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The Trink Fitness Family Newsletter

   Were you one of those families that sent out a newsletter with your holiday cards each year? Where your Mom spills the … [Read More...]

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Don’t Fake Your Fats

I know it’s still hard for some of you to believe, but fats are really, really good for you. They provide essential nutrients, are … [Read More...]

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Greatist Expert Network

Greatist is dedicated to helping you achieve your fitness, health, and happiness goals. But that would be impossible without certified professionals. To that end, we’ve assembled the world’s most comprehensive network of experts in the field of living better. Greatists deserve only the best, so we’ve been careful to select only the most qualified doctors, […]

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What’s The Best Exercise for Your Age

Most of us have an arsenal of serums and creams to fight wrinkles — so why aren’t we taking the same all-in approach when it comes to tackling another major pitfall of aging: a slowing metabolism? According to the Center for Disease Control, the average American woman gains almost a pound a year after age […]

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Searching For Donny Shankle

“You think that was hard. That wasn’t hard.” These words were my introduction to Donny Shankle. He had just cleaned 220 kilograms (484 pounds!) off the blocks turned to the camera that was filming him and essentially told the world that he had more in the tank. I was turned onto Shankle by a client, […]

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Dollers Per Hour Isn’t the Way to Long-Term Personal Training Success

This was my strategy when I started as a personal trainer. It’s my second career and the philosophy was simple – acquire as much knowledge and skill as possible, exude my true passion for fitness. Looking back on it, that wasn’t much of a business plan. Maybe I should’ve consulted with the guys who created […]