Oct 31, 2011 2eagles 0 comments
Happy Halloween: Caesar & Cleopatra

We all know the story: the dashing Julius Caesar takes control of Alexandria to resolve a dispute between Cleopatra and her brother, Ptolemy. While in Alexandria, Caesar develops an intense relationship with Cleopatra as he instructs her how to wield her power-motivation. In honor of Beqir’s first American Halloween, we dressed up as Caesar and […]

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Oct 28, 2011 2eagles 0 comments
Fresh Friday: Trick or Treat

Halloween is my all time favorite holiday. For those of you in the process of losing weight and maintaining weight, guess what? HALLOWEEN IS NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF!!! For those of you following our program then you have saved up for this special sugar-infused day, haven’t you? After immaculate eating from October 1-30, now […]

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Workout Wednesday: Why Compete?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfsjrc7l9Xw&w=640&h=360]   When it was time to sign up to compete at the TJ’s 2011 CrossFit Games, I hesitated and swam in a sea of self-doubt and fear for days. While Beqir actually had a chance to actually win, place, or show in the games, I knew I didn’t have a chance in hell for […]

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Fresh Friday: Nibbling on The Numbers

Day after day, I receive elated texts from clients when they lose pounds and only silence when normal weight fluctuation occurs. ¬†Daily weighing, according to a study by The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, is crucial in regulating weight. Take the ego and the emotion away from the scale. It’s just a number. The […]

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Workout Wednesday: Four Client Personal Records Today!

Meet Mary Lou: Training with us for three¬†months, Mary Lou is one of three current clients who has lost thirty pounds . Just look at her gorgeous face transformed! Congratulations Loulita! Keep up the great work. You inspire us every day! Meet Becky: Enrolled in boot camp for six weeks, Becky ran the first mile […]

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Oct 17, 2011 2eagles 0 comments
Motivational Monday: Talk About Motivation!

Indian-born British citizen Fauja Singh just set the world record for the oldest marathoner. He covered the 26.2 miles in 8 hours, 11 minutes and a few seconds. He ran his first marathon at age 89. This marathon in Toronto earned him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. If Fauja Singh can […]

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Workout Wednesday: Help! I’m injured And I Can’t Workout!

How many times do we hear this? “Help! I’m injured so I can’t workout.” Despite the injury, we can usually figure out ways to train around the injury. First things first: A doctor must diagnose and cure the injury–not the personal trainer. Along with doctors, chiropractor are often part of a health professional team for […]

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Motivational Monday: Practice Makes Perfect

We all loathe what we aren’t good at. The only way to get better at what you aren’t naturally good at–pull ups, push ups, planks, burpees, etc., is to practice. Keep plugging away like a terrier until you get better and better and better. I worked hard for eight months to get a single strict […]

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