9 ways to get (and stay) motivated

 I get asked all the time: “How do you stay so motivated?” Fact: I don’t! …. So I work at it! Motivation is like a muscle – the more you flex it, the stronger it becomes. But what do you do to get your motivation “muscle” in shape in the first place? You find ways […]

This predicts your future…

“Don’t get ahead of yourself.” That phrase used to drive me crazy when I was a kid! It felt like grown-ups were always trying to hold me back. But they weren’t. They wanted me to reach my goals – and I’m sharing this with you today to help YOU reach your own goals. → The […]

Read for Inspiration (Fat Loss!)

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There’s nothing quite as inspiring as a truly jaw-dropping before and after picture. I’m talking about a 50+ pound weight loss where they look like an entirely new person. It’s striking how much younger people look when the extra fat comes off. An attractive, happy, energetic person was inside of them all along. Many popular […]

How to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Do you have a specific fitness goal that you are hoping to achieve? This goal could be a number on the scale, or a clothing size. Or maybe you are hoping to wear a certain cut or style of clothes like strappy tank tops, shorts, or a bathing suit. While having this goal is great, […]

The Snap-Back Effect

According to popular statistics, only 8% of New Year’s Resolutions are successfully kept. This means that 92% of us that are brave enough to set out for self-improvement will fail. Those aren’t very good odds. Thankfully there is science that explains this curious “Snap-Back Effect” and offers us tools to make the effect work in […]

Better than perfection

Do you follow fitness stars on social media? Their perfect, chiseled images popping up in your newsfeed to give you just the right amount of motivation to get you into the gym…or does it? Striving for perfection doesn’t always work. Quite frankly, perfection is unattainable, and will always leave you falling short and feeling bad […]

Getting To The Goal in 5 Steps

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You want to get into better shape, to drop the fat and to increase your tone and strength.  Join the club…most people are actively working toward an elusive fitness goal.  So what separates those who end up achieving their goals from the rest of the masses who are trapped in a fruitless struggle?  Winston Churchill […]

Falling off the exercise wagon

If you are looking for an excuse to fall off the exercise wagon, the universe will provide one.  Is this you? Have you relapsed into your old unhealthy habits?  The sad truth is that nearly everyone who started off 2014 with strong fitness goals has by now given up. I sincerely hope that this is […]

7 Ways to Burn More Fat

Ready to burn your way to a leaner you? Dropping fat tends to be a tedious process that’s slow and steady. There are, however, 7 ways to add an extra boost to your results. Keep reading to find out how… Boost Your Burn #1: Track Everything Counting calories, weighing out food portions, and keeping tabs […]

5 Secrets to Faster Fitness Results

All workouts were not created equally. Here are 5 secrets to achieve faster fitness results… Faster Fitness Results Tip 1: Use More Resistance  In order to get the most from each rep it’s important to challenge your muscles, and not to simply go through the motions. If you are able to complete 15 repetitions easily, […]