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Go Shorty, It’s Your Award Day

Ok, so I’ve never been called short or shorty – EVER! Being a total beam pole skyscraper all through school, I was quite the opposite. However, I was recently nominated for a Shorty Award – but it has nothing to do with my height. A Shorty Award is an award honoring the best in social media. Quite …

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Pull Up Your Big Girl Panties & Workout

I’m reposting this blog in honor of Biggest Loser, after they featured my motivational mantra about Big Girl Panties (below) on their social sites today.   “Most of us would rather sit on the couch. But most of us don’t want to look like all we do is sit on the couch.” Why do we …

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Today’s Fitness Mantra: Weights VS Plates

What we EAT can be even MORE POWERFUL than what we DO in the gym. Don’t blow your hard workouts on poor diet. Put as much energy into planning your food as you plan your workout routine – and watch it pay off BIG TIME! Like this:Like Loading…

Do You Need Better Border Patrol on Your Fitness Journey

“ID Please.” “Are you American?” “What is your business here? “ “Where are you headed?” We may think of Border Patrol as a bother, but we know it’s necessary to keep our country safe, as well as our surrounding countries. Not only does it keep the bad people out, it helps keep the good stuff …

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The Cure-All for Breaking Unhealthy Habits

Taking a toy away from a baby is sure to produce tears, but give a baby another exciting toy and, before you know it, the first toy is forgotten. We are nothing more than big babies – and we do NOT like things taken away from us. Whether it’s food, money, simple luxuries and even …

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Quit Treating Fitness Like a One-Night Stand

 If you treat fitness like a one-night stand you will fail. However, if you treat it like a life-long commitment, you and fitness will live happily ever after. In many ways, fitness is like dating. Success requires “playing the field” so to speak, and many many dates. You can’t just make one attempt and give …

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Action Trumps Motivation

Your body does only what you tell it to do. It doesn’t care if you don’t feel like working out. Your muscles will still work, and fat will still be burned. You don’t have to always like it or look good doing it. Your body will still make serious changes despite your attitude or appearance. …

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Bonnie Behind the Scenes: UFC Training

Today’s blog will be short and sweet because I’m about to hit the road and get some killer footage of Head Coach for Team Jaco (Blackzilians, home of Rashad Evans) Coach Van Arsdale train some of his world class athletes. Anyone who watches UFC, has probably seen coach Van Arsdale in action or on the …

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Never Easy, Always Worth It!

I don’t know why we even waste our time looking for the easy way. I mean, when has anything easy really paid off? Honestly, for me? Never. Push!!!!!!!! Think of it like childbirth. The birthing process, from what I understand, is not fun. However, it is very rewarding. When we are training, it’s like carrying …

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Breaking a Plateau May Take New Start

Have you ever just experienced something you almost didn’t go through with and thought “I’m so glad I did that”. This happens to me all the time. It’s not always about fitness either. It happens in all areas of our life. My laziness tempts me to stay at home, instead of doing something as silly …

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