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Why Push-Ups Are So Good For You?

Why Push-Ups Are So Good For You?

At JARFit in Denver, CO, I focus on workouts to help you reach your goals. Since many of you are working out at home, the best types of exercise are ones that don’t require any equipment, such as push-ups. While push-ups may seem quite old school, they make a huge difference in weight loss and […]


What Counts As Aerobic Exercise?

What Counts As Aerobic Exercise?

Let’s first identify exactly what an aerobic exercise is. Aerobic exercises are also called endurance exercises. Aerobic exercises get your heart pumping faster than it would at rest and causes you to breathe harder. They make you sweat. That helps your heart strengthen and learn how to sent oxygen to all parts of the body […]


Indoor Vs Outdoor Workouts

Indoor Vs Outdoor Workouts

Some people claim that it’s best to stick with an indoor workout, while other say an outdoor workout is best. Many of those reasons revolve around personal preference. For instance, the weather can be bad, which for most people can mean cancelling the workout, but that’s not true for the hardy who workout rain, snow, […]


How To Gain Weight Quickly

How To Gain Weight Quickly

Clients contact me at JARFIT in Denver, CO, for help with all types of fitness problems. While it doesn’t happen very often, some need to gain weight quickly, but also in a healthy manner. There are a number of reasons to add weight and many center around bodybuilding and sports, but some are health related. […]




Natural Pain Relievers

Natural Pain Relievers

Whether you train with me at JARFit in Denver, CO, or do virtual training with me, I know most of you push yourself hard, especially when you’re building for competition. There are studies that show that taking COX—cyclooxygenase—inhibitors like ibuprofen, can actually inhibit muscle hypertrophy. In other words, if you’re competing, popping that ibuprofen is […]


Good Protein Options For Plant Based Diets

Good Protein Options For Plant Based Diets

Vegans often face the problem of getting complete proteins and have more limited protein options for plant based diets. There are 20 amino acids that make up proteins, of which the body can make eleven. That leaves nine they can’t make. In order to get those, it takes the right type of food. Histidine, isoleucine, […]


Superfoods For Your Muscles

Superfoods For Your Muscles

JARFit in Denver, CO, focuses on transformations and contest training and transformations. Losing weight and building muscles are two of the most important parts of any transformation. It’s not easy to do that. It takes a combination of healthy eating, exercise, regular rest and other lifestyle changes. While I create individualized programs for each client, […]