How fitness can change the way you feel

Meet Alex! A KokoNut who was unhappy with his lackadaisical lifestyle.

After I started my first job out of college, the meager amount of daily exercise I was already getting dropped down to the occasional weekend walk or hike on a weekend (I was traditionally not much of a gym guy).

After a few months, I realized that I was not happy with how I felt at the end of each day; I felt physically uncomfortable and completely out of shape. I knew I wasn’t going to successfully run my own fitness regimen on my own, so I decided to give Koko a shot.

It ended up working perfectly for me; the time commitment is low enough that it is easy to fit in right after work.

I love the fact that I can do a different workout every day without any extra effort or expense (that’s the real killer feature for me at least). After almost 5 years of going to my local Koko Fitclub, I really appreciate how healthy I feel!

(Looking fit is also a plus, of course!)

Alex
Certified KokoNut

Stay Koko Fit!

Michael Wood, CSCS
Chief Fitness Officer, Koko FitClub

About Michael Wood, Chief Fitness Officer
Michael Wood, CSCS, is Chief Fitness Officer at Koko FitClub, driving the development of integrated strength and cardio training and nutrition programs for Koko members nationwide. A nationally acclaimed fitness expert, Michael has conducted research as a Senior Exercise Physiologist at the Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory at the Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, and has lectured at Boston University and the University of Connecticut. He has been named Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” Personal Trainer, and made the Men’s Journal “Dream Team” list of the nine best trainers in the U.S. Michael and his family live in North Attleboro, MA.

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We try to brag about our amazing members as much as possible. This week we celebrate a wonderful KokoNut of our who was able to handle a very problematic health issue because of his training at Koko.

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A Salad a Day Keeps The Inches at Bay

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Besides the diversity of uses in the kitchen, its nutritional value tops the charts when it comes to leafy greens. We as people are starting to become more aware of how processed every day foods are and are quickly adopting healthier alternatives.

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Why It’s Good to Use Spaghetti Squash as a Substitute for Pasta

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We all know the struggle.

The struggle of having to choose between giving up the bread carbs, or giving up the pasta carbs. Of course, we believe everything is good in moderation.

But an even better way to go about it – substitution.

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One Turkey Burger to Rule Them All

shutterstock_106513187Nothing beats a burger fix at your favorite grill joint.

But what if I told you, you can have a delicious burger that will settle your craving without the added cholesterol and fat of red meat?

Turkey burgers get a bad rep from our fellow carnivorous humans. But let’s be honest, not only is turkey a healthier source of protein, it is a versatile, leaner meat that can be made into anything.

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