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Finish Fit boot camp has demonstrated to me that I am VERY capable of pushing my body to its limits. Prior to starting the class I was nervous because it had been a really long time since I had been physically active. With Finish Fit I am now 5 pounds away from my pre-baby weight, something I had been trying to lose for two years! Thanks Lauren, Brett and Armen for helping me lose 10 pounds in four weeks!

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David Binns
My name is David Binns. I began working out three years ago and while I was able to lose weight, I still lacked tone. I began lifting but only showed very small results after a year. Since I have started training with Armen, I have gained about 8 lbs of muscle in a short 3 months. I have more energy, better stamina, and my workout regimen has improved as well to be more rounded. These are things that I tried to do myself by reading books on the subject but that I am now convinced only comes with years experience and an extended education in training. These are both things that Armen possesses and has used to guide me to very favorable results. Using his advice I have improved my diet, and focused on foods that help burn fat and build muscle. My workouts have reached new levels with him pushing me to attain the best results. Armen has also helped me to create a workout schedule for the whole week, not just at personal training. I would recommend personal training to anyone who wants fast results that last.

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Glued to Your Phone?

You don’t have to be. Take these steps to break your addiction and get your life back.

For centuries, there was no such as cell phones. Then the 1990s arrived, and cell phones exploded in popularity. Before then, the best technology was a landline plugged into a wall. If you were lucky, you had a long cord so you could talk in private in another room.

These days, cell phones aren’t just popular. They’re a way of life. Your phone is now with you wherever you go. It’s not only a communication device but a way to browse the web, do your grocery shopping, watch the weather, do your banking, navigate traffic, listen to music, take pictures, and much more. Many young people wonder how anyone survived without a cell phone.

While technology is meant to improve lives, it can also do harm. Millions are now glued to their phone and can’t seem to do life without it. If you’re tired of being addicted to your phone, there are ways to break your bad habit. Here are a few to try.

Turn Off Notifications

How often does your phone beep or light up during the day? It’s hard to focus and get things done when you’re constantly distracted by notifications. Unless you’re on call for work, turn off all unnecessary notifications. You don’t need to know every time you get an email, text, or “like” on social media. Don’t be a slave to your phone. Make it work for you. Plan to check notifications at set times each day or when you’re on a break.

Track Usage

How much time do you waste on apps? Before you know it, an hour has passed while you’re scrolling through social media, searching the Internet, playing games, or doing puzzles. Not sure how much time you spend on your phone? Download an app that tracks how long you spend on each app to get an idea. Just knowing the amount of time you waste on your phone may motivate you to turn it off.

Set Time Limits

Want to cut back on gaming or time spent on social media so you can be more productive? Download an app that sets time limits on specific apps. In the settings you can choose an alarm to sound or to be locked out of the app when your time limit is up.

Screen-Free Day(s)

You can control your phone and put it in its place. One step toward this goal is to make at least one day a week a screen-free, game-free, or social media-free day. Calls and texts are allowed, but leave your phone face down otherwise. It may be hard at first, but you’ll adjust and survive just fine! Once you get one day a week mastered, you may enjoy it so much that you begin to do it two or more days a week.

Make Family Rules

Adults and children alike can benefit from household rules regarding cell phone usage. Don’t allow phones at the dinner table or during any family time. Additionally, say no phones during homework time and definitely no phones while driving. Want to further protect against your addiction? Say no phones in bedrooms overnight. Instead, dock all phones at a central charging station at a set time each evening before bed.

Keep It Out of Sight

The phrase “out of sight, out of mind” may not exactly apply to your phone, but it can reduce unnecessary usage. While you’re working, lying in bed, or hanging out with the family, keep phones in another room. You won’t be as tempted to pick it up when you don’t need it.

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