Tia Norris

Talking Bodies | May 2017

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By Tia Norris, May 2017 Issue. You’ve seen the rituals of seasoned Olympians on the world’s biggest stage and the post-game status updates of your favorite professional [...]

Talking Bodies | April 2017

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By Tia Norris, April 2017 Issue. When it comes to diet and fitness, the truth is that most people simply don’t have the body that they really, truly want. Now, in some [...]

Talking Bodies | March 2017

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By Tia Norris, March 2017 Issue. There are three aspects to all fitness programs: exercise, diet and lifestyle. As you all know, most of my columns hammer on the exercise and [...]

Talking Bodies | February 2017

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By Tia Norris, February 2017 Issue. Personally, I’m convinced that I’ll to live forever, but there comes a time in every athletes career when they must face their [...]

Talking Bodies | January 2017

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By Tia Norris, January 2017 Issue. As a fitness professional, New Year’s is simultaneously one of my most and least favorite times of year. The “new year, new me” [...]

Talking Bodies | December 2016

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By Tia Norris, December 2016 Issue. For the overwhelming majority of the year, I am very strict on clients’ diet plans, with very few exceptions. But let’s be real, the [...]

Talking Bodies | November 2016

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So, you want to be a contender, do you? You want to go from good to great? We’re not talking about mediocre here, we’re talking about Hall of Fame diet and fitness. If [...]

Talking Bodies | October 2016

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By Tia Norris, October 2016 Issue. As the saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So, when it comes to transforming your body into a fitness masterpiece, you’ll [...]

Talking Bodies | September 2016

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By Tia Norris, September 2016 Issue. This time of year means back to school for many community members, and as such, I’ve created a lesson plan to teach the do’s and [...]

Talking Bodies | July 2016

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By Tia Norris, July 2016 Issue. Summer is here, which means the season of pool parties, BBQs, bikinis and board shorts is upon us. The number one question I get around this [...]

Talking Bodies | June 2016

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By Tia Norris, June 2016 Issue. When my editor suggested writing about “taking pride in your body” in honor of LGBTQ pride month, I was a bit intimidated. This is a [...]

Talking Bodies | May 2016

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By Tia Norris, May 2016 Issue. As summer approaches, many of you are surely planning your annual exodus out of Phoenix in search of cooler temperatures. So let’s talk about [...]

Talking Bodies | April 2016

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By Tia Norris, April 2016 Issue. “I pity the fool.” Everyone remembers the famous line said by the one and only muscle-bound, jewelry-decorated, Mohawk-rocking Mr. T. [...]

Talking Bodies | March 2016

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By Tia Norris, March 2016 Issue. CrossFit. Bodybuilding. Marathon running. Zumba. Yoga. Orange Theory Fitness. Local team sports. These are just some of the hottest fitness [...]

Talking Bodies | February 2016

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By Tia Norris, February 2016 Issue. In the fitness industry, the third Monday in January is called “Blue Monday.” It’s “blue” because history shows that 90 percent [...]