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Full-Body Scardio Workout

Strength + Cardio = Scardio! Why do your cardio and strength separately, when you can do them together and burn MORE calories and get FASTER results?! Full body conditioning workouts not only sculpt your body, burn fat and tone muscle but they get you in the best shape – AND they save time! There are …

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30-Minute Full Body Workout

Tools Needed: Dumbbells or Barbell Kettlebell or Dumbbell Resistant Band (I use Bodylastics) Directions: This workout has 4 couplets. Do each exercise for 40 seconds, then rest for 20 seconds. I use the GymBoss Interval Timer for my workouts. Do each couplet 3 times through before moving to the next couplet. You can rest 60 seconds …

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How to Kill a Bad Habit

Joyce Meyer said, “Every time you feed the flesh, you strengthen it. This is good if you are trying to build a good habit, but detrimental if you are trying to stop a bad habit. The way to “kill the flesh” is to starve it; to stop feeding it.” What a simple concept: Starve what you …

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Big Results for Little Effort

While you may read this title and clearly realize this is not how the world normally works, many people often live life by doing as little as they can get away with – and there is no better example than with fitness. People typically decide to start with the bare minimum. They may start exercising …

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31 Days of Motivation: The Impossible Starts with the Possible

Does someone become an olympic athlete by practicing the most difficult trick? No. A gymnist will start with a forward roll on the ground before they advance to cartwheels, round-offs and flips. They have to do what they CAN do first. Then they advance, onc small challenge at a time. This is how our workouts …

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31 Days of Motivation: Persistence is Powerful

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge TD Jakes once said (in a church …

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31 Days of Motivation: Beware of Short Cuts

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Bring Your Gym Bag, Your Muscles AND Your Brain When I show someone an exercise, I believe it’s important to tell that person what we are working, why that exercise is working that muscle group, and how they can make the most of that particular exercise to get the results they want. Not only will …

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31 Days of Motivation: The Gym is Made for YOU – Right Where You Are!

I’m overwhelmed by the people who could ever judge anyone at a gym. That’s like judging a sinner at church. Just because someone joins a gym (or attends church for that matter), doesn’t mean they know everything there is to know to make the changes they need to make. That’s why they are there (duh!). …

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31 DAYS OF MOTIVATION: I Will Be Proud!

What is the opposite of being proud of accomplishment? It’s embarrassment, shame, guilt and frustration from not accomplishing anything. When we aren’t working out and eating right, but know we need to, we not only look awful we feel awful. We are discouraged, full of despair and sometimes we are so overwhelmed by our failure, …

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X-FIT BLITZ: Jump, Snatch, Squat!

Add this XFit Blitz to any workout to get your heart pumping and your full body working! THE BLITZ 1st Round: 10 reps each 2nd Round: 8 reps each 3rd Round: 6 reps each Jump Rope Snatch (dumbbell, kettlebell or water bottle!) Squat Jump Training Tips: No Rest Between Sets! Go as quick as you can. …

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