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Whitney Garrah

Owner/Director Taylored Training Fitness BAH (Sociology), FIS, PTS, Precision Nutrition Level 1, ISSA Fitness Nutrition Specialist

What three exercises Coach Taylor needs you to do before you run!

With spring upon us and summer on the way many people head outside and start running. Well….lets be fair…jogging/speed-walking is what I mostly see. Here is a video I made last year for all of you who are starting up or getting back into running. If you cannot comfortably do ...

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Question: Is Strength Training Dangerous?

Question: Is Strength Training Dangerous? This is one of my favourite myths in the exercise world. Strength training is dangerous. Why? Where did you get this information? You can hurt yourself. Obviously! You can hurt yourself driving, cutting vegetables, walking down stairs, waterskiing, getting out of the shower. Pretty sure ...

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Things that should be banned from the Gym

Let it be noted that this is purely an opinion piece. Opinions gathered from years in a variety of gyms and years working with people from sedentary elderly adults to high performance athletes. My first job as a trainer was at a big box gym and I actually started out ...

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The Truth about Sugar

In a world where there is always a new product to buy and someone is always trying to sell you the latest book, shake diet and cleanse, we are here to make sure you know the truth and nothing but! Find out what happens when you ingest sugar and what ...

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Training you abs effectively and three exercises you should AVOID!

These are 3 ‘ab’ exercises you will see at every gym on in every instagram feed and they are all terrible for you! One of the most important philosophies when it comes to our Taylored Training programming is ‘smart programming’. What does that mean?  It’s about choosing and programming exercises ...

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Episode 26 of Taylored Training TV

Welcome to episode 26 of Taylored Training TV!!!! On this episode: Can you spot reduce body fat?? (11:40) Best exercise for shoulder injuries (1:25) What is the BEST overall exercise (10:15) ever? What is the difference between strength (6:00) training and cardio? Why should we stop using the term (3:58) ...

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Test your mobility with these 5 self-tests!

Alright. It is test time! We want to see how you move. So, what’s the importance of improving your mobility and ensuring you can easily perform all of our tests? Good Mobility will: #1 – Ensure you FEEL good! #2 – Help prevent future injuries – DRASTICALLY reducing your risk. #3 – ...

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Coach Janine’s Roasted Red Pepper Cod

Creamy Red Roasted Pepper Sauce: 12 oz. jar whole roasted red peppers, drained and chopped (or you can purchase already chopped roasted red peppers) 2 Tbsp. minced garlic (about 6 medium cloves) 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1¼ cup light cream ¼ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese ...

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Episode 24 of Coach Taylor TV!

The latest episode of Coach Taylor TV is JAMMED packed with fantastic information!Impassioned rant at 22:10 and around 16:56……where I talk about my recent interaction with the ISSA (International Sports Science Association) and why their terrible advertising practices have led me to withdraw my support and recommendation from them! Cooking ...

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