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4 Winter Health Tips

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer

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Heart disease is one the leading cause of death for both men and women.  February is national heart health month.  Even though it may be cold outside, that is no excuse to not be healthy and in shape.  Here are 4 healthy tips that can help you stay in shape this winter.  Continue reading

Nearly half of US adults have heart or blood vessel disease

The medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure.


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(AP Photo/The Augusta Chronicle, Michael Holahan, file)

A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. Continue reading

3 Reasons to NOT drink Diet Pop

The lie that makes us gain weight

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer

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Yes, your favorite trainer used to sweeten his coffee with Stevia in the morning and when he wanted a fizzy drink, he’d get a Diet Coke.  Now I just use milk and I drink sparkling water.  Why you ask?  I have 3 reasons why you should never ever drink diet soda pop again. Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution Makeover

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer

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88% of people set exercise New Year’s resolutions and about 81% of them will not follow through with their goals.  Most won’t even last until February.  Well in light of this stat, I have taken it upon myself to insure everyone I know has the tools necessary to be part of that very small percentage who make their word bond.  With the 3 motivational tips I have laid out below, you will be sure to keep your exercise New Year’s resolutions and create a revolution in your health and fitness life. Continue reading

4th Annual Timbuck 2 Tribute Party Continues to Grow the Legacy of Chicago DJ

By: Jarrod Horton

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The 4th annual Timbuck 2 Tribute took place earlier this week at the House of Blues in Chicago. The event which is sponsored by the TFJ Foundation commemorates  the life of Chicago DJ Timbuck2 who passed away from cancer in 2015. The purpose of the event is not only to celebrate, but also an opportunity to bring cancer awareness to the community. Continue reading

Are You A Sugar Addict (4 questions)

Sugar Addiction is Real

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer

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Image result for pic of sugarSugar addiction is at an all-time high. The AHA recommends that the average woman eat a maximum of 30 grams of added sugars per day and the average man, 45 grams. Unfortunately, people are consuming closer to 100 grams per day. Continue reading

Holiday Weight Gain Tips

8 Weight Gain Tips

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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1. Over indulge in alcohol: Drink and be Merry! Consuming alcohol is a great way to ingest large quantities of sugar and calories with little or no effort (cough cough, sorry Keith S.). Plus, there are added benefits of the next morning hang over.  And don’t forget the greasy breakfast that is required after a night of drinking.   Sugar has 7 calories per gram, which is twice the amount of protein and carbohydrates. This can sky rocket your caloric intake and you won’t even realize it. For some serious poundage, drink alcohol frequently and add fruit juice or a carbonated beverage.   (We are not endorsing drinking and driving! You can be safe and gain weight effectively without putting others at risk!) Continue reading

Hey Fellas The Balls in Your Court

The Balls in Your Court

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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A cancer diagnosis can make you feel very alone — especially if you’re a guy and you’re supposed to always be tough and never get scared. No matter who you are, you’re going to worry, but you are definitely not alone.  Many celebs have gotten cancer: Tom Green, Lance Armstrong, Ben Stiller, Colin Powell, Robert De Niro, John Kerry to name a few!  Continue reading