Week 12- 3 Rules for Mastering Your Metabolism

Master Your Metabolism- 52WeeksOfFitness.com

Metabolism. What is this magical word we hear over and over in our efforts to get fit? Is it the key to putting it all together? Must we master it to find success in our goals toward a fit life? Quite simply, the answer is yes. How can you master your …

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Week 11- Three Body Realities For Getting Fit

I was not prepared for the body realities that faced me when I decided to get fit. I had this crazy notion that I would exercise, eat right, and someday soon, I would be my ideal weight and look great in a bikini. Boy, was I wrong.   I didn’t …

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Week 10- Lessons For Dying

The importance of dying well

Last week, someone I know had a stroke. There are many potential causes of stroke, including genetics, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, smoking tobacco products, drinking alcohol, just to name a few. Nearly all of these could be addressed by including fitness in your life, and over the years, he made …

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Week 9- Five Ways to Fit in Fitness

5 Ways to Fit In Fitness

How many excuses can we possibly make to avoid working out and eating right? Too much work, family demands, not enough hours in the day, no energy. You name it, we can dream it up! Luckily, my work day is only about six hours, but it is physically demanding work. …

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Week 8- Ten Ways to Lean In To Fitness

Lean In To Fitness

Making choices to get fit and stay fit is a real challenge. It takes such commitment to ourselves as well as an ability to let go of the poor influences around us that keep us from feeling confident on our path to being our better selves. Here are ten ways …

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Week 7- Powders And Patches And Pills! Oh My!

Recently, I’ve been seeing several new MLM fitness products and marketing schemes come across my social networking feeds. I’m troubled that people I know are taken in by them. They are hard working, intelligent, well-meaning individuals who just have crazy busy lives and want to look good and feel good. There …

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Week 6- Fitness Is For Sweethearts!

Fitness Is For Sweethearts

Deciding to get healthy and live fit can sometimes feel like moving mountains. It’s a big enough challenge to make that decision and meet that goal for ourselves, but to encourage someone you love to do the same is an even tougher challenge. However, when all the stars align, you …

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Week 5- Body Reality- Are You Like Me?

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Are You Like Me? Okay. So, let’s be honest. I’m not sure how long we can get away with kidding ourselves regarding our bodies. I firmly believe it is part of the human condition to make excuses and pad reality so we can continue to make the same bad choices. …

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Start Working Out

Just Start Exercising!

Earlier this week, I shared the one lesson that motivated me to change my life. ” The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn. ” This one piece of knowledge moved me from the living room sofa to an elliptical that had been collecting dust in my son’s old bedroom. …

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