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Defend Yourself AND Burn Calories

Defend Yourself AND Burn Calories

Boxing is a great way to learn how to defend yourself, while you burn calories. People come to our gym in Stamford, CT with one goal in mind. It’s either to learn how to box and the art of self-defense, or to shed those extra pounds. After they’ve worked out a while, they realize they […]


Working Out While Traveling

Working Out While Traveling

If you’re away from Stamford, CT, it doesn’t matter whether you’ve traveled to relatives, are enjoying yourself on a sandy beach or enduring a conference, it’s not a reason to let your efforts to be fit slide. While working out while traveling isn’t always easy, it’s not impossible either. You have to plan for it, […]


Is Yoga Good For Weight Loss

Is Yoga Good For Weight Loss

I’m always glad to hear when people try different types of workouts. Variety is the spice of life and also a reason many people opt for boxing at our Stamford, CT gym. Yoga provides other help for weight loss, while still burning calories, just fewer than those of regular workouts. The classes are often longer […]


The Importance Of Protein Plus Fiber

The Importance Of Protein Plus Fiber

If you’ve been eating healthy, you know that protein is an important addition to your diet. Fiber is too. However, eating protein plus fiber can be a real boon to weight loss. Whether you’re eating the two together in a main meal or as a snack, you’ll feel fuller, even if the calorie count is […]


Do You Have A Healthy Gut

Do You Have A Healthy Gut

If you’re like many of my clients here in Stamford, CT, you want to do what it takes to stay fit and healthy. You exercise regularly and eat a well balanced whole food diet, plus get adequate hydration and a good night’s sleep. There’s a lot of talk lately about the benefits of having a […]


Should You Remove Salt From Your Diet

Should You Remove Salt From Your Diet

Whether it’s bloating and swelling that makes you remove salt from your diet or high blood pressure or other coronary scare, just donating your salt shakers to a non profit charitable organization or hiding them in the cupboard won’t be enough. It’s not the salt itself that’s your enemy but the sodium in the salt. […]


Are Shorter Workouts Better

Are Shorter Workouts Better

If you find you can’t always make it to the gym, except on the weekends, you don’t have to let your fitness program suffer. You can opt to do several shorter workouts throughout the day to boost your results and turn that weekend warrior workout to just an hour at the gym, not a half […]


Workouts For Fat Loss After 40

Workouts For Fat Loss After 40

I’m constantly asked about special workouts for fat loss after 40 and I always respond that the workouts that build muscle tissue and burn fat work no matter what your age. I love boxing as a workout for fat loss because it provides total body conditioning. You’re working more than just one muscle group at […]


Strength Training For Beginners

Strength Training For Beginners

You’d be amazed at how many people focus just on aerobic exercise and ignore strength training, fearing they’ll bulk up and look like the Incredible Hulk. It isn’t that simple or everyone would become a body builder. There’s a good reason to start a course of strength training for beginners if it’s not already part […]


Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

There’s been a lot of talk about losing weight with intermittent fasting and the information can be quite confusing. Intermittent fasting has to do with when you eat. It is a pattern where you eat little or nothing for a specific time, followed by a period of normal intake of food on a consistent basis. […]