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Dec 4th, 2014

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Motivation by Shannon Ruane

Your definition of fitness may be different than my fitness, but what is important is that we embrace whatever it means to us individually. I believe that the most important ideas to understand is what motivates us to go the gym when there are 100 other things we could be doing, what motivates us to […]

Nov 21st, 2014

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MANDATORY STEPS NEEDED TO ACCOMPLISH ANY GOAL

This article was first published in the Clinton Courier.   Setting a goal and actually accomplishing this goal are two different matters. So what’s the secret to following through and becoming a finisher? 1) Sitting in silence In today’s busy world we are constantly moving, and thinking. Gone are the days of sitting in silence […]

Nov 14th, 2014

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The Journey to “Fit”

 One of many food journal reviews On Feb 12, 2012, Shannon Ruane started his journey at Garage Gym. Shannon has made fitness and healthy living a top value for himself and his family and the results have paid dividends. Recently I reviewed Shannon’s file folder that has every workout he has completed since his assessment […]

Nov 10th, 2014

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If you’re a mom (or any busy person), we’ve got help for you…

Summer came and went while you spent countless hours driving your kids around town, entertaining their friends, and getting ready for family vacations and parties. Now that the fall season has arrived, it’s back to the same routine of running the kids to sports and school events. Winter is soon approaching and you are realizing […]

Nov 7th, 2014

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“What’s Your Secret?” by Katie Hess

When I posted my before and after picture on Facebook, I got a lot questions from friends. “How did you do it?” and “What’s your secret?” were asked a lot. Although my health and fitness journey has just begun in June of 2014, I’ve been working very hard since then making it a priority in […]

Oct 31st, 2014

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Garage Gym Client Highlight: Kathryn Hess

My journey:   I first heard about Garage Gym from a co-worker of mine. She would come into school on Wednesday mornings with the biggest smile on her face, tons of energy, was looking very strong, and felt an overall sense of health that was inspiring to me. This was after her 6 am workouts, […]

Oct 8th, 2014

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5 Ways to Lose Weight & Improve Body Composition

Today’s media and the cookie cutter fixes are STILL telling us that excessive exercise or special shakes are a cure all for losing weight or “toning” up. Are you someone who has tried numerous ways to lose weight and have falling off the wagon time and time again only to find yourself frustrated? You aren’t […]

Oct 4th, 2014

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3 Tips to Improve Low Back Pain

3 Tips to Improve Low Back Pain   Americans spend $50 billion dollars per year treating low back pain. With these simple stretches and strengthening methods you can see great improvement in a short amount of time.   1)              Stretch your quadriceps and hip flexors. When these areas are tight they pull your pelvic bowl […]

Sep 6th, 2014

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If you are a mom, this is a must read….

All summer long you have spent countless hours driving your kids around town, entertaining their friends, getting ready for family vacations and family parties. The amount of time you have spent on YOU has been nonexistent. Year after year, when kids go back to school we hear, “Now it’s time for me to get back […]