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Is Your Mind Stopping Your Body from Getting Fit?

When I think of what fitness is and how someone gets fit and stays fit, it’s painfully obvious it has little to do with how athletic they are. Fitness has little to do with abilities, coordination, strength or stamina BUT it has EVERYTHING to do with the BRAIN. Success begins in the noggin. You don’t …

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Fitness Motivation: Failure is Temporary

In this mantra I say “failure is not final – unless you give up” but in reality, failure isn’t final until your dead. If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I tend to be brutally honest. In a world filled with diet and fitness companies promising the sun, moon and …

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No Motivation, No Problem

I believe many people are waiting for motivation to show up – as if they can’t make any progress without it. Feeling motivated comes and goes, so you can’t rely on it to keep you going. Science, however, is constant. The work you put in will always reap a reward. If you are one of …

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How to Guarantee Fitness Success: A New Way to Look at Fitness

So you set out on a path to get healthy, lose weight and get fit – but how committed are you really? Do you have a back-up plan or an escape route already in place? Maybe you have a few pit stops you’d like to take along the way to make your journey a little …

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What’s Keeping You From the Gym? 5 Things that Could Be Holding You Back

If SO many people want to get fit, why aren’t they all members of a gym? I believe there are 5 main things keeping people from the gym. Since some of these reasons could be a sensitive topic for some of you, I decided to mix in some fun cartoons to lift your spirits and …

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Stop Your Whining & Find Your Happy Fitness Place

Complaining comes as easy as our first cry out of our mama’s belly – especially if we are the slightest bit uncomfortable. And, since exercise is uncomfortable, you can imagine there is a lot more complaining surrounding it. Well stop it! You are going about it all wrong. Sure, it burns. Sure, it’s challenging. And …

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Finish What You Started

Joyce Meyer once defined excellence as “Excellence is not extravagance. Excellence is simply being the best you can be with what you have”. How often do we compare ourselves to others? How often do we define excellence as ‘best’ or by how much talent someone was born with? If you are honest, I bet it’s …

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FITNESS MOTIVATION: Just Keep Showing Up

After reflecting on people’s excuses and their misconceptions, I came up with this: EXCUSES are words we use to fill the gap between wanting something and achieving something.  EXCEPTIONS are the excuses we make to explain why other people succeed. EXCELLENCE is what is achieved, no matter the result – just because you tried.  If …

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