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Question: Will lifting weights make me look bulky?

WOMEN! STOP LIFTING WEIGHTS OR YOU WILL GET HUGE! Have you ever heard this before? Or do you worry about this yourself? Here is one of those exercise myths that truly needs to stop being perpetuated. Looking over the past 10 decades or so there are numerous examples of truly ...

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Chalking Up and Grip – It might be time to drop the chalk.

No Chalk, say what? Let me begin here. I can confidently say that the majority of people do not appreciate just how important grip strength truly is. In fact, did you know that grip strength better predicts death risk than blood pressure does? We all know when you hit the ...

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How to do a Proper Lunge with Coach Taylor

I fully believe that lunges are amongst the top exercises of all time – and I fully believe that they are one of the most poorly coached and poorly executed exercises. The primary focus of the lunge is your glutes. Yes, butt for all you non-anatomically inclined out there. Properly ...

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Check out Episode 20 of TT TV!

Welcome to episode 20 of Taylored Training TV!!! Why machines and separate body part training sucks (0:40) and why you shouldn’t be doing it ABS – love doing crunches? Here are some WAY (4:30) better options!!!!!!! The HUGE problems with fitness advertising….. (6:50) _____________________________________________________________________________ Need a little motivation during the ...

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An Important Message from Coach Taylor

‘I mean, it’s not rocket science.’ Stephen Hawking This recent article in the Huffington Post prompted this response from Coach Taylor. With hundreds of shares, comments, personal messages and views, we think it struck a chord.   And he is so right. So. Fucking. Right. The fitness world has over-complexified health ...

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TT Online TV – Have you seen our first episode?

We are so excited to announce the debut of our NEW online training platform – TT ONLINE! TT Online is an extension of our amazing TT Kingston, Ontario community. For Years we have had numerous requests for online training but we weren’t confident that we could deliver the coaching, programming ...

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Are you doing the bird dog correctly?

The bird dog is one of our favourite exercises and commonly used at the studio for what we refer to as ‘active rest’ between interval or weighted sets. Find out if you’re correctly executing the bird dog to get the BEST results from this exercise in this technique video with ...

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How to Stay Motivated with your Fitness.

  Motivation. It seems to be the missing component for a lot of people when it comes to fitness. As a fitness coach with 20 years experience I’ve worked with a lot of people who have been extremely successful with their fitness for a long period of time. We have ...

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TT TV Episode 19!

As always we answer YOUR questions to help make your fitness dreams come true! QUESTIONS FOR EPISODE 19: How important is sleep? How do I prevent knee pain? I love do to long hikes? What’s the difference between sore muscles?  What is “normal” versus “bad”? If you’re not sore after ...

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Episode 18 of TT TV!

Episode 18 of TT TV! We answer YOUR Questions: Is it bad to eat after 9pm? Are eggs bad for your cholesterol? Is it better to drink chocolate milk post workout? The TRUTH about abs (the whole truth and nothing but!)

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    • The Huffington Post
    • Live Strong
    • Breaking Muscle
    • The Kingston Whig Standard