercise and clear up their confusion with healthy eating. I know that a healthy life is within your reach – I’ve seen hundreds of my clients before you do it, and I’ll see hundreds after you do it. Today it’s your turn.

Call or email now to get started on an exercise program that will make fat burning second nature, and will transform your body for the best.

Emotion Creates Motion

Can you remember a time when you felt completely discouraged with your body?

It’s easy to beat yourself up when the body that you have is miles from the one you want. When those negative emotions flood over you, you MUST resist the urge to get down on yourself! Instead, what you need to do is turn the tides in your favor.
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You may have heard the expression ‘emotion creates motion’. This is a very powerful tool. Channel your dissatisfaction with your body by putting it into ‘motion’. Take control of your body and put a plan into action.

Any dissatisfaction can be a strong fuel source. It's up to you what you do with it.

Lemongrass Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Here’s a simple (yet delicious!) dinner recipe that is quick enough to throw together on a busy weeknight. It’s filled with healthy protein and fiber, without any pesky and fattening simple carbs.

Top these Lemongrass Chicken Lettuce Wraps with a little salsa and chow down!

Servings: 4

Here’s what you need…

For the Lemongrass Dressing:
  • 3 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 Tablespoon lemongrass, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
For the Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  • sea salt
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken tenders
  • 2 heads romaine lettuce
  • fresh chives, for garnish
Instructions:
  1. In a large bowl, combine the orange juice, lemon juice, coconut aminos, sesame oil, Serrano pepper, lemongrass and ginger. Mix.
  2. Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Add a sprinkle of salt and the chicken tenders. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until the chicken is tender. Drain the chicken and shred directly into the bowl and toss with the lemongrass dressing.
  3. Serve the chicken on romaine lettuce leaves and garnish with chives. Enjoy!
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 277 calories, 12g fat, 108mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 34g protein

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Jim's Cutting Edge Exercise Success Guidelines...Are YOU Meeting Them?
If you're not meeting your weight loss goals, of course how you eat is one of the first fixes you should be looking at. BUT...one of the EASIEST things to change is your exercise variable.

Specifically...Frequency AND Consistency.


In a week, at a MINIMUM, EVERYONE should be getting in 4 Days combined of Resistance Training and/or Interval Cardio Work

That means, if you work with me...

1 x Week, you should be adding:
- 1 more Resistance Training day on your own plus 2 Interval Cardio Sessions. OR...
- 2 more Resistance Days on your own plus 1 Interval Cardio Sessions.

2 x Week, you should be adding:
- 2 Interval Cardio Sessions. OR...
- 1 More Resistance Training Day done on your own PLUS 1 Interval Cardio Day.

3 x Week, you should be adding:
- 1 Interval Cardio Day.

On top of this, as an added BONUS, EVERYONE would benefit from adding 1-2 Steady-State Cardio Sessions in a week.Go for a walk. A jog. Hop on a bike. Whatever you choose, just get moving at a steady pace and do it for 40-60 minutes. Of course, this will be depending on the time availability in your personal schedule AND your desire to get results.

Are you meeting the Cutting Edge Exercise Guidelines?