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New Habits Start NOW

New Habits Start NOW

Are you planning out your resolutions for the new year? You’re going to eat better, exercise more, start meditating, cut out the soda. Why wait until January 1 to make positive changes? Start now! Starting a resolution in January is difficult. You’ve made a lot of unwise choices in December–all the holiday parties and all … Continued

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Why you’re not working out (and how to fix that)

Why you’re not working out (and how to fix that)

I’ve been in the fitness industry for more than 10 years. It started as a way to get myself in shape. That turned into me finding accountability in the groups I was forming. And that grew into a passion for helping others. But enough about me. This is about why you haven’t taken the steps … Continued

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Rolling Through the Injuries

Rolling Through the Injuries

As our bodies age, we’re unfortunately more prone to injury. Of course, staying active and eating right helps. But even that activity can cause injuries from time to time. I’ve been dealing with injuries for a while  now, starting with my knee. During 80 Day Obsession, I also started having issues with my foot–which ended … Continued

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80 Day Obsession – Phase I Recap

80 Day Obsession – Phase I Recap

We’re already a few weeks into Phase II, but I wanted to give you an update about my progress in 80 Day Obsession so far. This 13-week program has been a challenge so far, but I’ve already noticed big changes in my body and my stamina. In the first phase, all the workouts are about … Continued

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Get Obsessed With Big Results

Get Obsessed With Big Results

Do you have big goals for your health and fitness for this year? I know from experience how hard it is to stick to big goals. All those temptations! One of the things that’s sure to help you hit those goals is to surround yourself with the right people–like-minded people who want to achieve their … Continued

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How to Get Ready for Swimsuit Season

How to Get Ready for Swimsuit Season

I don’t feel the need to starve myself to make sure I feel swimsuit ready, but I do like to be ready. I had a bit of a wake-up call recently when I put on a pair of shorts that were a little too tight. Then I stepped on the scale. I decided that it … Continued

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The Family That Works Out Together…

The Family That Works Out Together…

My family is definitely an active one. With my workouts, which various family members will join me for from time to time, and my kids’ sports, we are often found doing something active. Back in February, I posted on Facebook about starting tennis lessons. I had realized that so many of my “hobbies” were related … Continued

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Making Your Own Workout Accountability

Making Your Own Workout Accountability

Years ago, before we moved to our current home, a few of my neighbors and I got together to workout. Sometimes we met at one another’s houses and other times we used space at schools, community centers, libraries, karate studios—basically anywhere there was free space. We even met in empty storefronts and parks to workout. … Continued

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Consistency Brings Success

Consistency Brings Success

At the beginning of this month, I talked about setting intentional and specific goals this year, instead of committing to a vague resolution. But just setting those goals isn’t nearly enough. You need to use the tools and have the mindset you need to succeed. If you decided that 2017 is the year you want … Continued