part 2: how often and why you should change your workout routine

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Personal Trainer Training Outside Venice Beach

Any decision to change your workout should come from having a broad perspective of all the factors that affect it and your desired outcome. Too often, I see athletes who miss key elements and end up with stagnant results. Or worse, they compromise their health. Either way, the result is disappointment and most often without understanding the cause. That’s why … Read More

how often and why you should change your workout routine

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Lateral Pushup Over A Step Strength Training Exercise

When was the last time you made a change to your exercise routine? And why did you choose to make that change at that time? By change, I mean having a planned variation of programming to progress (move forward) or regress (move backward), based on your needs. Your responses are important because they have a giant impact on your training … Read More

3 steps to get back your summer swag

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life 3 steps to get back your summer swag

When summertime arrives, are you going to end up wishing you had spent more time and energy getting in the kind of shape that you’re proud of? The kind of shape where the thought of a day at the beach with your buddies or your neighbor’s pool party doesn’t immediately freak you out. You’re not going to let that happen … Read More

eating around your workout

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Adam-Friedman-Advanced-Athletics-Athlete-For-Life-Eating Around Your Workout

Trying to figure out the right nutrition to support your health and fitness goals can seem impossible. There’s enough conflicting information floating around to make your head spin. Some science supports you achieving your performance goals, while other published material supports health and anti-aging. The data and recommendations end up being contradictory because the two goals are at the opposite … Read More

why the underdog mentality works

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Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Underdog Eagles

Go ahead. Slap on the “underdog” label. So…freakin…what?!   Are you going to let that stop you? H*LL NO! In case you missed the it, being the underdog didn’t stop the Philadelphia Eagles! The stats going into this past Sunday’s Super Bowl weren’t on their side. But they didn’t buy into the “Vegas” odds that were stacked against them. And … Read More

3 ways timing can kill your results

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The first question most people have when they start working towards a goal is “how much time it will take?” This is especially true when it comes to fitness, and almost always comes up as soon as I begin with a new client who has ambitious goals. My job is to make sure we set realistic expectations from the get-go. … Read More

Getting Results? It’s All in the Details…

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Whether it is your nutrition or your exercise, paying attention to the details is the difference between mediocre results and excellent results.  New clients often ask me why after many years of exercising on their own that they were not achieving their goals, and/or experiencing some sort of bodily pain. Once I evaluate what they had been doing, I can … Read More