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We’re Going to “Pump” You Up!

I’ve recently been reading about the new high heel exercise craze.  But before you channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw and break out the Manolo Blahniks or run to DSW for a new pair of pumps, you should know about the pros and cons of this kind of exercise, as well as how to get similar […]

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Doc Baker’s hits Doylestown!

A client and I took a trip to Doc Baker’s Farmulations, Doylestown Borough’s newest bar. Not your typical bar, mind you. We have plenty of those. Doc Baker’s is a juice bar, which features cold pressed juices and plant-based food. I’m always on the lookout for healthy options for my clients who like to dine out.  We tried out […]

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Barb Seiden to Teach At Chestnut Hill College

Doylestown, PA, February 26, 2013 — Barb Seiden of Barb’s Personal Training has been hired as an instructor at Chestnut Hill College. As part of the school’s education department, Ms. Seiden will teach “Physical Education Health and Safety Methods” for all of the school’s elementary education students. Ms. Seiden has a Master’s degree in Elementary […]

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Why I am just like Kelly Ripa

Five foot two, cute, bubbly, bouncy, arms of steel, makes millions of dollars a year on TV. Well, maybe I’m not exactly like Kelly. Kelly Ripa is known for her incredible commitment to fitness. Her exercise routines are often featured on her morning show. And her fit physique is often a subject in the tabloids. […]

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Grand Opening Giveaway

It’s time to officially “kickoff” our BarbSPersonalTraining.com website!  We need to get you involved in the celebration! Click below to be entered into a drawing to receive 3 personal training sessions for FREE (in person or using Skype!).  Plus, if we get 50 new people to sign up for the newsletter, I’ll give the winner an […]

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Kudos Lance Armstrong for finally having the ball to come clean

I loved playing the ice breaker “Two Truths and A Lie” with friends and coworkers. The game is played by having each person from the group introduce him or herself by stating truths about their life and one lie. So here’s a possible example of what Lance Armstrong could try to use for his three […]

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Streeeeeetch Goals

When I was in Corporate America, we would always talk about Stretch Goals – those goals that are achievable, but hard to reach. That can also apply for the goal of starting an exercise regimen. But there is another meaning to the word stretch, which is just as important for anyone who works out—it is […]

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Obesity and Mental Decline – Another Reason to Fight the Fat

Researchers in Britain have found yet another reason to be concerned about our growing obesity problem. In their research of over 6000 people, they found that obesity may have a more rapid decline in cognitive skills and memory. This study spanned over ten years which during that time, participants were tested 3 times. These tests included cognitive […]

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What’s a blog?

When I was asked to write a blog for my website, I ignorantly had to go and research “what’s a blog”?  Do I have to have research data, perfect English, and a sense of humor to make this thing work?  And who’s going to read this stuff anyways?!  What makes a “perfect” blog? After Googling […]

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Welcome!

I can’t believe it!  I have a new and improved website and feel ready to open up shop!  Well…shops been open for a while.  I started personal training in 2007, but went out on my own in the Spring of 2012.  It was exciting to have the ability to create exercise classes and personal training […]

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