Non-Food Fitness Rewards

I was one of those people who would use food as a reward until I realized it was doing more harm than good! (1 Donut always turned into a free-for-all weekend) so instead treating yourself to food, treat yourself to something you have wanted for a while and will help keep you motivated. Looking for ideas? Here's a …

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Tackling The Office Treats

The lunch table at my job the other day was brimming with temptation: dark chocolate almond cookies, sweet potato chips, fun-sized chocolates, a Dairy Queen blizzard cake-- it is a small table and it looked endless. Funny enough I work at a running store, which would make you think there’d be nothing but a mecca …

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Love The Body You Have For The Body You Want

There are days when I wake up and cannot do anything other than pick at my flaws: poking and prodding my stomach, squeezing my face, fussing with my hair. We all have days like this, where we wake up just to be our own own worst enemy. During my college years I used to have …

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So You Want Abs? Work For Them! Part III

I used to do endless crunches, hoping and wishing my 6 pack would join me. We are constantly inundated with infomercials and headlines that scream “The 6 best moves for a 6 pack” but do you ever notice that actual workout videos focused on solely getting those defined cuts--such as say “Hip Hop Abs”-- include …

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So You Want Abs? Eat for Them! Part II

I hate diets. I do not believe in diets. The idea that you should move two steps forward, then 3 steps back once you have reached success seems counterintuitive to me. Once you jump back, you will move forward again to then find yourself in the same spot you started. Basically, you become a hamster …

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