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Coach Chris Check In!

Hey Team! Well, another week in the books!  Is everyone still rocking it?  The challenge groups are really fun to watch — people are fired up, bringing it at levels I never could have imagined, and the results keep pouring in of people who have totally transformed their health and fitness.  It’s really awesome to […]

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Tropical Shakeology Review

Tropical Shakeology was made available on 2/13/2012, about 12 hours before it was originally supposed to be!  I got my shipment of this awesome product on 2/21/2012 and was pretty excited to give it a try, but decided to wait until the next morning, which is normally when I have my Shakeology. I was kind […]

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Coach Chris Check-In!

Hey Team! Less than 100 days left until the start of the Memorial Day weekend!  I’m already in my second week of phase 2 of P90X2 and posted my 30 day photos.  While I didn’t have the stellar progress that I expected during that first 30 days.  Many of you and my friends indicated that […]

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My 100 Push-Up Routine

After my first round of P90X, I began to focus on building up my chest muscle a bit more.  Since I didn’t have a bench press or dumbbells that were heavy enough to do the job, I revert to the good ole fashioned Push-Up. It’s been around forever and is still considered an excellent exercise […]

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New Challenge Packs Available Now!

Starting back in November 2011, Beachbody started offering what they called Challenge Packs. What is a Challenge Pack? A Challenge Pack is perfect for those of you who like to get all your ducks in a row from the start!  You will SAVE MONEY by ordering a bundle that includes your fitness program, your supplements, and a VIP […]

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Coach Chris Check-In!

Hey Team! Another week closer to spring and summer….is everyone going to be in the best shape of your lives?  I know for a fact I will!  I’ve been dialed in on my nutrition, tracking all my numbers every day to be sure I don’t go over on calories, and rocking the P90X2 workouts with […]

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The Fitbit and me…

I’ve got a new gadget!  Whats even better is it’s a fitness gadget!  It’s called Fitbit. What is Fitbit? Think of a pedometer, except with the ability to track more than just the number of steps you take.  This little device can track activity, measure how well you sleep, count the number of stairs you […]

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My Current Supplements

Whenever I start talking about health and fitness with people, most of them come to the question: “what supplements are you taking or were you taking to get the results you got”.  No kidding, this comes up literally every time.  So I thought I would give everyone the inside scoop on what supplements I am […]

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Coach Chris Check-In!

Hey team! Our “Challenge Group” is really hitting it hard and I really appreciate all of your hard effort and commitment to this point.  Not that I expect any of you to quit on me now, but your success will be determined on what you do from this point forward, so give everything you have […]

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My 1900 Calorie Diet

A lot of people ask me about my nutrition and what has worked well for me.  I tend to eat the same foods each and every day, with the exception of dinners.  Below you’ll find a sample of what my typical 1900 calorie diet consists of. ( 1981 cals = 183 protein / 154 carbs […]

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My Schedule

I tend to get a lot of questions about what my daily schedule looks like.  As a father to 4 (2 in elementary and 5-month old twin girls), working in IT, my days generally fly by, which is usually a good thing! Here a brief/high level look into what my typical work weekday looks like. […]

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Coach Check-In

Hey everybody! For most of us, this week starts a journey that will hopefully change not only your outward appearances, but also you habits in life!  Others have already started on that journey and are starting to see the results of our commitment and hard work.  Keep it up everyone! We have build up some […]

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Join the Beachbody Challenge

Want to get into the best shape of your life? I’m starting a Beachbody® Challenge group and thought you’d be interested in joining! It’s a 90-day challenge and it’s the easiest way to achieve your goals ever. As part of my group, you’ll be one of five likeminded people. We’ll track our progress along the way, hold […]

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P90X iPhone App Available!

For those of you who haven’t heard yet, the long awaited, much anticipated P90X app for iPhone is now available in the app store! The P90X app costs $4.99 (for just the app, not the actual workouts). The workout costs are listed below (you can order individual workouts, all of the workouts, or a lifting […]

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Skip the Excuses

What’s your excuse for not exercising during the holidays this season? Fitness professionals and coaches like me have heard them all.  Luckily we have answers for every excuse you can come up with. I’m just too busy with holiday plans and shopping to fit in exercising. A workout doesn’t always mean going to the gym for […]

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Juggling Your Workout and Meal Schedule

If you are just starting out with any training program, finding the proper time to eat in conjunction with your workout schedule can sometimes be bit confusing.  If you are like me, your days are already full of activities; work, kids, family time, etc…  So, when you are trying to determine what time of the […]