How to Make Fitness Stick After January

23 Jan

January is always a special month. As we usher in the new year, the hope for a brighter future is high.  People flock to gyms with a fiery motivation to hit their goals and make this year differe...

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How to Meal Prep - Your 1 Hour Plan

18 Jan

Meal prep is the foundation of any successful week. Setting aside an hour on a Sunday to prepare healthy meals takes decisions during a busy week off your plate.  Benefits of meal prepping include: Saving you time Saving you money Reduced stress Keeping you on track with your goals Consistent energy  We’ve put together this easy one-hour meal prep plan to help you achieve all these great benefits in as little time as possible. This makes 10 large meals plus snacks, so you’ll be set with lunches and dinners for an entire work week!

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How to Beat Sugar Cravings

01 Dec

It’s all too easy to let sugar cravings get the best of you, especially around the holidays. But a diet high in sugar is not connected to longevity, feeling great, or looking great! That’s why we’re sharing some preventative tips for beating sugar cravings. 

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The 3 Pillars of Personalized Nutrition

17 Nov

When you think about nutrition, what comes to mind? Through thousands of client consultations, we’ve found a common trend when new clients are asked about their nutrition habits. The answers are al...

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Is Keto The Answer

22 Sep

What is the keto diet? Chances are you’ve heard of the ketogenic diet by now.  The keto diet is a very low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet. By manipulating macronutrients the body goes from burning glu...

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The Essential Movement Patterns

14 Sep

A well-designed resistance training program incorporates a variety of movement patterns to create structural balance.  When an OPEX Coach sits down to write your lifting workouts, they take care to...

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What are you training for???

25 Aug

It is important for your OPEX South Lake Coach to know your “why,” so that they can design a program that appropriately challenges and progresses you for a lifetime. They can give you the right prescription, and you can give your training the right intent, because you both know the big picture that you’re working towards.

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Do Your Long and Short-Term Goals Align

16 Aug

Do your short-term and long-term goals align?

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We're Here When the Newbie Gains Wear Off

08 Aug

Been hitting the gym on a regular basis for a few months now and feeling great about it? As you should! It’s no small feat to create a habit that’s going to significantly improve your quality (and ...

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Personal Training vs OPEX South Lake

01 Aug

Traditional Personal Training is when you spend your entire workout time together with a fitness trainer, one to one. OPEX Gyms are the revolution of personal training. While you still receive one on one coaching you complete your program in a group environment. To highlight the difference between the two this blog will define what personal training is.   

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