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Do You Use Exercise for Damage Control?

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Think how much further you’d be if you didn’t eat something you shouldn’t eat, with the mindset of either “I worked hard today in the gym” or “I’ll just do an extra cardio tomorrow”. Sadly, if you workout at all, you’ve done this before – we ALL do! Think about what we are really doing. …

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Fitness Motivation: 10 Quotes to Beat Laziness

French author, Jules Renard, nailed this quote – and while I’m sure he wasn’t talking about working out here, laziness is a plague that truly causes death if it isn’t attended too. It can kill a career, a marriage, your health, and your dreams. While most people would argue they are tired, even if they don’t …

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Fitness Motivation: It’s Not Too Late to Revive Your Life

So many people convince themselves it’s too late to fix their body. They see is a broken down body that doesn’t run like it used to, and fear they are too tired and out of shape to fix it. That is such a lie. It’s never too late. If you are still breathing, there’s still …

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30 Days of Motivation: Make Time, Not Excuses

We waste a lot of time making excuses, when we could be making progress instead. This year, quit wasting time trying to justify why you can’t workout, why you can’t eat right, why you can’t lose weight, or why it might be hard to reach your goals – because, honestly, there is someone busier, poorer, …

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30 Days of Fitness Motivation

Need motivation to help you reach your goals this year? Then follow me! This year, I am committing to give you 30 days of motivation to help start 2013 off right! Motivation comes in different shapes and sizes, so every day I will post a motivational photo, mantra, tip, challenge or quote to help you …

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Are You Facing Fitness Divorce?

“You have to stop cheating if you and fitness want to last.” If you’ve read my blog, articles or book, you’ve heard similar analogies about cheating on your marriage, work or finances. Today, I want to put a new twist on this subject in hopes of this really sinking in, to the point it changes …

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Beware of Becoming Obsessed with Perfection

In the world of fitness, it’s easy to compare your speed, skill, stamina, strength, and physique to others. Even if you are 50lbs lighter than you were, you’ll still manage to find more things to complain about, and more things to fix, despite your victory. It’s like buying, what my family calls, a “fixerupper” – …

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Are You Climbing the Fitness Ladder?

If you have a fitness goal, then there are steps you have to take, much like a career, to get you there. Here are a few things to think about. 1. Have you lost focus? 2. Are you so honed in on the “job” you have forgotten the reward? 3. Are you just punching the …

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