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Fan Chat With Celebrity Trainer Tony Martinez

#MartinezWay is back! The first month of 2013 is almost over and me and the team are busy! But not so busy that we couldn’t take a few minutes help get things poppin’ online. Celebrity trainers need love too and y’all really showed me and my team love in 2012. So again, I thank you.…

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Carb Your Appetite With Complex Carbohydrates

2013 is FAST approaching! That means the end of the year holidays are upon us, starting with Thanksgiving.  Stuffing, mashed potatoes, casseroles, pumpkin pie, soft drinks…a lot of tempting carbohydrates, a.k.a “carbs” are on the way! So before you pile those tasty side dishes on your plate for Thanksgiving dinner, I want to tell you…

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Protein Shakes: Real Fitness Drink or Fad?

I received a lot of questions about protein shakes thanks to the recent post on Janet’s fan page. So I wanted to respond to some of them to help you better understand what they’re really made of and what they do. So here’s what’s shaking with these protein drinks. First, not all protein shakes are…

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The “What Motivates Me” Pinterest Board Contest Winner

The “What Motivates Me” Pinterest contest ended last Sunday. We had lots of great quotes, some funny videos, and really inspiring images pinned to the community board. In all, there were 137 pins, 64 followers, and plenty of participation–not bad for a Pinterest newbie like me! So a special THANK YOU to all those that…

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The Skinny On Fatty Foods

It’s a no brainer that food nutrition is a key element to getting fit, especially the #MartinezWay! In a previous post I informed you about the importance of adding fiber, and now I want you to know about fatty foods—the good ones and the bad ones. So this post is so phat, I hope you…

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Pinterest Fitness: What Motivates Me Community Board

A key element to the #MartinezWay approach to exercise is mixing things up. So I’m ready to do something different in my online work out routine–a little Pinterest fitness. I’ve been on Facebook and Twitter a while and now I’m ready to flex some virtual muscle with the much talked about Pinterest. Why? It’s easy…

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Are You Eating Enough Dietary Fiber?

We’ve been talking a lot about exercise lately, but when it comes to overall health and fitness your diet can not be ignored. So this post is about food, specifically those foods rich in fiber. Why? Because fiber is so very important in helping reduce the risk of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Fiber too…

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Nutrisystem Users Ask, Trainer Tony Responds

Thank you Nutrisystem users and everyone that’s been sending me your health and fitness questions. I enjoy reading them when I can. I really like your progress reports too! The #MartinezWay is in full effect for many of you. And to that I say, “GOOD JOB! KEEP IT GOING!” Nutrisystem users! You’ve been asking and…

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How To Best Reduce Stress With Exercise

Has it been a stressful week? Even as an athletic personal trainer, I sometimes have stressful days. So what do I do when I feel the tension in my body? Like most I try to do things that relax me first, like walking my dog. Having fun with a pet is a great momentary distraction.…

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10 Simple Ways To Avoid Dehydration

Dehydration Symptoms: The heat is on this summer! You’re probably out enjoying the sunshine jogging, playing, walking, or just having a good time. You’re probably not even thinking about dehydration. People often forget the body is made up of mostly water, so when bodily fluids are lost they must be replenished.  That said if you’re…

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