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This Dude Called Me Flabby

This Dude Called Me “Flabby”   The other day this dude said I look “a little flabby around the waist.” Really? He also said that I needed to “tighten up and look ripped” if people are going to take me seriously as a fitness trainer.  Was he being harsh? I don’t know. Maybe I do

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Finding BIG Motivation to Work Out

I’ll be honest – lately I’ve been having a hard time finding motivation to work out. I mean, I like working out and it has been a hobby of mine for most of my life, but for whatever reason lately the motivation has been lacking. Maybe it’s the short Alaska days, long nights, or whatever

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Should, Could, Don’t or Should, Could, Do

Published on January 12, 2014 by in Motivation

Jim Rohn is one of my favorite authors and speakers, and I often quote him because a lot of the principles he taught relate well to health and fitness. One of my favorite fundamentals he taught was the formula for disaster and formula for success. The formula for disaster is: Should, Could, Don’t (or Won’t,

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I have not always been fit

Though I am now a personal trainer, eat well, and have a low body fat percentage  – I was not always walking like I walk today. In January of 2010 I was walking around at close to 215 pounds. I wasn’t overweight, but it turns out, being 5’ 8” tall, I was just about 6

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Have You Hit Your Goal this Year?

Published on September 26, 2013 by in Motivation

Did you set a goal this past January and hit it this year? If so, great! If not, it’s time to get going on it! A lot of us tend to set goals in January for the New Year, but for whatever reason we don’t take the steps to make it happen. If that is

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Do You Really Know Your Fitness Goal?

“See the Finish Line”   Often times people set goals and don’t see them through. There is an ugly rumor going around that even I have done this. Regardless of the past, I’ve learned some ways to combat the “Commit to lose weight and then just forget about it” routine. One way is to set

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Motivational Poetry: It’s Too Easy

Well, shucks. The response to these little poems/posts has been great, so I am going to keep bringing them each week. Who knows, maybe a couple of years down the road I’ll put them all into a book? We’ll see. For now, here’s another one: It’s Too Easy   Easy to Easy not to Easy

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Motivational Poetry: You Will Fail

Stay motivated by reading a poem about failing? Well, we can look at failure two ways: (1) a bad thing that happens; horrible; depressing (2) a simple truth and a mere stepping stone to success; just a part of the process of life and a necessary part of achievement. Failure is not the means to

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5 Simple Things You can do with Your Fitness Why

Published on August 29, 2013 by in Fitness, Motivation

Why do you exercise, or why do you want to start exercising? Once you have a definitive and measurable goal – or why – it can be easier to stay motivated with a fitness routine. Beyond having the why, we need to be reminded of our why to stay on track. How come? Well, a

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Add this Factor to your Fitness Plan and Get Fit for Life

Many different fitness websites claim to have THE answer for your fitness, diet, six-pack, body-you-want goals. “Do this ‘weird’ trick to lose weight” or “The great six-pack secrets revealed here” are some of the common calls I have heard. What is the answer to all of our fitness and physique dreams? Is it a particular

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