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Brandon Drenon is a NCSF certified personal trainer at Equinox, and a male model based out of New York City. Motivated by his love for food and fitness, he has found a formula to enjoy eating while maintaining a camera-ready aesthetic. Follow Brandon for healthy food recipes, workout tips, and positive healthy lifestyle guidance.

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More Ab Exercises Do Not Mean Better Ab Definition!

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 8:30 PM

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I repeat, more ab exercises do not mean better ab definition.

I would estimate that at least 90 percent of the most frequent gym-goers desire to have a flat stomach with some type of visible abdominal definition. And those who do not...

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The Secret Diet Health Industry Professionals Don't Want You to Know About!

(4) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 12:34 PM

I would like to introduce to you the holy grail of diets: One that guarantees permanent weight loss and improved health one hundred percent of the time. One backed by decades of medical studies and clinical research, including exhaustive triple-double-blind studies yielding equal results each time. For years, nutritionists, dietitians,...

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Weight Training: If You Aren't, You Should Be

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 8:44 AM

Have you ever heard of a barbell or dumbbell? If you don't know, they are the scary metal objects Arnold Schwarzenegger embraced so endearingly in the popular documentary "Pumping Iron." When most people think of weight lifting they visualize the imagery portrayed in this film -- oversized hyper-masculine bodybuilders yelling...

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Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 3:09 PM

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What does it mean to reach a plateau?

If you open up a dictionary or perhaps more appropriately for modern times a dictionary app, you will find two primary definitions:

1. a large flat area of land higher than other areas of...

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Gym-Less, Not Hope-Less

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 12:05 PM

Let's face it. Today's economic times are tough, and although working with a personal trainer can help ensure you reap the fruits of your exercise labor, it's not always in the budget. Gym membership prices vary, and if you're trying to squeeze a nickel out of a penny, even the...

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Are You Eating in the Dark?

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 6:43 PM

Are you eating in the dark? Sitting at the kitchen table, lights off, fork in hand, chewing something that tastes like chicken. Your spouse told you it was chicken. It must be chicken.

This scenario sounds ludicrous. I know. However, if you are not checking the nutrition labels of...

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Eat for Abs

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 10:39 PM

Today, all over Instagram underneath every healthy food photo is the popular hashtag #eatforabs. Equally relevant to the conversation is the hashtag #eatforhealth. Even if you are not trying to eat your way to a washboard stomach, the underlying key to improved physical health is proper nutrition.

And it starts...

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Save Money and Calories at the Same Time!

(1) Comments | Posted May 18, 2014 | 8:32 PM

Have you ever overheard someone say they are trying to eat clean? Don't take the phrase literally. They are not trying to remove foods containing more dirt from their diet. Eating clean is actually a popular saying that refers to "eating as many foods in their 'natural' state as possible,...

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Eat More Food and Fewer Calories

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 2:43 PM

As documented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are the leading causes of death for many Americans. These diseases have direct linkages to a lack of exercise and poor diet and diets higher in total calories, processed sugars and unhealthy fats...

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