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    Make Up your Mindset: Think Your Way to Success

    I received excellent advice the other day. So excellent, I promptly wrote it down and taped it to the wall above my desk! It was this: Unsuccessful people think about what they don’t want most of the time. Successful people think about what they do want and how they will get it.     WAHHHHHH, […]

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    3 Reasons to Stretch Upon Waking

    Aside from feeling amaaaaaaazing, stretching your muscles is good for you. And, it’s one of the easiest ways to greatly improve your fitness and overall wellness. A beneficial stretching program doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Two years ago, a trainer told me she began every morning with 10 yoga sun salutations, which […]

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    Make Up Your Mindset: Rewrite Your Story

    Today, I want to discuss talking to yourself. I coach my clients to “rewrite their stories.” In other words, you get to edit the things you believe about yourself.                           Those negative thoughts on repeat? Do they serve you? Why do we operate […]

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    4 Ways to Burn Calories Without Exercising

    Wait, what? Is that even possible? I mean, of course it’s possible, but is this amount of calorie burn sufficient enough to see progress like you would with a dedicated exercise program?     No, of course not. But so what? All movement is good movement, remember? And these calorie-burning activities are designed to be […]

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    Make Up Your Mindset – Move Over, Willpower

    No doubt, one of the biggest obstacles to improving your fitness is finding the willpower to do it. If you’re like most people who struggle to begin, your thinking goes something like this: I’m ready! I’ll start Monday! (Monday comes and you’re too busy.) I’m ready! I’m really ready this time! (Monday comes and you […]

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  • Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

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    Focus on Fitness: Why Weight Loss isn’t a Useful Goal

    Me: What are your goals? Client: I’d like to lose weight.   Ding Ding! That’s the #1 answer!   There’s nothing wrong with that answer, and losing weight is often the catalyst to begin an exercise program. But I would rather my clients see exercise as an everyday component of a healthy lifestyle than a […]

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  • 10 tips to working out in a hotel gym

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    10 tips to working out in a hotel gym

    It’s easy, while traveling, to lose sight of your fitness goals. Luckily, most hotels have gyms and pools for their guests. This can help you with both moving (all that time in a car or airplane is not good for your body) and maintaining your fitness goals. But when faced with a new (and different) […]

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  • Make Up Your Mindset: Find Your Fitness

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    Make Up Your Mindset: Find Your Fitness

    You’re ready to exercise. You look around to see what everyone else is up to. But yikes… High-intensity interval training is all the rage? What the hell is that? Hot yoga? I break out in a sweat just thinking about it. Crossfit? Um, you’re joking, right? Leaping headlong into a running regimen or Crossfit program […]

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    Top Benefits of Walking

    If you’re looking for the secret to losing weight, and keeping it off, The National Weight Control Registry has some answers for you. They have over 10,000 registered members who have lost between 30 and 300 pounds, and kept it off for an average of 5.5 years. What is the secret to their success? Several […]

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    Ready, Set, MOVE

    Ready, Set, MOVE   You’re ready to add more movement to your days. Excellent! Let’s dig into some specifics.                             What: Walking   When: As often as possible and aiming for an ultimate goal of 10,000 steps per day   Why: THIS […]

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Make Up your Mindset: Think Your Way to Success

I received excellent advice the other day. So excellent, I promptly wrote it down and taped it to the wall above my desk! It was this: Unsuccessful people think about what they don’t want most of the time. Successful people think about what they do want and how they will get it.     WAHHHHHH, […]

Stretch!

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3 Reasons to Stretch Upon Waking

Aside from feeling amaaaaaaazing, stretching your muscles is good for you. And, it’s one of the easiest ways to greatly improve your fitness and overall wellness. A beneficial stretching program doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Two years ago, a trainer told me she began every morning with 10 yoga sun salutations, which […]

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Make Up Your Mindset: Rewrite Your Story

Today, I want to discuss talking to yourself. I coach my clients to “rewrite their stories.” In other words, you get to edit the things you believe about yourself.                           Those negative thoughts on repeat? Do they serve you? Why do we operate […]

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Make Up your Mindset: Think Your Way to Success

Posted by on January 24, 2015

I received excellent advice the other day. So excellent, I promptly wrote it down and taped it to the wall above my desk! It was this: Unsuccessful people think about what they don’t want most of the time. Successful people think about what they do want and how they will get it.     WAHHHHHH, […]

Stretch!

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3 Reasons to Stretch Upon Waking

Posted by on January 14, 2015

Aside from feeling amaaaaaaazing, stretching your muscles is good for you. And, it’s one of the easiest ways to greatly improve your fitness and overall wellness. A beneficial stretching program doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Two years ago, a trainer told me she began every morning with 10 yoga sun salutations, which […]

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Make Up Your Mindset: Rewrite Your Story

Posted by on January 8, 2015

Today, I want to discuss talking to yourself. I coach my clients to “rewrite their stories.” In other words, you get to edit the things you believe about yourself.                           Those negative thoughts on repeat? Do they serve you? Why do we operate […]