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Exercise Basics | Mindset

What Results Do you Really Want?

Sometimes we start a new project or exercise plan not knowing exactly what we want to get out of it. And, that’s fair. Often we don’t really know what can happen. There’s the direct results, and then there’s related, or ripple, effects. We can’t control or anticipate everything. And, there’s a learning curve. Often when…

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Motivation. Friend or Foe?

In my business, as in the weight loss business, you often hear that people struggle with their motivation. Ever wonder what it IS anyway? And how come some people have it and others don’t? Before I start, let me put this out there. I came across an example of a continuum that people fall upon…

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How’s Your Inner Game of Fitness?

A long time ago I read a book by W. Timothy Gallwey, a classic, called The Inner Game of Tennis. Since then he has written several other books like The Inner Game of Golf, The Inner Game of Work, The Inner Game of Stress, Inner Skiing, and even The Inner Game of Music. Where am I going with this? Well, in…

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Confused? Maybe It’s a Good Thing!

Certainly we all get confused from time to time. Where am I? What was I supposed to do next? How am I supposed to get out of this mess? Maybe those are extremely global examples, but I am sure you can think of many of your own. Muscle and Nerve Confusion I can’t get you…

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Is Boot Camp All About Pain?

A few days ago I got up early on a Saturday morning to make sure I got to a gigantic fitness event at Red Rocks Amphitheater. This is an outdoor venue that usually hosts concerts of all sorts, rain, snow, or shine, just outside of Denver, Colorado. I happen to live about 12 minutes away…

Mindset | Movement

Standing vs Sitting – Good News/Bad News

In February 2016, I wrote a blog called “Is Sitting the New Smoking?” It spoke of the problems we get from sitting too much. In addition, it mentioned that the problems brought on by lots of sitting often are not counteracted by fitting in some trips to the gym. This is discouraging news to any…