Mark Clemens

Mark Clemens

Obese 45 years ago; state champion powerlifter 30 years ago; in better shape today at 61 than when out for swimming in High School.Author of "Think and Grow Fit" (a rational person's guide to getting in shape and staying that way forever.)Interested in expanding age expectancy from 82 to 140. Personal hero is Jack Lalanne, grandfather of fitness and physically beyond comparison at present age of 95!

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Fitness Not a Quick Fix

We live in a world of instant gratifications. That is good in some respects, but bad when it comes to fitness.

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Faith and Discipline Always

When it comes to fitness, things do not often go as expected.

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An Angel in the Marble

What will make the difference when starting a fitness lifestyle? The advice of someone else or our own thought?

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Is daily exercise really worth the effort?

Most people want to do more than just lose excess weight. For that to occur, daily exercise is needed.

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Eating only for energy and muscle repair

Eating to live is far different than living to eat. The former must be mastered by everyone who is interested in permanent weight loss.

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Is ten minutes less on the treadmill all that bad?

Quitting a workout early can become an unbreakable habit.

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We can make the mirror our best friend

A good friend tells you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear.

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Preparing for the professional training routine

Before enlisting the help of weight loss professionals, one should have a little prior personal success to insure that he or she stay with the more comprehensive programs longer.

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Why are there so many more today who are overweight?

It has been said that there is an obesity epidemic here in the United States. If so, what is causing it?

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How to know if you have chosen the right club

One really doesn't know if he or she has made the right choice of clubs until after a month or so.

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Wisely choose the person next to you at the health club

The effort put forth by the person next to you can greatly impact your performance. Therefore one should be careful which equipment he or she habitually uses.

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Choosing the place where you work out

Convenience is probably the most important consideration for most of us. But, specialized interests may justify a few extra miles of driving.

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Green tea in place of diet pills

Diet pills curb the appetite and serve as a mood elevator. But not everyone trusts the. Green tea might be good for folks like this.

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You will not die without a Big Mac

Fast food is as much a part of what it means to be an American as is the national anthem. Clearly, the former is not as good for us as is the latter.

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Should you try Ginkgo Biloba?

Ginkgo biloba has been around for a long time. Some people love it. But do you need it?

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