How to Crush Those Last 10 lbs of Weight Loss
Aug06

How to Crush Those Last 10 lbs of Weight Loss

Got a frustrating few pounds left?  You’ve been on point with your fitness, getting into your workouts and eating cleaner than ever before. Initially the weight fell off, and it motivated you to keep it up. But now your results have stopped dead in their tracks. You’re still doing all that hard work, but it’s no longer showing in pounds lost, inches shed and compliments gained. What gives? It’s pretty frustrating....

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When Diet and Exercise Don’t Work
Jun21

When Diet and Exercise Don’t Work

I saw an infomercial the other day for a weight loss solution targeting the frustrated people who, “fail to see results from diet and exercise.” Had to scratch my head on that one. When does diet and exercise fail? This, of course, is a trick question. Diet and exercise don’t fail. The only way for diet and exercise not to work is if you fail to stick with it long enough for the results to show. Plain and simple. End of story. I’ve...

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These 5 Ab Moves Are Better Than Crunches
May28

These 5 Ab Moves Are Better Than Crunches

Although the basic crunch is still popular, by now it’s pretty well known that this outdated exercise is not the most effective way to flatten and strengthen your abs. It simply doesn’t activate your core muscles to the extent that other exercises do, it can hurt your back, and the small motion doesn’t do much by way of calorie burning. So why are you still doing crunches? What the basic ab crunch does have going for it is its...

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Weight Loss Before and After Pictures
May15

Weight Loss Before and After Pictures

There are few things as inspirational as a stunning weight loss before and after picture. To see how the human body can dramatically transform is simply incredible! Have you ever thought about creating your own before and after picture? While the initial photos are certainly not fun to take, I’d like to share why I believe this is just what you’ve been missing to achieve the fit body you’ve always wanted. Here’s why you should take...

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5 NEW Fitness Training Rules

Out with the old, in with the new! Are you up-to-date on the latest rules in fitness training? Popular belief about the most effective exercise techniques to achieve the highest level of fat loss and the best results vary from decade to decade. New studies come out, more data is considered, and we get smarter, more efficient, and more sophisticated in our knowledge and techniques. Here are 5 NEW fitness training rules that will help...

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Beginner’s Guide to Fitness
Feb02

Beginner’s Guide to Fitness

You look in the mirror and wonder to yourself:  How did I let myself go this far? Whether you are brand new to fitness, or you’ve simply fallen out of shape recently, here is the quick beginner’s guide to get you back on track quickly. Change your in-front-of-the-mirror thought bubble to: Wow, I’m looking amazing! by reading on and taking the action steps below. Start with Motivation: Why do you want to get fit again? There must be a...

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Here’s How Goals Are Met
Jan29

Here’s How Goals Are Met

Do you have unmet goals?  You aren’t alone. In fact, most of us live with unfulfilled aspirations, which is why the self-help industry is booming.  Unfortunately, many widely used self-help techniques fail to deliver results. Case in point: You’ve probably heard of the “Yale Goal Study” where researchers were said to have interviewed the graduating Yale seniors in 1953, asking whether or not the students had written down specific...

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The ONLY Fitness Lesson You Need
Oct11

The ONLY Fitness Lesson You Need

Are you working towards a specific number on the scale? Or are you hoping to fit into a certain size dress or jeans? While having this goal is great, it will NOT ensure your success. Think about how many people you know who have had a specific number that they wanted to reach. You are probably one of them. This number might have been posted up on a sticky note on the fridge, reminding you to watch what you eat and consistently make it...

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