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October 21, 2019

As trainers we work with many different body types. I believe, when someone wants to change their body composition that it helps to know what genetically pre-set body shape they fall into. Learning which body type you are born with and understanding what that means, wi...

July 9, 2019

For most, we look at working out as a “chore.” Do we really need to? Most of us dread it: we hear the word “workout” and 90% of us are like “ugh”! First, we are so busy in life that when we are working out, we should not be doing something we do not like.  We should en...

February 14, 2019

We all know Newtons 1st Law of Motion:  An object in motion stays in motion and an object at rest stays at rest UNLESS acted upon by an unbalanced force. 


So how does this relate to us as people and our h...

February 14, 2019


How to warm up for a tournament: If you can find a place to foam roll spend 20-30 seconds on each muscle group. Foam rolling at the least will help tell your mind to help your muscles relax a little bit.  Go through a dynamic warm up, athletes this is what we do...

September 21, 2018

How many times do you turn on the TV or open a magazine and the first thing you see or hear is “Lose 10 lbs. in 7 days” or you see a new diet fad?

First, you cannot lose10 lbs. in 7 days-- a majority of that will be water weight and second the first 3 letters of DIET sp...

July 9, 2018

    A vast majority of kids, adolescents, and teens play competitive sports up until college and some end up playing through college on scholarships or as walk-ons. A very high number, estimated around 65-70%, do not receive any type of strength & conditioning, athleti...

April 24, 2018

    Have you ever just done one thing? Thought just one thought? Eaten only one item or even had only one friend? I am pretty sure the answer is NO! So why just play one sport or do one type of exercise? While focusing strongly on one thing at a time is great, why limi...

March 25, 2018

“Time-outs” are important for your health

Spring Break is over and I was fortunate to spend this week skiing with my family in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It was definitely a needed break from my busy lifestyle. Once I was removed from my daily activities, work enviro...

January 16, 2018

    It seems every day there is a ‘new’ workout routine promising results on any fitness magazine cover or website.  You know what I am talking about, those attention-grabbing headlines about building muscle, losing fat, or a quick fix to achieve your fitness goals.  T...

December 24, 2017

     First, let me start by introducing myself. My name is Betty Herberger, and I’m the Director of Operations for Genetic Potential Academy. I am an AFAA certified Trainer along with having my Life Coach certification. I will argue with anyone I have the best job ever...

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