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Whitney Garrah

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

Are 10,000 Steps Really going to change your health and fitness?

Have you ever wondered where the infamous 10,000 steps ever came from? Is 10,000 steps really enough to change your health, fitness and physique?   FACT: The 10,000 number originally appeared in the 1960s when a Japanese company started selling pedometers called manpo-kei, which literally translates to “10,000-step meter”. More ...

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Do you find yourself training hard but never getting fat loss results?

Do you find yourself training frequently but not getting the fat loss results you’re after? It is incredibly frustrating when you put in the hard work but don’t see the results you want. Here is the question we asked ourselves as fitness professionals three years ago. Is it possible that ...

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10 Fitness Myths That Need to Die.

As always, we are here to set the record straight when it comes to the truth about health and fitness. Here are our first 5 myths that need to die.   Myth #1: The best time to work out is first thing in the morning. Truth: The best time for ...

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Steel Mace Training

If you haven’t heard of a steel mace you’re not alone. These long metal rods capped with a weighted ball aren’t found very often in your standard gym or training studio. But like a lot of select tools we use at my studio, Taylored Training Fitness, each and every new ...

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Coach Janine’s Crockpot Pulled Pork

Hey Guys, Coach Janine here! This is an AWESOME slow cooker honey balsamic pulled- pork recipe I tried the other day that I highly recommend! It was super easy and super delish! I like to double the sauce because I find there isn’t enough to mix and have some on ...

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Sharon’s Chipotle Breakfast Wraps

Check out this yummy breakfast wrap recipe from TT member Sharon! Ingredients: 1 package of ground turkey or pork 1/4 cup apple cider 1tsp chipotle chilli pepper 1tsp sage..ground or fresh ( 1tbsp chopped) 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder ...

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Are soup cans, seated workouts and mini bands enough to get our senior population fit?

We train many Taylored Training members who are 60 plus. They are strong, fit, dedicated and they train so they can look their best, feel their best, travel the world, watch their kids gets married become grandparents, and live life to the fullest! So often when I hear about “seniors ...

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Ladies think twice before using a weight belt.

Our team is always working hard to provide the best coaching, information and support for our TT members and for our larger online community. Our most recent article featured on Bodybuilding dot com speaks to the importance of understanding the potential problems for females who use weight belts for heavy ...

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Coach Vanessa’s Quick Quinoa Salad – the perfect side dish!

Try this side on for size for your next BBQ!  Ingredients: 1 cup (dry) Quinoa 1 and 3/4 cup Beef Broth 1/2 red pepper chopped 2 jalapeño chopped 3 purple/ orange carrots from Farm Boy Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Cook your 1 cup dry quinoa in 1 3/4 ...

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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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