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Secrets to Enjoying Exercise

The Secrets to Enjoying Exercise

If you are like most folks, the mere thought of exercising is enough to have your mind make up all sorts of excuses why you should not, could not, and potentially will not exercise. However, there are some secrets and tips to really begin to enjoy exercise to its fullest.

Grab a Buddy

Often times we can view exercise regimens as solitary confinement – like a sentence we have to endure all on our own. Guaranteed you have a pal or co-worker who feels exactly the same way. The old adage that misery loves company would apply in this situation. However, once you get together with a friend to exercise and actually go to the gym or take that power walk or a Zumba class, you will begin to see how much fun it really is and begin to enjoy exercising.

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Change your View of Exercising

Only you have the ability to change how you perceive something. Only when you have associated positive thoughts and feelings with exercise will you begin to override the negative connotations with exercising. You will find that excuses such as being tired or not having enough time will be outweighed by feelings of accomplishment such as recognition that you burned 500 calories that night or even the simple fact that you feel energized and were glad you went.

Focus on the positive results and feelings you get the first time you go to exercise and bring that feeling back up to the forefront of your mind the next time you are heading out to exercise.

Be Creative

Be creative with your exercise routines and regimens. You do not have to think about gigantic machinery that you are unfamiliar with or a gym full of strangers. Find something you love to do and incorporate that into exercise. For some, that is walking briskly and for others it is dancing your heart out. Dance is not only a creative outlet, it is also one that will burn hundreds of calories. Even if you are not a professional dancer, taking a swing class or a jazz class is only the beginning to discovering one of the secrets to enjoying exercise.

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Make a Date with Exercising

If you leave exercising to a chance date or time, you will more than likely set yourself up for failure. Make a specific date and time for exercise, whether you go out to the gym or do it at home. Write in on your calendar, put it on your to do list and commit to it. After you are done, you will be glad you did.

Hire a Personal Trainer

If all else fails and you’ve trialed and tested the above secrets contact me. I’ll get you to where you want to be. Sometimes we all just need that extra push along with professional assistance.

Great Question!


Feeling Impatient? This is a more common question often asked by new clients. Seeing results can take time, so it’s a good question to ask me, your trainer. “Many people come into the trainer-client relationship with several misconceptions of the effort and time required to reach their desired outcome. Most people think magic happens only in the gym. Quite the contrary. Change happens when you’re in fact not in the gym.

questionIssues that determine your body’s response can include: How far away are you from your goal? Are you currently training? How are your eating habits? How much weight do you want to lose? Are there stability, rehabilitative or other issues that need to be addressed with training before you can transition into the next training phase? Only after answering these questions and more can I as your trainer set realistic time goals for you.


Are you ready for change? Do you have more questions? Schedule your Free Assessment HERE and let’s get the ball rolling. Ask away!

21 Day Vegan Fit Challenge Client..

I’d like to give a huge HOO-YAA to client Claudia Murrell! She took the 21 Day Vegan Fit Challenge and surpassed her expectations. This is not the end of her journey, it’s only the beginning of a restructured Vegan Lifestyle! 21DVFC_CMurrell




MMA Sponsorship – Alida Gray

We’d like to send a great thank you to MMA Fighter Alida Yvette Gray. We are her newly proud sponsor and guide to her sports nutrition! Our implementation of sports nutrition, meal planning and dietary restrictions are keeping Alida fit, strong and competitive.

Visit her page and see her accomplishments within the MMA realm. mmagray2

“Progress in Motion!”

New Team Kinetix Member

We’d like to present our newest Kinetix Personal Trainer. Meet Julius A. Vasquez. Julius has 2+ years personal training experience and is certified via IFTA. He has the patience, dedication and knowledge of a true training warrior.

Call us to set up your free fitness assessment. 2015 is YOUR year. 915-731-4563.


Will You Quit This New Year 2015?

Another year has passed us by. Although many of us have new plans for 2015 such as losing weight, staying fit and getting stronger this can definitely be a task at hand and is always easier said than done!

As an impatient society of instant gratification we must understand that proper planning and accountability will always impact our results in reaching our own personal health and fitness goal(s). The old cliche of “proper diet and exercise” still remains and will always remain just as the law of gravity and science of anatomy always will. 80% nutrition and 20% exercise is key. This of course does not necessarily mean that sticking to salads, yogurt and egg whites is all you’ll ever need and will be limited to.  Not all diets, training regimens and exercises will work for everybody so it’s crucial you learn how to eat, when to eat and what to eat as well as train. You must learn how to “read” your own body.

While decreasing motivation through out a new year can be a factor improper eating and exercise habits will play a huge roll in whether you will attain success or not. We here at Kinetix will guide you, motivate you and manage your progress as well as share our knowledge and expertise 24/7.  Although there are never any quick fixes to losing weight, gaining muscle or just plain living healthier Kinetix Personal Training will certainly keep you focused and will guide you in the right direction every step of the way.

Give us a call. Make your first step your last step in the wrong direction. 915.731.4563

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Personal Training Perspective – El Paso, TX.

Personal Training Perspective – El Paso, TX.

As a personal trainer it’s not always just about correcting your form on exercises, encouraging you to do that one extra rep or monitor your eating habits. Even though it actually is, on a larger scale it’s about applying those same encouraging and challenging exercises and painful repetitions to every day life’s challenges. I want to see you get that promotion, I want to see you get that second date, expect a raise, get back into that size 5! I train to push limits. I train to encourage a better & more rewarding lifestyle. I train to change lives. As the old military saying goes, “The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle.”

That is all. Carry on.


Reason #1 to Hire a Personal Trainer

If you’ve exercised for several weeks or months and aren’t losing weight or reaching your fitness goals, hiring a trainer is a great choice. A trainer can look at your current program and eating habits and help you see where you could make changes to create more effective workouts. A trainer can also help you decide if the goals you’ve set are realistic for you, hold you accountable for your workouts and help you stay motivated to exercise!

So get on it! Stay Fit. Stay Motivated. Connect with me and find out your best options!