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New Year’s Goals: What’s Stopping You From Fitness Success?

There is always a reason for lack of progress. Unfortunately, it’s normally by our own doing. This is why it is important to take a long honest look deep at our life and determine what is preventing success. In My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers said “To reach that level of determination is a …

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Enslaved By Food? Freedom IS Possible

One of the biggest things that sabotages success is following the desire for temporary pleasure. We want instant gratification and one thing that gives us that is food. Tasting our favorite treat is a craving that is hard to resist. However, most of us crave a fit healthy body too. Which one of those cravings …

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What If You Set a Ridiculously High Goal?

What is a ridiculous goal? Is it competing? Is it doing a marathon? Maybe it’s just doing a 5K or losing the baby weight. A ridiculous goal is a goal that you know will take a lot of work and dedication, but the result will take you much further than you may actually may believe …

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5 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain Rebound

One of the things I hear a lot after someone has lost a lot of weight is that someone gained all their weight back. It’s a big fear for most people. They join a boot camp or do a competition and they reach all their goals, and a few months later they are right back to where …

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#TRUTH: It’s What You Need to Hear

WARNING: This is a rant. It’s a helpful motivational rant, but still a rant. This comes from years of watching people try every stupid diet, try every silly fitness gadget, take every useless diet pill, hire every lame trainer and take every ridiculous short cut – when, if they did fitness the right way, they’d …

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Goal Achieved: Now What?

I see a lot of people work SERIOUSLY hard to reach a goal. Then when they reach it, they stop all the good habits they made and revert back to their old ways. I see this in boot camp a lot. People take a 6-week boot camp program, lose body fat, gain muscle, workout on …

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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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DAMAGE CONTROL: 7 Weight Loss Tips to Help You Bounce Back

How do you jump back on the right track, after a totally blowing your diet on Holiday weekends like Thanksgiving? Here are the steps we take at the Pfiester’s, to get us back in the groove. Purge the crap. No, I’m not promoting bulimia. I’m saying get rid of the junk in your house. For …

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SCALE: Friend or Foe? 8 Tips to Effective Weigh-Ins

Some people avoid the scale at all cost – especially when they are heavy. It’s kinda like testing yourself in an area you know you are weak in. If you struggle with your weight, most likely, you don’t want to be reminded of how heavy you’ve gotten. However, just because you don’t know your weight …

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Fast Forward to Success

The Reality of Time It’s Sunday morning – the day we get an extra hour of sleep as we “Fall Back”. While procrastinating this morning, drinking my coffee extra slow before my morning run, I am reflecting on how we view time. Isn’t it funny how time seems SO LONG when you are talking about …

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