Fitness | Holly Legare
Chiara and Holly-208Hi, I'm Holly! Certified Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer, and welcome to my blog! If you’re looking to get fit & healthy you’ve come to the right place! This blog is all about sharing my best strategies, recipes and workouts for healthy living.

I believe that healthy living is a choice and we have the power and responsibility to choose healthy habits every day. My mission is to provide useful, and practical information to promote healthy living. I work to teach my clients eating and exercise habits that are sustainable for life.
"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."

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gym workout

Just Get It Done- The Easy 30 Minute Gym Workout

A few months ago I invited my dad to workout with me in the mornings and to my pleasant surprise, he accepted my invitation. The problem is, he’s not the “going to the gym” type, so I knew that the workouts had to be (1) simple, (2) purposeful and (3) effective. There is SOOO much

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How to Get Great Legs

How to Get Great Legs

Our legs are the most important part of our body. They support us throughout our day and contain the majority of the muscle mass in our bodies. Keeping these muscles strong and balanced will not only help you to look great, but will also boost your metabolism and keep you more active as you age.

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starting an exercise program

How to Start an Exercise Program

Unless you live under a rock, it is likely that you have heard exercise is good for you. Unfortunately, the demands of modern life keep most Americans from reaching even the minimum requirement to keep us healthy. According to the CDC, only 49% of Americans are currently meeting the requirements of 30 minutes of moderate activity

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life lessons

Life Lessons Learned From Exercise

December is an especially reflective time for me between my birthday and the end of the year. I take this time to review my goals from the previous year and set new ones for the future. This habit has expended to all areas of my life, but it started with exercise goals. In fact, I continue to

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cardio

Maximize Your Cardio Exercise Results

Cardiorespiratory exercise has long been the darling of the medical community and a hallmark for a healthy lifestyle, but that doesn’t mean that you enjoy it. Sure some people manage to find an enjoyable element in waking up at 5am for a run, but most of us hate the idea of spending hours of the week running,

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strength training

How To Design an Effective Strength Training Program

Strength training is a very important aspect of an overall fitness regimen and healthy lifestyle. Most men usually understand this and have no hesitation about going to the gym. Women and older adults (55+) on the other hand are rarely as enthusiastic about lifting. This is a shame, as women and older adults are the

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10 Reasons to Try Yoga

10 Reasons to Try Yoga

Flexibility & relaxation are overlooked components of a healthy lifestyle. Yoga, a popular form of exercise is a great way to incorporate both. I have been practicing yoga off and on since 2005 but after I stopped teaching 2 years ago, my own practice began to slip. Today I attend my first class in over

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Quick Workout

Need A Quick Workout? Try This!

Have you ever felt like you’re too busy to workout? As I reach out to my friends and family for writing topics, this seems to be a common problem that people have. We’ve all been there, but you shouldn’t let your busy schedule take away from your time for yourself. If you do not make working

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lasting weight loss

The “Secret” To Lasting Weight Loss

As a Fitness & Nutrition Coach my biggest goal is to get people to understand that there is no magic bullet when it comes to weight loss. Think about it for a second, how many people do you know have regained the weight they lost after a diet? Diet’s don’t work for the long term

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How Fit is Your Life?

How Fit is Your Life?

We have all heard the saying “use it or lose it” and when it comes to our bodies, this statement is SO TRUE. For the past 6 years I have met with people who have realized that they “lost it” and are trying desperately to get it back. In my first strength and conditioning class in

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