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Are Your Loved Ones Keeping You Unfit?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Do your loved ones keep you from getting fit?
Air Date: 5/10/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Grace DeSimone & Neal Pire, Fitness Experts
Neal PierNeal Pire is a nationally noted expert on fitness and personal training. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has served on the Executive Council of ACSM's credentialing arm, the Committee on Certification and Registry Boards.

Neal served as vice president of a leading national health management company and as an Exercise Physiologist at HNH Fitness, a medical fitness center in Oradell, NJ. He is widely sought after as a consultant for athlete training programs, performance enhancement centers and fitness industry management. As a 35-year veteran with deep understanding of the subject matter, he is often asked for background, commentary or analysis by media covering wellness, fitness, and personal training.


Grace DeSimone Grace DeSimone
has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and brings a variety of experiences in commercial, corporate and community settings. She is the editor of ACSMs Resources for Group Exercise Instructors (LWW, 2011) and is an ACSM certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Grace is the National Director of Group Fitness for Plus One Health Management, an Optum Company.
Are Your Loved Ones Keeping You Unfit?
You know it’s important to exercise so your body stays healthy. You really need to move your body if you spend eight-hour days at a desk.

The difficulty is coming home, taking care of a family and staying motivated to get that workout done. Bless their hearts, your family members may be holding you back from getting fit.

How can you get fit despite these setbacks?

You can recruit your family and friends into your workout routine. When you have a workout buddy, you're more likely to complete your exercise regimen. They will learn the importance of your fitness firsthand. They'll benefit from the workout while spending time with you.

Self-care is important. If you take care of others, you must schedule time to take care of yourself as well. Fitness is great for your physical and mental well-being.

Listen in as fitness experts, Grace DeSimone and Neal Pire, share how to get fit when your loved ones get in the way.

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