Workout

Entertainment Is Great, But It’s Not Sustainable

The big questions of life have been replaced by entertainment. Everybody is buzzingly entertained but not necessarily progressing. The same holds true in the fitness world: Instead of focusing on the foundational pillars that lead to a sustainable and healthy lifestyle...

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The Courage To Eliminate The Nonessential

My college soccer coach said that he would rather have us undertrain than overtrain while in-season. By undertrain, he meant that: we finished practice with a bit more left in the tank. we'd take a few more water breaks. his coaching points lasted a bit longer. the...

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Q & A: Motivating My Spouse, Organic & Fasting?

My husband loves to workout in the afternoon. I can't seem to get out of bed nor find the time in my day to fit in a workout. Any ideas? It's difficult to put ourselves first before making sure everyone else is taken care. You rely...

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Stubborn Belly Fat | Confusion In The Chaos

We are blessed with an incredible capacity to endure. But when we're bombarded with one extreme on top of another and little time to recover, our once firm foundation begins to feel like a house of cards. In matters of health and fat loss, there's constant confusion: ...

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Under appreciated facts about the calories you burn

There are three main ways your body burns energy each day: Basal metabolic rate (BMR) — energy used for your body's basic functioning while at rest; Thermic effect of food - energy used to break down food Energy used in physical activity. Some very under appreciated facts about the...

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What if the Avenu way is wrong?

What if 30 minutes isn't enough? What if more is truly the answer? What if the Avenu way is backwards? For those of you who know me, know my dyslexic ways can get the best of me at times. It's why leading Avenu down this backwards path seems completely normal to me! ...

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Fitness standards don’t equate to healthy standards

To be considered "fit" in 2018, society has defined it on Facebook and Instagram as:  Running a marathon. Training like a Navy SEAL. Competing in an obstacle race. Rocking a 6-pack year round. Supporting long, lean muscles like a ballet dancer Crushing every workout, every day, never taking...

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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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