August 2018

There are no healthy claims in the produce section

Eatable food like substances shouldn’t be confused with real food. At the grocery story, it plays out like this: No healthy claims = Produce section = least profitable foods for farmers Endless healthy claims = Center isles = highest profitable foods for companies   As I flip through...

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How do you define a great workout?

A great workout is not about killing yourself. Exhaustion isn't a sign you crushed your workout.   Progressing and thriving through a lifetime of training is about:   pushing yourself but still feeling good sweating and working but you can still function at work and home training...

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Embracing change leads to a thriving lifestyle

Change is tough, especially if you're a routine person (aka: mix "old" and "routine" and you get that person who's "stuck in their ways"). When it comes to a sustainable and fit lifestyle, change is often the key piece of the puzzle we have face...

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No win in comparison

Comparison is the thief of joy. Comparing your journey, your body, your current season of life to others will only serve to make you unhappy. Why? Because you know all the dirty details of your situation but only the filtered and seemingly positive superficial information regarding them.  Instead...

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2 Mile Challenge

As kids, running a mile in PE probably was a standard practice.   As adults, running 3 miles earns you 10,000 steps.   But what about the neglected middle mile: The 2nd? (for those of you who were the middle child, I feel your pain!).   We often run right...

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Not Getting What You Want?

If you're not getting what you want, you don't have to crush more calories, lift more weights or restrict more food (aka: redouble your efforts). When you've been consistently following all the basic steps: - sleeping 7+ hours - filling 1/2 your plate with veggies - training for 30...

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Am I Willing?

So many things we seek are tethered to this one challenging question: Am I willing? When we begin to wrestle with this honestly, we begin to see that our success falls just the other side of how vulnerable we're willing to be with ourselves and those we...

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Let Your Rest Be Rest & Work Be Work

Time is the biggest challenge when it comes to fitting in a workout. The key is to work hard enough to earn your rest. Let your rest be rest and your work be work. But don't mix work into your rest or short change your rest because...

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