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Joe Vennare

Combining an extensive knowledge of innovative training methods, with a background in athletic competition and an engaging personality; Joe serves as the lead presenter for fitness certification seminars, a writer for numerous websites and publications and an ambassador for various fitness... Full Bio
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WTF is the Paleo Diet and Should You Try It? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Eat like a caveman, they say. That’s the paleo diet in a nutshell. Well, that’s part of it… By now there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of the paleo diet. I ... Read on »
supplements by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The post appeared first on . Read on »
Do you REALLY need to take supplements? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The answer to that questions depends on who you ask. If you consult a fitness magazine, the answer is a resounding yes. As a matter of fact, they’ll tell you exactly w ... Read on »
WTF is intermittent fasting, and does it work? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you had a superpower, what would it be? I know mine. I’d have the ability to survive without food. Does that count? I think it does. And since I’m the one writi ... Read on »
4 Secrets for Creating the Perfect Workout Plan. by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’ve been “working out” since I was in seventh grade. That’s when I started playing football. It’s also when I was first introduced to the weight room. Thank goodness ... Read on »
What happened when I gave up. The outcome might surprise you. by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I used to think I was bipolar. And depressed. Apparently a lot of people feel this way. Do you? I did. I wasn’t really either of those things. If you’re anything like ... Read on »
How to get a REAL workout at a FAKE (franchise) gym by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Walking into a franchise fitness facility is like walking into an alternate universe. Is this real life? I think to myself. Grown men flexing in the mirror. Talkin ... Read on »
A couple HUGE announcements. The last one will blow your mind. by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You want to be happy and healthy, right? Yeah, I thought so. That’s an awesome goal. One you can definitely achieve. I’m going to make sure of it. How you ask? Sim ... Read on »
If you can get fat, you can get fit by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I don’t know anyone who wants to be unhealthy. You want to be healthy, right? Me too! Same goes for everyone I meet. We want to look better and feel better. To hav ... Read on »
One Minute Workouts Add Up by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It was 10pm. My focus was fading. My eyes were barely open. I had been sitting at my desk for hours. Starting at the computer screen. Researching studies. Scouring art ... Read on »
How Fitness Magazines Ruin Your Health by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You’re not good enough. You never will be. That’s what the headlines on “health” and “fitness” magazines ought to read. It’s what they want us to think, after all. Tha ... Read on »
Chimpy Test by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The post appeared first on . Read on »
A Common Sense Guide to Cardio by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You’re doing it wrong. This cardio thing. You seem to be confused. Let’s clear some things up. Cardio confusion When it comes to cardio, the questions are neve ... Read on »
Happiness is Hard Work by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise “Are you always this happy?” She asked. “I wish!” I exclaimed, laughing out loud. “I mean…thanks. I guess.” I corrected myself. I paused, trying to collect my thoughts ... Read on »
testing t by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Average is a choice. Awesome is too. If it’s awesome you’re after you’ll have to go beyond the status quo. You’re going to have to work at. Mediocrity is the only alte ... Read on »
Pick your poison – sitting, smoking, sugar by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Smoking is cool. Okay. It’s not any more. It used to be. Have you ever seen Mad Men? That’s alright. Neither have I. The point is, back then, everyone smoked. Peop ... Read on »
One week, four workouts – 90 minutes total by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise  Did you get that? Last week I exercised four times. All told, it took about 90 minutes. Not 90 minutes each workout. 90 minutes total. Wait, there’s more. I only ... Read on »
How to live a remarkable life according to Steve Jobs and Philip Seymour Hoffman by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Where is my life going? I ask myself that question often. It’s a self-assessment sorts. Am I doing what it takes to get what I want? To be happy and healthy. To do mea ... Read on »
What do runners and crackheads have in common? by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I don’t do drugs, but I can’t quit exercise. Some would say I am addicted. Or I was. I like to think I have things under control now. But, you know what they say, “onc ... Read on »
6 Reasons You’re Not as Successful as You Could Be by Joe Vennare Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise You’re smart. Right? You might not be Einstein. Okay, you’re no Steve Jobs, either. But, you’re smart. You’re as handsome as could be. Plus you’re college educated. We ... Read on »