Get Motivated and Stay There

I recently completed Shift Shop, a 3 week BeachBody home-workout program, so thought it fitting to post this article about how to get, and stay, motivated from the creator of Shift Shop himself. Enjoy! 11 Shift Shop Rules Chris Downing Shares How to Get Motivated and Stay There *re-posted from the BeachBody Blog by Sharon… Continue reading Get Motivated and Stay There

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Week Recap

Slow and steady. That's what I told myself about this time, and so far, it's working out... While mostly a recap of last week, I feel the previous month needs to be talked about, as it was a fantastic pre-load for last weeks real "back to the grind," though I don't really think of it… Continue reading Week Recap

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Interpreting Information

Paying attention is huge. In everything we do, if we're not paying attention we're missing things, hurting others (unknowingly), forgetting where our keys are, over-eating, under-eating, driving too fast, too slow, cutting people off... on and on. When I'm paying attention, I'm getting it done. I've been slow-carbing again for 4 weeks now, and doing… Continue reading Interpreting Information


Ask the Expert: What Are Probiotics and Why Do You Need Them?

The short answer: Your gut is filled with bacteria, good and bad. Good bacteria aids digestion, boosts immunity, and combats a number of gut-related illnesses. Emerging research shows it may also impact weight loss and influence mood. Bad bacteria hampers good bacteria and can make you sick in an assortment of ways, oftentimes involving repeated… Continue reading Ask the Expert: What Are Probiotics and Why Do You Need Them?

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“Keep Trying” is more than a cliche

Just keep swimming I realize everyone is a diet and fitness expert, but even so, there are people who KNOW things, versus people who know things. Politely take into consideration the latter, but seek out the former... Do some research. Revisit your plan- are you actually following it, or simply picking and choosing the most… Continue reading “Keep Trying” is more than a cliche