Putting Your Superpower to Work

Putting Your Superpower to Work

We all have a superpower if we choose to use it. Willpower is our self-control that keeps us on track to meet our long term goals. The American Psychology Association defines willpower: “Willpower is the ability to resist short-term temptations in order to meet...
Building Your Fitness Lifestyle

Building Your Fitness Lifestyle

Getting more fit is a universal goal for most people but can be a significant challenge. Approximately 25% of people in American get the recommended level of aerobic and muscle strengthening exercise. More than 1/3 of Americans are obese with a typical American diet...
Managing Your Stress

Managing Your Stress

We are a stressed out nation. About 75% of people experience physical and psychological symptoms caused by stress. About 50% of people lay awake at night because of stress. Chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung...
Mindful Workouts Make a Difference

Mindful Workouts Make a Difference

Mindfulness can change the way you approach your exercise and nutrition and, ultimately, your progress. Many of us aren’t mindful during our workouts. We go through the motions and do things we’re supposed to do, but are we paying attention to what’s really going on?...
The Hard, Cold Truth About Fitness

The Hard, Cold Truth About Fitness

We all want to be fit and have the body we’ve always dreamed about. We work out and try to eat right. We learn about our lifestyle and try to make good choices. There’s a hard, cold truth about fitness. It’s difficult to get fit and stay fit. In today’s world, it’s...
It’s All About the Habit

It’s All About the Habit

Getting more fit is a universal goal. Everyone wants to be healthier and more vibrant. So why do only 20% of people exercise regularly? Why is roughly two-thirds of the US population overweight? It’s because building the habit of fitness is tough. Very tough. Wanting...
Overcoming Negative Thinking

Overcoming Negative Thinking

Some people see their glass as half-empty instead of half-full.  We all have negative thoughts from time to time, but a consistent pattern of negative thinking is harmful. Negative thinking is a pattern thinking negatively about yourself, those around you and your...
Falling Off the Fitness Wagon

Falling Off the Fitness Wagon

Abandoned your fitness resolutions for the year already? Is the new diet in the rear view mirror? Those morning workouts just a memory? Falling off the fitness wagon happens. You’re only human after all! Statistically speaking, only about 20% of people who start...
Risks of Spring and Summer Activities

Risks of Spring and Summer Activities

As the seasons move from winter to spring and summer, workouts and activities tend to change as well. Wintertime promotes more inside activity and spring and summer compels us to get outside more. Makes sense! Indoor activity in the winter and outdoor activity in the...
Incorporate Everyday Movement

Incorporate Everyday Movement

Congratulations to the 20% of people who make it to the gym on a regular basis. You’re exercising and improving your health and fitness.  What’s the big difference between people who exercise and people who don’t? Movement. People who exercise move their bodies. It’s...
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