Category Archive: 30 Days of Motivation

The Truth Behind a Crappy Workout

How many times have you left the gym feeling discouraged? Whether it was because your workout got interrupted fifty times, or you were lacking the energy you needed to hit it hard, it’s easy to forget you did something truly amazing – you showed up. We all tend to focus on abilities, power, strength and …

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30 Day of Motivation: The Truth About Muscle Gains

Ok, so I’m actually giving you 31 Days of Motivation! Consider this a bonus day! I hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s theme of daily motivational mantras and encouragement. Yesterday, in “Fat Will Surrender“, I talked about why we struggle with weight loss at the beginning of a fitness program. We talked about fat vs muscle, …

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30 Days of Motivation: Fat WILL Surrender

When you can’t catch your breath, when your muscles are on fire, when your alarm goes off before your early am workout, when you’re hungry, when you’re tired, when the scale won’t budge, when you’re feeling sorry for yourself for how hard you are working to lose weight and get fit this year…Just know this; …

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Diet Sabotage: 6 Problems, 6 Solutions

Here’s a million dollar question for you: Why is it SO hard to diet? Well, the answer is easy. We have issues! HaHa! Seriously, we have 6 common issues, or situations we find our self in on a regular basis, that we need to learn to face WITHOUT food. 1. Boredom  Problem: One of the …

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30 Days of Motivation: The Truth About Training Your Abs

In yesterday’s blog I talked about how it would take 8,250 sit ups to erase one cheeseburger. Why did I pick sit ups for the exercise? I didn’t choose it because it’s the most effective exercise. I chose to use sit ups as my example simply because many people are still under the impression you …

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30 Days of Motivation: You Can’t Afford to Eat That!

We think about what we can, and cannot, afford to spend all the time – but do you ever wonder what you can afford to eat? There are just as many repercussions to eating more than you can afford to eat, than spending more than you can afford to spend. In addition to weight gain, …

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30 Days of Motivation: No Gym, No Problem

Since I have many new followers, I wanted to pull out one of my favorite workouts to share with you. Many people tell me they either workout at home, or they travel a lot and have to workout on the road. Well, if you thought not being a member to a gym was a good …

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30 Days of Motivation: Quit Quitting

This was a mantra Steve just created and, I loved it so much, I just HAD to put it in my 30 days of motivation.  Be encouraged! If you are tempted to give up, remember this mantra. Plus, you’ll never regret trying, but you will always regret quitting. #getafterit this weekend! Like this:Like Loading…

30 Days of Motivation: Your Grass Could Be Greener Too

When I was growing up, I always said “the grass may be greener on the other side, but it still has to be mowed”. I have no idea what made me think of that, but I remember as a kid knowing that just because something looked better didn’t mean it didn’t require work. Like our …

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30 Days of Motivation: What is Your Decision?

Not deciding to make a decision to get fit is making the decision to stay the same today. The problem is, as each day passes, you continue to get more and more out of shape – as well as waste valuable time you could be making progress. Unfortunately, if you don’t make a decision to …

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