Tagged: goals

The Importance of Setting Small Goals

We all want to accomplish our big goals. Lose 10 pounds, buy a car, take more time for yourself. The list can go on and on. But with our eyes on the prize, we often feel lost about how exactly we reach our large goals. The best thing to do, is establish little goals along […]

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Music: The Unsung Hero Behind Motivation

Certain types of music invigorate us. Everyone has a favorite genre, artist, or song that speaks to them on an individual level. Whether it’s to help you focus or to pump up your adrenaline, music serves as a valuable motivational tool.

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Why Childcare is Crucial to Accomplishing Your Health Goals as a Parent

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop prioritizing your own health and fitness. Tending to the kids can certainly take up your time and energy, but it’s definitely possible to still maintain a balanced fitness routine. That’s where childcare comes in.

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Personal Trainers: Accountability Personified

As a trainer, I often say that my job is to be accountability, personified. I’m the one that shows up. I plan the exercise routine, I come in to work, and I’m ready to work. I’m the person waiting for you to show up to class at 6 a.m., or to our training session at […]

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The Benefits of Setting High Goals

In today’s post, since we’re focused on aiming high in all aspects of our lives this month, let’s discuss some of the upsides of setting definitive, high goals.

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Can You Look Healthy and Be Unhealthy?

The adage, “never judge a book by its cover,” can be tough to put into practice, especially when construed with fitness and health. For example, is it possible to look healthy and be unhealthy? If you pay attention to TV, look at magazine covers or follow social media, it’s possible. The media would have you […]

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3 Tips to Achieve Your New Year’s Fitness Goals

Chances are at some point in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution and then broke it. It’s okay to admit it; you’re not alone. It’s great to be enthusiastic about the New Year, thinking ahead of how you’d like to see the year play out – thinking about how you will set new […]

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Action Changes Things

I began writing this as I wait for a client who I surmise is not going to show for the appointment, today, since the appointment was to begin 15 minutes ago. I’m certain when the appointment was made, there was every intention to come in and do the work. The intention to exercise, however, is […]

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5 Reasons to Try a New Workout

We’re all human, and humans by nature are creatures of habit. We all like what we like and do what we know. In general, there’s nothing at all wrong with that. But with fitness, sometimes we need to mix things up a bit to scare off boredom or push through a plateau. That’s why it’s […]

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How to Transition From Lazy to Active

Lazy: unwilling to work or use energy. Synonyms: idle, slothful, shiftless, inactive, under active, sluggish, lethargic… How do you go from lazy to active? It’s probably safe to say that we all know what it’s like to be lazy now and again. Sometimes laziness slowly creeps into our days, and then our weeks, and then […]

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