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Special T In home Training

For a limited time we are awarding the special T-shirts to a select few. Give us a call text or email and ask us how you can earn one. If you train with us at your home or our locations – thank you for allowing our professional, seasoned, certified, insured Instructors to work with you.

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Continuous learning is part of what makes Instructors Professionals rather than trainers. For more than 20 years we have been lucky to work with some of the greatest thought leaders in the world. This has informed our Personal Training and expanded our effect on clients mentally, emotionally and of course physically. Here Instructors and Physical Therapists learn Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization. DNS is a way to take neurodevelopmental aspects of motor control in order to assess and restore dysfunction of the locomotor system.

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Break Fast

Read this article about whether breakfast promotes weight loss. https://www.vox.com/2019/2/1/18206873/breakfast-diet-weight-loss

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What does chess have to do with personal training?

What do Instructors do when not in session? Chess of course. Our team is always thinking several moves ahead in chess and in your training. You shouldn’t start a session with says “OK what do you think we should do today?” Part of being a professional, seasoned, certified, insured instructor is having a plan or a program and always testing it to make sure that it is optimal

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American Water Grand Opening

Yesterday in Camden, New Jersey American Water opened its World Headquarters including a 4,500 square foot gym which we manage. CEO Susan Story, the Governor, Mayor and senators and officials all where on hand to cut the ribbon. We are proud to be part of the team and excited for the future of Camden. Along with this 75 foot tall waterfalls on each side of the atrium the gym stands out. We designed it in a unique way so that it has every cardio and strength piece of equipment you could ever want. Anyone of any fitness level can use it in there’s plenty of space to move around. The lockers or state of the art and have multiple showers and amenities including Listerine, Lubriderm, Q-tips, hairdryers, towels, shampoo, soap, conditioner and every personal item would want including shaving cream and razors.

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Not Exercising Is Worse Than Smoking – Time Magazine

We are here to help get you started. Our Professional, Seasoned, Certified Instructors will assess your current fitness level as suggest a scientifically backed protocol to help you. We start where you are. Different is the only Routine. #HoldYourHandorKickYourButt http://time.com/5430203/new-study-not-exercising-worse-than-smoking/

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CANI

When I worked with Tony Robbins I got to meet a lot of interesting people. One of the people I met was Dr. W. Edwards Deming, who invented Total Quality Management. Dr. Deming’s philosophy was based on respecting people, making them feel safe, and always striving for the greatest quality. His philosophy revolutionized Japan which was at the time known for poor quality and transformed it into being known for quality. This is where CANI came from. It means Constant and Never-ending Improvement. Platoon practices this philosophy by making sure that we start with the right material. Our process for selecting instructors is designed to make sure that there are qualified, seasoned, certified and knowledgeable. We call candidates IC’s or Instructor Candidates. We go a step further and I personally interview each person to get to know them, who they are, and to figure out what drives them, what motivates them and whether they’ll fit into our culture. Then they do a 90 minute round table with five instructors that find out more about what they know in depth and really who they are. One of the things we look for is that they have a degree, an accepted certification…

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Villanova University Boot Camp

Recently we were asked by Villanova university to conduct a couple of Boot Camp on their campus for freshman. This was planned months in advance as the day approaches we were excited and there were a lot of people interested. At one point enrollment reached about 100. And fortunately so did the temperature on the day we were supposed to do the event. The real feel temperature that day was over 100. Our instructor showed up with plenty of water and ready for anything. Because of the large expected turnout we sent to Instructor’s one of which was Bill Manley his previous job was as a emergency medical technician. Luckily the class went off without a hitch. In 20 years of doing Boot Camp’s we learned a thing or two and we carefully train the people that were during enough to show up. We also wanted them free personal training for them and a friend. Bottom line drink a lot of water and stay hydrated if you think hydrated your still drink more

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