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Sunday, July 12, 2020


Don’t Abuse the Laxatives.

May 25, 2020 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column, Weight Loss

This can become a long-term problem, like an eating disorder, if it’s something you do on a continual basis. It’s best not to even start using laxatives for any purpose but relieving constipation. You’d rather have some intense workouts, plenty of fruit & vegetables, and water to get yourself back on track. Weight loss is only positive when it’s obtained in a healthy fashion.

Keep Up the Fit Work.

Create your vision board, have accountability partners, set your clothes out the night before, and get the sleep you need as much as you can. Do what you must to keep up the fit work. There are many people that you might not know that are pulling for you. They see you in the gym pushing your limits every workout. They see your gains when you are unable to see them. They are the people that speak in passing, the trainers on site, and the people working out that have the same goals as you…to be fit in 2020. You are not alone, and you owe it to yourself to push through your challenges to make it to March by taking it one day at a time. Before you know it you’ll at the close of the year looking at on the progress you’ve made physically, mentally and spiritually by sticking to your journey.

Leave the Fight Outside the Gym.

April 29, 2020 by  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

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 Energy Drink Crash.

March 5, 2020 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Column

Grabbing an energy drink at every turn is convenient…it’s quick. It allows us to think we are helping ourselves keep moving so that we can remain as productive as possible. However, not even out time in the gym can truly help when energy drinks are being consumed like water around the clock. Consider lowering your consumption of energy drinks so that your body can naturally produce the energy you need. You will kind that you are more alert, focused, and productive.

Some Wait for Winter to Get Their Body Right.

March 5, 2020 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

However, we increase productivity in the fall/winter and there is no winter fluff to gain. If you are one that loves that cold workout tell us about your winter regimen. What energy does fall/winter personify for you, and how does that aid your workout routine in terms of motivation?

The Workout Groups Can be Motivating.

February 11, 2020 by  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

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  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

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  
Filed under Beginner, Health, News, Weekly Column

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.

Learn How to Deal with Injury.

November 20, 2019 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Regardless of what we are trying to achieve with fitness, you can’t do it if you are injured. If you know you’ve hurt yourself consider getting it looked at by a professional. If they deem you injured follow the path of healing so that you can get back to your life, and gym, without further incident. Learn how to deal with your injury so that it doesn’t get worse for you.

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