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5 Apr

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New SF location I am training out of.

29 Sep

SF Fitness at Brannon and division st. 1001 Brannon.

Ace Morgan Fitness will be acting as an independent trainer at this location ONLY.

Click this link to check it out.
http://soma.fitnesssf.com/

– parking lot
– great classes
– friendly staff

If your looking for a great gym in SF this is it, 5 locations throughout the city.

Check it out, I hope to see you there!

I am an independent trainer there.

Have a great week ahead!

-Ace

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Birthday challenge

6 May

Hello Everyone,

It’s another great day here in the Bay Area! No complaints, grateful.

Every year I give myself a personal challenge to get in better shape then the year before, why not celebrate the age instead of feel like “oh I am getting so old” turn the beat around and say “oh hell yeah! I am going to be in better shape then last year” and as we all know the older we get the harder it is.

I started training 6 days a week 6 months ago, my birthday is in July, so this will be a 9 month challenge, I have added more days of training then in the past, and 6 more months then I did last year.

I usually do a 90 day challenge before my birthday, this year I started a bit earlier I did this because I like to show clients and beyond that this is a lot of work! (to get your body fat down and maintain muscle) I don’t have cheat days and I never stop training, the last time I took off more then a week was 10 years ago, I mention this to remind you all that it is a lifestyle, yes it’s my job as a trainer and I am in this environment everyday, I hear that, but, I know a lot of people that train three and four days a week for years, and they are noy trainers they have learned to make training a lifestyle.

We are meant to move our bodies. Training 6 days a week can mean a brisk walk, or hike then two days at the gym and a yoga class. When we move our bodies we are training for a longer life, this is a fact, I am not trying to sell you a product, I am trying to sell you a longer healthier life, you deserve that!

Here is my schedule for training at this point In the challenge I am doing.

Monday – heavy chest followed by 20 minutes of cardio.

Tuesday – 40 minute circuits

(All of these movements three rounds)
dead-lift
Jump rope – 1 minute
One leg smith machine squats
Battle rope – 1minute.

Bicep curls
Flip a hundred pound boxing bag on the floor 1- minute
Roman chair leg lifts (lower abs)
Jump rope 1 – minute

Wednesday– back workout – followed by 20 minutes of stair master

Thursday – 4o minute circuit
(All of these movements three rounds)

Dead -lift
Jump rope – 1 minute
One leg smith machine squats
Battle ropes – 1 minute
Dumbbell pullovers
Flip one hundred pound boxing bag 1 – minute
Crunches
Jump rope 1 – minute

Friday – shoulders- followed by 20 minutes of cardio

Saturday – .bicep- tricep – legs- followed by 20 minutes of cardio

Sunday – rest from the gym

This is what my routine looks like at this time into the challenge, my nutrition is clean, no processed foods and no bread, I bulk cook my food packing my lunches and buying enough meat at a time to have a few meals out of it, cooking up four sweet potatoes at once to have ready to grab for part of my breakfast or lunch.

I will send an update with photos next month and the one thing that will change as I get close to my birthday is a bit more cardio the last two weeks, why? Trying to get my body fat down.

Have a great week ahead!

– Ace

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10 tips of free fitness

17 Feb

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Sf,ca 16th st. Bart station.
10 tips of fitness

1.) Eat organic, you’re worth it.

2.) How do you set the tone for your day? Gratitude list? Meditation?workout?

3.) Do you have sugar cravings? I am not a nutritionist but I know that eating more healthy fats and supplementing L-Glutimine can really take the edge off according to some outside sources.

4.) Give yourself 6 months to a year to meet your goals.

5.) If your stuck in a rut, can not get past a certain point with weight loss then look at portions, throw in interval training. 30 seconds hard as you can, one minute sloooowwwww.

6.) FOM ROLL

7.) Think about shelf life in all of your nutrition, how long can it sit on the shelf? If its weeks or months its usually processed and not whole food. Think about this more often.

8.) Bulk cook, bulk cook, prepare your meals, pack that lunch, it will save you money and its going to be a healthier option.

9.) Be Kind to yourself

10.) NEVER, EVER GIVE UP!

Ace

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Red woods in Mill Valley

New Years fitness tips

31 Dec

New Years fitness tips.

1.) Be kind to yourself in 2014.

2.) slow down, remember every moment is precious.

3.) Continue to be realistic about your fitness goals, it’s less of a set up for failure.

4.) Take more salt baths.

5.) Bulk cook, you will eat better,save money and then you will pack your lunch and get less take out.

6.) Remember what got us to the place we are at, bad habits? Family origin? The people we surround ourselves with? We can change all of those things, it’s all mental, once our mind is made up, change happens.

7.) Meditate at least five minutes a day, thinking the most positive thoughts.

8.) Look in the mirror more and tell yourself that your doing a great job!

9.) Make a gratitude list in the morning or at night, set the tone for the day.

10.) NEVER GIVE UP! NEVER!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Ace Morgan

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Tuesday lunch

12 Nov

Hello Everyone,

I just made this amazing lunch for my girlfriend and myself. Here is the recipe.

Grass fed beef with an egg in 1 1/2 pounds of beef, with some sea salt. Cooked in coconut oil.

Onions cooked separate in bacon fat.

Kale and red cabbage cooked in ghee, with shallots.

Sweet potato chips sliced as thin as
I could cooked in coconut oil
With sea salt and garlic powder. 50 minutes.

Avocado slices.

Enjoy!

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Today’s 10 FREE tips of fitness.

4 Nov

today’s 10 tips of free fitness

November fourth 2013!

1.) Drink water first thing in the morning. We get so dehydrated at night. when we get up, most of us put coffee in our system first thing, try water then coffee.

2.) How is your breakfast? Get your healthy fats and veggies in there. Eat the whole egg. That yolk is good for your brain.

3.) what’s your motivator? A workout buddy? A music mix? An app? Find something that will get you motivated, that could be setting a goal for either numbers/ measurements for your body or numbers on any cardio machines or how much weight your lifting, how many pull ups or push ups you can do? Keep a log.

4.) Make gratitude list. Things your grateful for, it helps set the tone for the day or before bed.

5.) Only we, you, or I can really can change the way we think. Look in the mirror and say ” I am great, I am doing a good job”

6.) Are you tired of hearing yourself say the same thing over and over? Remember we effect everyone around us, responsibility.

7.) GRASS FED BEEF, GRASS FED BEEF, GRASS FED BEEF, GRASS FED BEEF, GRASS FED BEEF!

8.) Keep working on your rotator cuff muscles, they need to get strong before we can get in heavy chest, also improves posture! Keep it light. This is what I like to call a pre-hab thing.

9.) batch cook, get at least a pond and a half of all,of your meats, stock your freezer, this way you will, have enough for a few meals. Save money at lunch.

10.) NEVER GIVE UP!

Ace

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