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30 Days of Motivation: How to Find Your Strength


Quote of the Day: Strength is not FEELING strong, it’s STAYING the course when you feel weak. Scripture of the Day: Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalms 27:14 Today’s quote and scripture is too rich to only discuss today. There is so much more to …

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30 Days of Motivation: The Power in Trying

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Quote of the Day: “I can be stronger, I can be thinner, I can be healthier…unless I quit trying.” Scripture of the Day: “Do your best (TRY) to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15 Today I …

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Fitness Motivation: The Hardest Step is the 1st Step

In my opinion, the actual run (or workout) is not the hardest part. It’s getting there. It’s putting your workout clothes on, and stepping away from the computer, kids, and responsibilities to START your workout. Once I’m “there” (whether on the road or in the gym), I love it – but it’s like there is …

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Motivation For Runners

When it comes to exercise, why do we even think twice about whether we should do it or not? Because we allow ourselves to fixate on how we feel NOW. Whether it’s how we feel physically, or how we feel emotionally, we let those feelings determine our actions. Yet, if we were to just focus …

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Tough Women: 4 Ways to Build Power, Strength & Confidence

Strong Enough for Men, but Made for Women Too I always liked the the Secret deodorant slogan “strong enough for men, but made for a woman” but I think it also exposes another secret – the belief that strength is normally only made for men. Of course we know there are strong chicks too, but …

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Free Fitness Motivation for Your iPhone

IN.  YOUR.  FACE! You should always keep your goals right in front of you. If you don’t, it’s easy to stray. I swear, something I think I need to post them on my forehead to keep me on track. I need a constant reminder that I CAN do this, that it IS worth it and …

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Fitness: The 1 Time It Should Be All About You

It’s easy to compare yourself with other people. Whether you look down at yourself because you can’t do what someone else does better, OR you look down on someone else for what you do better. Both of those are very very wrong. In the world of Fitness, we are ALL on the same team. We …

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No Fitness Mantra Will Workout For You

We all love motivational quotes. We love how they make us feel, and we like how it makes us think. HOWEVER, we can’t rely on feeling motivated to get us to the gym. Motivation will not suddenly show up and magically create a super natural energy in us that makes us run like a deer …

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Fitness Motivation: Reason to Keep Running

If we rely on the way we feel in the moment, we will fail. However, if we focus on the way we feel because of what we choose to do right in that moment, we will succeed. I don’t really always like the feeling of running. Sometimes my runs are amazing  – when the temperature …

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Fit Tip: Fear of Failure is Fuel for Success

We all are motivated by something. Our kids, our looks, our health, or improving at a sport can motivate us to keep showing up day after day. But for some, what motivates us the most is our hatred for failure. No one likes failing, but we fail all the time. The only difference is most …

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