Eating on the Go….

Eating on the Go….

2

Jun

2011

With our busy schedules these days, a lot of us have to eat on the go.It is very hard for most people to grab something “healthy” in a convience store or at a fast food restaurant so instead we go for what we want instead of what is good for us.Over the last few years I have really dialed in on my diet and learned how ...
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Gratitude

Gratitude

31

May

2011

Often times in my life I am hit with huge waves of gratitude. I make it an effort to have awareness to the things I am grateful for, but we can't ever be too thankful. Living essentially in paradise with great health, chasing my dreams, and having people in my life that love and support me is a world away from where most pe ...
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Are apples healthy?

Are apples healthy?

27

May

2011

In educating others about nutrition, I’ve come to realize that aside from religion and politics, food rivals the touchiest of subjects.  “Go ahead talk about my character, talk about my appearance, but by God don’t you dare talk about my food!” OK, maybe that is an exaggeration, but sometimes tempers flair on the t ...
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Do you need to get in shape to start training?

Do you need to get in shape to start training?

25

May

2011

Time and time again I hear this as a “reason” for not training. Reluctantly, I will let you continue to call this excuse a “reason.” Fortunately for such believers, though, there is no such thing as being in shape enough to train at FFOTB! You are perfectly ready with where you are at, exactly wherever it is you may ...
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What exactly is “functional training” anyway?

What exactly is “functional training” anyway?

23

May

2011

What do you think of when you hear the word, “Functional Training,” “Core Training,” or “Core Strength”? Wikipedia defines, Functional Training as:“Functional training involves mainly weight bearing activities targeted at core muscles of the abdomen and lower back. Most fitness facilities (GLOBO GYMS) have a v ...
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Need Motivation? You already have it!

Need Motivation? You already have it!

21

May

2011

Though I am not an avid blog follower, I read an outstanding one the other day that a friend shared on the topic of motivation. Much of this blog written by Seth Godin, addresses the issue of motivation and most specifically the times in our life where an external force is the difference maker in our actions, rather than ou ...
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What is it you really want?

What is it you really want?

18

May

2011

…A plush gym with new carpet, or a fitness you can FEEL?…The comfort and ease of what you are used to, or results you can SEE?…a gym with an excellent surround sound system, or a community of support that you can HEAR?What attracts you to the gym you train at? What is it you use to value your training experience? Why ...
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Why Building Muscle Should Be Your Top Priority!

Why Building Muscle Should Be Your Top Priority!

17

May

2011

This is a great article from gubernatrix on the importance that building muscle has on your body!                                                                                                                                                 . When you ...
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It Pays to be a Winner (and a Member!)

It Pays to be a Winner (and a Member!)

13

May

2011

By now, many of you that make it a habit of consistently showing up are realizing something interesting about the idea of training and eating well. And that's that it’s almost like it actually works! Who knew being healthy, looking good, and performing better could be so simple? OK, simple? Yes. Easy? Maybe not. At least, ...
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Ahh, Thursday… Perfection!

Ahh, Thursday… Perfection!

11

May

2011

Many of us get into our routines in our daily lives so much so that we forget what truly makes us happy. I have had made it a priority this past year to use the gifts that I have been given and really do what makes me happy! I bet if you take a poll and ask people what their perfect day consists of, or what truly makes them ...
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