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Whitney Garrah

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

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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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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