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Iron Sharpens Iron, In and Out of the Gym

Fitness has really changed over the years. It is no longer a one, or two, person thing. Going to the gym used to be a solo sport (like bodybuilding). It used to mean going to the gym alone, getting on a treadmill alone and hitting the weights alone – or if you are lucky, you’d …

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Fail Yesterday, Succeed Today

Too many people let their past failures define them. They dieted before and failed, so they believe they are doomed to never lose weight. They joined a gym before and quit going, so they fear they’ll just waste their money again the next time. They have a tendency to be lazy, selfish, and lack self …

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Finding Strength (and Peace) – Part 2

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As you may know, I’m doing a blog series on “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” Philippians 4:13. This is Part 2 of this series. If you would like to fully live by this passage, and really feel confident you can do ALL THINGS, then I believe you should want to …

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Finding Strength – PART 1

In the world of fitness and sports, one of the most popular verses of all time is “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” – Philippians 4:13. It’s on running apparel, on motivational trinkets, bracelets, necklaces, water bottles, workout clothes, bumper stickers and in motivational memes. Everyone loves to hear they can do …

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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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Refuse To Be Discouraged

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Whether we are talking about our body, our career, our Christian walk, our marriage or any other “project” or goal we are working to improve or excel in. Anyone who wants to really improve will come to the realization they still have so much room for improvement – and that can easily get you discouraged …

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Are You Fit or Are You Fooling Yourself?

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You’ve probably heard the saying “going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in the garage makes you a car”. There is so much truth to this statement, but yet people are constantly fooling themselves into this kind of thinking. In my field, people think going to the gym should be …

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30 Days of Motivation: What is REALLY Motivating You

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Quote of the Day:Motivation may get you started but it takes discipline to keep you going. Scripture of the Day: “For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:11 Most people, at some point and …

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30 Days of Motivation: Beware of the Unknown

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Quote of the Day: Just because you don’t read food labels, it doesn’t mean the calories aren’t there. If you don’t see the calories on the label, you may see them later on your hips.” Scripture of the Day: “One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless …

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30 Days of Motivation: Find Your Beast Mode

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Quote of the Day: “Discover your beast mode” Scripture of the Day: “Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise! Though they have no prince or governor or ruler to make them work, they labor hard all summer, gathering food for the winter. But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up?” …

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