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FINDING SELF-FOCUS & INTENSITY WITHIN By: John M. Di Fazio II When we conceive of a goal in our minds, we initially may feel a sense of euphoria, ambitious to achieve that goal. But, some goals take longer to achieve than others. It is important to do everything that we can to sustain our enthusiasm […]

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The Virtual Training Experience By: John M. Di Fazio II I have enjoyed training in gyms as a profession for 27 years. This year, all New York gyms were forced to close by order of the State of NY. While it was damaging to the Fitness Industry all over the country, this state’s handling of […]

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IMPROVISED TRAINING: BACK TO BASICS (Sorry, no image is available due to technical difficulties.) In situations such as these, we improvise our workouts. Without access to gyms or larger gym equipment, we get back to basics wherever and with whatever we can find. We find that pull-ups. chin-ups, push-ups, and dips at a park can […]

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One thing that I have always disliked about the Fitness Industry is its susceptibility to trends and fads. So many fall victim to looking for the next new thing as a miracle that’s somehow going to be the magical technique that will give them the edge, or shape their body into their dream physique, or […]

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In times such as these, when so much is out of our hands and out of our control, there is one thing that we can control. That one think is our attitude. If we keep our cool in situations like this, we can focus on the positive things like clean eating and exercise, instead of […]

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The aesthetic of a well conditioned body is an excellent achievement. It takes time to develop muscles with resistance training and proper nutrition. Many people tend to view the aesthetic benefits of resistance training as the primary purpose for this type of exercise. There are so many other benefits that accompany the development of our muscles. As […]

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I know the title sounds frightening, but bear with me for a moment. I’m referring to the person who we become within the process of achieving goals. It may sound harsh to compare ourselves with the forging process, but sometimes envisioning ourselves in a different state of being will help us to better realize the […]

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Photo by: Isabella Di Fazio ‘ROUND & ‘ROUND, WE GO… BREAKING VICIOUS CYCLES IN THE NEW YEAR It was a difficult year for me, personally. I unexpectedly lost someone with whom I shared a very close bond with at a very special time in my life. I’ll admit, that it has shaken me up and […]

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Since I was a child, I have always had great expectations, dreaming of the things that I wanted to achieve. As the years passed, I have found that not everyone is as goal-oriented as I am. I didn’t allow that to deter me from my great expectations, but I did strive to inspire others to […]

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“Technology suggests that the world is in our hands, but it has actually put the weight of the world on our shoulders.” ~ John M. Di Fazio II   I will be brief and to the point. This current society that we are living in severely lacks accountability. Part of my job is to hold […]

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