All posts by: Josh Jarmin

About Josh Jarmin

Originally from Washington, D.C. (NOVA) Josh moved to Atlanta to be a Middle School history teacher after graduating from James Madison University. He joined the Marine Corps infantry as a reservist and served in Iraq honorably. Josh then turned his attention to personal training after his tour in order to help others reach their health/fitness goals. At one point he was 275lbs and 28% body fat. Now he’s 195lbs and 13.5% body fat. Josh worked for several fitness facilities in Atlanta and developed a loyal following of trainees. He’s created a training program of his own personal design and has established himself as one of the top kettlebell and body movement experts in the Atlanta area. Josh is currently the Co-Owner and Director of Fitness at Blueprint Fitness.

Recently, I’ve come to know the pain and discomfort of having a slipped disc. To be completely honest I’ve never felt pain like this before. It hurts to lean down and tie my shoes. It hurts just to get in and out of my car. Basically, it sucks. However, this issue has done 2 things: […]

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, increase strength, tone up, or just be healthier than you are now you are, more than likely, going to change your diet. It’s not easy but you’re going to give it a shot. For most you there will be some success in the first few weeks and months. However, […]

Should be a simple question, right? It is but, let’s dig a little deeper and truly understand what food is to each of us. For some it’s merely a way of sustaining life. To others it’s a way of showing gratitude. Some of us use it to cope with stress while others use it to […]

For a number of years the company REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has taken a polar opposite stand on Black Friday compared to all other retail companies. Instead of posting massive sales on their products and having employees work loooong hours (they get time and a half, so it’s not all bad), REI gives their employees […]

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