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5 Lies of Exercise

What confusion do you face as you prepare to face your short-term or long-term health and fitness goals? Here are the 5 lies of exercise that I allowed to sabotage me for years. Lie #1: There is no sense starting an exercise program at your age. It doesn’t matter if you’re 30, 35, 40, 45, or beyond, this lie is brutal. As each year passed and I remained sedentary and unhealthy, I felt like I had less and less of a chance to return to a life of fitness, let alone reach any sort of goal. And I was right. But it had nothing to do with age and everything to… Read more »

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No-Guilt Fitness In Your Busy Life

Before my triplets were born, I was very fit and active. I didn’t mind a few extra steps and often found ways to get some. We’d purposely pick the parking space at the back of the lot or take the stairs rather than the elevator. We’d always say, “Why not? We are not lazy people.” Well, in the years following the birth of my triplets, I lost that bounce in my step. I started circling the parking lot to find the closest spot. When I’d see someone headed to the row I was in, I’d wait if I suspected that person… Read more »

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When your fitness plan and your body disagree

Sometimes your fitness plan and your body will disagree. Every workout, every meal, every effort is not going to pay off or feel as successful as the others. Trust me. I’ve been running, well some people like to call it that…it’s really more of a jog. In fact I think there are people out there who walk faster than I run. But I have been steadily increasing my endurance and my speed, so I know I’m headed in the right direction (pun intended). My Fitness Plan Well at the end of the week (when I wrote this) I had a couple of events happening. Friday… Read more »