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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Leave the Fight Outside the Gym.

April 29, 2020 by  
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You never know whose mental health you are sparing by handing your issues outside of the workout space. If someone makes your workout space feel toxic due to loud aggressive conversations, uncomfortable confrontations, or violent behavior please report it. You deserve to have a workout space that is fair to, and safe for, you. Remember though we focus on the physical aspect of the fitness journey in the gym…there is a mental component that is just as important. We want to work on health holistically.

The Workout Groups Can be Motivating.

February 11, 2020 by  
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On days when the workout is particularly difficult, and you are not feeling your best about self they can help you remember why you are awesome and must keep going. If your personality doesn’t work well in groups continue to do what will be best for you mentally, and physically to reach your fitness goals. However, if you are able to incorporate group workout you if can be a great asset.

Lets be Real About Weight Loss.

As you prepare to embark upon weight loss to better your health, and value of life remember to be real with yourself. Try not to get angry when the scale doesn’t move and your diet has been horrible, you aren’t getting enough activity, or you just started on this path. Patience and consistency will render you results. Health and fitness is a way of life not a diet or insane short term workout routine.

Working Out with my Spouse Use to be Hard.

January 2, 2020 by  
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I’ve learned to value his knowledge and support while on my fitness journey. Once I got past my insecurity working our with my spouse/trainer became a wonderful experience that allowed us to work on becoming healthier for self, each other and our family together.

Build on Your Limitations.

December 24, 2019 by  
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Remember to make sure you are factoring in the healthy diet needed to sustain this new workout journey. Though this may sound odd…enjoy the journey. Watching your body transform into a stronger healthier state is truly amazing and encouraging. The physical limitations you face now are just stepping stones to a stronger healthier you.

Drinking Water Yet Dehydrated.

November 20, 2019 by  
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On days you are able to consume as much stand alone water the fruit will assist you in getting the water you need, and the electrolytes will be there. The key to fighting dehydration isn’t just I’m drinking water. You must consider how much water, what kind of water, and healthy food and snacks.

Introducing Kids to Fitness Can be Fun.

November 19, 2019 by  
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Creating a health diet and physical activity culture from the time your child is able to partake is a step towards breaking the generational curses of particular illnesses within the black community. Through your children you may find a joy in exercise you never knew possible.

The Sodium Battle is Won in the Kitchen.

September 7, 2019 by  
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The journey towards health and fitness will begin in your kitchen. As you train the body you must train your diet to help defeat conditions that stem from high sodium.

Mental Health: You Need More Than the Gym.

August 1, 2019 by  
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It’s important to protect yourself, others, and your positive spaces. The gym can solve many different issues but when it comes to mental health…it can’t be the primary source of treatment.

The Gym is Not the Place for Drama.

May 28, 2019 by  
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The gym is the space designated to release stress in a positive manner so forcing one’s drama into that space is often inconsiderate. If you are dealing with a lot when you come to the gym please know you aren’t alone, and those in that space might not be able to carry your stress while releasing their own. The gym isn’t the best place for drama.

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