Posts tagged exercise
Train Your Body Not Your Ego

One of the biggest mistakes that is made in the fitness world is lifting to impress the ego, rather than lifting for health and wellness. What I am talking about is trying to lift weight that is completely too heavy, as well as, trying to perform cardio like they are 18 again.

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Weight Loss; A Lifestyle Change Forever

If you want to lose weight, it is simply not enough to begin an exercise program. You must also be able to stick with it. This can be challenging, especially if you have spent most of your life as a couch potato. You may find exercise to be boring or a chore. And you may be wondering whether your exercise program is worth the effort because the results aren’t immediate.

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CAN'T vs WON'T updated

In the past 27 years as a coach I have probably been told “I can’t” no less than at least twice a day by a client or someone asking for advice. Every time I hear “I can’t” I have proven to that person that they can but just won’t. Sometimes it’s fear but most of the time it’s laziness. I say it’s laziness because it requires effort to do something that they have never done before.

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4 Easy Ways to Stop Food Cravings

Candy, cookies and sugary drinks are delicious at times. Those sweet tasting junk foods give you on a sugar rush and a temporary pick up. However, when you consume sugar in high dosages, you’re feeling of increased energy isn't the only thing that's high, so is your blood glucose levels. When you feed into your cravings and savor those sugary sweets, your blood glucose goes off the charts which may leave you feeling tired, sluggish, and out of energy. If you follow these easy tips, they'll help you to stop your food cravings before they begin.

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A Cautionary Tale About Not Being Mindful

In 2000 though I was coaching a Special Olympics power lifting team. One of the athletes was performing a squat and became scared. He dropped the bar off his shoulders behind him. I was spotting him at the time and when he let go of the bar it was about 5 feet off the ground.

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