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Health & Fitness: 8 Reasons You Are Struggling To Lose Weight

By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer 1. You skip breakfast.  After a seven to eight hour fast, you need energy.  Food is fuel and by eating breakfast, your focus will improve and so will your metabolism. Make sure to include protein in your meal to keep you satisfied longer. 2. You eat healthy, but too much.  Choosing healthy, ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Core Performance Fall Schedule Announced

By Kim Duke, NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer With one of the nicest summers in a long time winding down, Core Performance Fitness is gearing up for a new season.  We understand the allure of summer can preoccupy our schedules and eating habits.  Autumn brings cooler days and colorful foliage.  It also gives us a fresh opportunity to jump back into ... Read More »

Been There, Dunked That by Brian Dunkleman: Are You Ready?

Ah September. The time of year when a young man’s fancy turns from golf to football. Don’t get me wrong. I still play golf year round, but football season is my favorite season of the year. I’ve always loved football, however I only played one year when I was younger. I was a member of the Ellicottville Little Eagles Midget ... Read More »

Health & Fitness Consistency is Key

By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer Through my years as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, I have noticed the one main ingredient that keeps people from reaching their fitness goals. That ingredient is consistency. People tend to be impatient when it comes to exercise. Too many times, people do not give their exercise plans enough time ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Never Too Young to Strengthen Your Core

By Kim Duke, NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer Without sounding like a broken record, your core strength is essential to an overall strong body.  Case in point, my youngest client, Noah Morlock, is nine years old.  Noah came to me after he had broken his leg and was completing physical therapy.  Noah, who is well known for his athletic strengths as ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Kids Fit Returning Aug. 22

By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer KidsFit is what you get when you pair Molly Eshbach’s passion for gymnastics with my passion for fitness.  This program was designed to stimulate our youngest athlete, ages 3-6, by challenging their ability to cooperate, listen and play.  Molly always included a tumbling element and taught the kiddos the importance of movements ... Read More »

Been There, Dunked That by Brian Dunkleman: Takin’ What They’re Givin’

This summer I’ve done something I haven’t done since circa 1998. Worked. As in a real job. Not a bad run. It’s been almost shocking how much I’ve enjoyed it. I show up to the golf course when they tell me to, do my job then go home. No airplanes. No Ubers. No radio or morning TV to talk about ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Smart Eating for Optimum Workouts

By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer While I enjoy training a variety of people with various fitness goals, one issue stands out between both my female and male clients— how to reduce and/or get rid of belly fat.  To be clear, these clients are not “fat”; however, they do tend to store their extra weight around their middle.  ... Read More »

Been There, Dunked That by Brian Dunkleman: Namaste for Awhile

For the majority of my life I’ve been ruled by my ego. Not only did I have the distinction of being voted biggest ego my senior year of high school, I’m the only one who got a vote. Clean sweep.    Anyone with an overly inflated ego is almost always overcompensating for something. In my case it was masking the ... Read More »

Health & Fitness: Smart Eating for Optimum Workouts

By Kim Duke NETA & AAFA Certified Trainer Sure, you could eat whatever you wanted in high school and stay thin as a rail. But, unfortunately, you’re not 17 anymore, and even if you work out ‘round the clock, you can’t transform your body if you constantly give in to cravings, high-fat foods and sweet treats. The truth is, flat ... Read More »

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