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DC's Toughest Trainer


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Welcome to a place where excuses get you no where...a place where you can get solutions to your fitness challenges. Kimberly Linton aka "DC's Toughest Trainer" has been a vibrant part of the fitness community for over 16 years as a personal trainer, former body builder and group fitness instructor. After obtaining her MBA and working for a large consulting firm, Kimberly realized that her true passion was to help people stay fit while raising families and pursuing their careers. Kimberly has a real practical approach to diet & exercise that has helped countless real people achieve their fitness goals. Each week on "No Excuse Monday", she shares tips on how to be more active, exercise, eat better, lose weight and live a healthier life. This is the week you will get fit. Monday is the day you will find inspiration to get it done! Stay tuned...something big is about to happen in your life!

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Many of my clients are fans of the show "The Biggest Loser", on NBC. If you haven't seen the show, it is based on a group of people competing for a cash prize of $250k. The game is based around weightloss and involves several... more

Do you think cutting calories starts with eating low-fat or fat free foods? Do you buy low or sugar-free snacks & deserts hoping to reach your weightloss goals? You're not alone. Most people think eating low-fat versions of their favorite... more

Many people are unsure whether or not they should be focusing more on strength training or doing cardiovascular exercise. To fully answer this question, depends on each person's overal fitness goals. But the short answer for those trying... more

One thing that could totally derail your weightloss or fitness goals is having poor nutrition. Many people say that they really don't know what to eat. Today's show will discuss the importance of good nutrition and how to incorporate clean... more

So many people say they want to lose weight, get in shape, and live a healthier lifestyle. Why can some actually to do it and others keep talking about it? Could YOU be getting in your own way? Today's show will discuss how self-limiting... more

Obesity in the U.S. has reached epidemic proportions. The CDC defines obesity as a person having a body mass index (BMI) of over 30. Currently in America, 32.9% of adults and 31.9% of children are obese. Today's show will focus on... more

You have just started working out; seeing results, feeling great, and have a solid routine in place. But now your summer vacation is fast approaching and you are not sure how to stay on track while still enjoying yourself. After all, who wants... more

It seems like everywhere you look some supplement maker is claiming you can lose 20lbs in 2 weeks by taking their product. And many of us fall for that hype. We buy these supplements thinking this time it will work--only to get frustrated... more

Have you been working out hard and the scale just isn't budging anymore? You are no longer dropping inches or getting any stronger? You may have hit the dreaded plateau. A plateau is the period of time in which no further weight loss... more

Starting a new diet & exercise program can be a bit confusing & overwhelming. With so much information on the web and tv--where do you start? The best place to start is goal setting and realistic expectations. This week's show will help... more