Category Archive: Goals

30 Days of Motivation: What Are You Really Giving Up

what are you giving up

Quote of the Day: “Don’t worry about what you are giving up now. Worry about what you risk giving up if you quit pressing on.” Scripture of the Day: “I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.”  Philippians 3:14 When …

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30 Days of Motivation: Do It Anyway

Do it anyway

Quote of the Day: “I’m a little tired but I’m going to workout anyway. I’m a little hungry, but I’m sticking to my diet anyway. I’ve failed before but I’m trying it again anyway. I’ll never be perfect, but practice makes me better in every way.” Bonnie Pfiester Scripture of the Day: “And let us …

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30 Days of Motivation: Be a Success Today

I am strong, focused & determined 2015

30 Days of Motivation: You ARE… Quote of the Day: I AM STRONG because I haven’t given up. I AM FOCUSED because I can still see my goal. I AM DISCIPLINED because that is what success requires. I AM DETERMINED because that is what I require. I AM MOTIVATED because I believe in the process. I …

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Start 2015 Right: 5 Steps to a Better You

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30 Days of Motivation to Day 1 of my annual 30 Days of Motivation! (Subscribe right now!) Most of my posts will likely be pretty short – just a motivational image to ponder, brief comments on that quote and a matching scripture to reflect on. Today is longer because I believe today’s topic is the foundation …

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Is Your Head Ready for Weight Loss Success?

Fit brain

Even though weight loss is primarily a result of reducing calories and increasing activity, there is one part of your body you must get in shape first before you even begin your weight loss journey. Your mental health affects everything you do, including tackling fitness goals. If you think about it, success always starts in …

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4 Ways to Find Your Fit

SHAPE MAGAZINE

Shape Magazine has challenged me, as one of the 10 East Coast against 10 West Coast bloggers, to put our new Fitbit Charge to the test. Each week we compete to see which Coast can take the most steps or log the longest distance, leading to one Coast to be declared the most “Active Coast”. …

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10 Tips to Kick the Never-Ending Diet

“I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren’t in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets.” Dolly Parton When I think of Dolly’s quote I think of how my mother also tried every diet in the book before she finally lost her weight. …

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5 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain Rebound

One of the things I hear a lot after someone has lost a lot of weight is that someone gained all their weight back. It’s a big fear for most people. They join a boot camp or do a competition and they reach all their goals, and a few months later they are right back to where …

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Desperately Seeking Success: How to Find What You Are Looking For

When someone is desperate, how hard to they seek to get help? If someone is in pain, how quick to they seek comfort? When someone needs guidance, how much effort do they invest in finding it? If someone loses a job, how hard are they searching for a new one? Over my years in the fitness …

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Fitness Motivation: Fear to Greatness

People aren’t just born awesome, they decide to TRY to be awesome – and with practice, they become more awesome every day. Fear is the #1 roadblock to greatness. They don’t let fear stop them from dreaming, trying or quitting. They recognize there is a risk on the quest for greatness. Your “greatness” maybe being a …

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