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What Gets You Pumped?

Sometime last week my husband posed the question, “So, what gets you pumped?” He was meaning to ask how do I get motivated for a workout. And he was so serious-faced about this question, I had to giggle to myself a little. Maybe because as husband and wife we don’t tend to ask such interview-ish questions. “Excuse me, wife, please…

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I Weighed Myself for a Month – Here’s What I Discovered

By now you know I’m not a person who believes in the scale, but it controls the minds of many of my clients. So much so that some of them will disregard their body’s DRASTIC PHYSICAL CHANGES because the scale isn’t dropping. And when you’re new to weight training and don’t understand that more muscle and strength in your body…

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I Want to Be the Person Who…

Losing weight and getting stronger requires so much more than just eating right and hitting the gym. Those are the easy parts. The hard part is living up to the expectations you have for yourself. As a personal trainer, I like to venture out of the realm of traditional exercise and give my clients exercises to expand their outlooks on…

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5 Ways Lazy People Can Start Losing Weight

I’m prone to laziness just as much as the next person, but I’ve been in this healthy living routine for so long that it keeps me going even when all I want to do is eat chocolate and watch Korean dramas all day. And that’s where I want you to get to. Do you need to go to a gym…

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Cuddling Up to Jealousy

Jealousy. It’s just a name we put to a feeling. There are two types of jealousy: the jealousy you feel toward others and the jealousy others feel toward you. We are going to talk about the second type in this post and I want to drill this into your head: It’s ok to be proud of what you have accomplished…

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Rowing Machine Intervals | Fat Burning Cardio Workouts

Set somewhere in the corner of most gyms is a rowing machine. You might see people hopping on an off that machine wondering if it’s doing anything. But oh boy is it working! If you are someone who has bad knees or needs low impact cardio 100% of the time, the rowing machine could be your best friend. If you’ve never…

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28 Truths About Your Period

I’m not sure about every other woman out there, but I feel like this whole menstruation thing runs my life. I’m either wondering when its coming or when its going. I’m not afraid of talking about my period at this point in life and I wish more women talked about it openly. It’s something we all have in common. People know…

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Should I Practice Yoga Poses Every Day?

When something gets popular, people tend to hop right in without thinking about the consequences – the same goes for yoga. Yes, yoga can be dangerous for your body if you refuse to listen to the signals your body gives you. Since yoga popularity has skyrocketed in the past 10 years, there are so many people practicing and make up…

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