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How To Lose Weight On Your Own Terms

I lost 100 pounds steadily over five years and kept it off. Here are my tips, secrets, and lessons from the last five years.

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A Newbie’s Guide to Understanding the World of CrossFit

Even though CrossFit has been around since 2000, many of us gym rats are still puzzled over exactly what CrossFit is and why people are still so excited about

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Following a Specific Fitness Program Is the Key to Hitting Your Goals

Here’s why following a set fitness program or routine is beneficial for weight loss and other body composition goals.

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The importance of finding your fitness philosophy

My fitness philosophy can be summed up in one short sentence: As long as you’re moving, I’m happy.

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Weight Loss Hunger Tips – Suppress Appetite After Weight Loss

​Your body fights against you after weight loss by spiking your hunger hormones. Here’s what you can do to fight back.

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8 Trainers Share What Finally Helped Them Lose Weight And Get In Shape

Here, eight top-notch trainers share what it took for them to finally achieve their best bodies.

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Weightloss is first mental!

In my last article, I wrote about the keys to accomplishing your 2018 weight loss goals. Today I discuss how having the right mindset will set you well on your way.

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Monday Workout Quotes

Mondays are for daydreaming about the weekend — oh yeah, and getting your healthy lifestyle back on track. This means hitting the gym, having your meals

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Struggling to stay motivated to reach your fitness goals? These six essential tips will keep you on track

We all know that getting out of bed in the morning and forcing yourself to exercise can feel like climbing a mental mountain, but the post-workout buzz is something that surely makes it worth it?

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9 Things You Need to Know Before Stepping Foot in a Weight Room

No, you shouldn’t just walk in and pick up a dumbbell. Here is what fitness experts want you to know about weight lifting.

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Use This Strategy to Accomplish Your Goals—and Never Burn Out

There are plenty of reasons people experience burnout when chasing a big goal. Here are some tips for staying the path to help you accomplish your goals.

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The best ways to stay motivated, from setting daily goals to talking yourself into a positive frame of mind

Whatever you want to achieve, motivation plays a critical role in determining your success or failure. Find out what’s been keeping you stuck and pick up a few tips from experts to increase your drive

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How to Hack Your Mindset to Achieve Your Goals – Tips From a Sports Psychologist For Better Mental Performance

Sports psychologist Dr. Jim Afremow shares his best advice to everyday athletes to get in the right mindset to achieve their goals.

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7 Workout Motivation Tips – How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Sports psychologist Lani Lawrence offers up her best tips on how to work past mental obstacles getting in the way of your training plan.

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Weight-Loss Inspiration Quotes

Since we all can use a little motivation to keep us on the healthy path, read through these quotes for that extra push of encouragement. Find the ones that

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When Motivation Fades, These 4 Strategies Will Keep You Going

Internal motivation can give us a great boost when we start a new project. But what do you do after that initial motivation fades? Try some of these suggestions.

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How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When You Have Depression

Setting small goals and staying consistent are key.

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Exercising for People Who Hate Exercise

Even people who hate exercise could benefit from these suggestions.

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This Blogger Set Out to Treat Her Depression and Lost Weight Too

Blogger Jaz Jackson changed her diet and fitness to treat her depression and lost 50 pounds along the way.

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Motivation to move may start with being mindful

A meditation and stress reduction program may be as effective at getting people to move more as structured exercise programs, according to a new study. This is part of another study that found resistance training reduces symptoms of depression.

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Exercise doesn’t have to be so torturous: 5 tips to make fitness easier

As we head into the fall and get back into our established routines, here are some tips to make regular physical fitness an easier and lasting part of your lifestyle.

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How This Woman Lost 121 Lbs. After Her Daughter’s Classmate Called Her ‘Fat’

Rachel Saintfort found the motivation to lose 121 lbs. after her daughter’s classmate called her ‘fat’

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What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Exercising

When you stop exercising for too long, you lose a lot more than your baseline fitness levels.

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27 Inspirational Fitness Motivation Quotes To Help You Maintain Your Workout Routine

It can be challenging to stick with a regular fitness routine, but working out is vital to achieving and maintaining your best mental, physical and emotional health, so here are 27 fitness motivation quotes to keep you pumped!

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FITNESS TIPS: How to fall back in love with your workout

If you’re struggling to stay motivated through workouts that have grown stale, don’t fret: It happens to everyone. “In high school, when I was competitively running — and winning — cross country and track races, I had a reputation as someone who hated running,” explains Melissa Perlman, a high school cross country and track coach in…

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How Long to Rest for Greater Muscle, Strength, and Weight Loss

Learn how resting between sets can improve your strength and boost your muscle.

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12 Best Fitness Quotes – Inspirational Workout Motivation Quotes

When you’re in need of some serious motivation for the gym, these quotes about fitness will get you ready to hit the treadmill.

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Bobby Maximus Top Mental Strength Workout Hacks – Six Trainers Share Tips to Overcome Workout Obstacles

Bobby Maximus, Joe Holder, and four other top trainers share the secrets they use to boost their mental strength. 

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How to get yourself back into exercise, according to a celebrity personal trainer

Even the fittest of people can fall out of love with exercise.  In fact, a couple of years ago, top personal trainer Nicola Addison – who’s trained Elle Macpherson, Daisy Lowe and Erin O’Connor – didn’t train for a year. “I hadn’t fallen out of love with exercise, I had just ran out of motivation…

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I Started Getting in Shape Again at 50 — Here’s What My Week of Workouts Looks Like

The author (left) with owners of her favorite fitness studio, Cycology Fitness Reengaging with an active lifestyle when you’re over 50 — and haven’t

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Should You Bring Your Kids to the Gym?

Encouraging kids to be active is always a good idea. In fact, it’s very safe for kids to exercise—as long as they’re doing it safely and enjoying it.

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How Rich Froning Builds Mental Toughness Through Exercise – How to Accomplish Your Fitness Goals and Overcome Obstacles

Rich Froning, David Goggins, and Luke Rockhold share the methods they use to build up mental strength to achieve their goals.

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Fitness Tips From an Olympic Athlete

If you’re trying to take your fitness game to the next level, there’s no one better equipped to offer advice than an Olympic athlete. Professional cyclist

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Over-Exercising or Simply Burned Out: The Seven Serious Signs

For most of the world, getting motivated to exercise, or getting ‘enough exercise’ is one of life’s greatest challenges, however, there is a small percentage (often the type that spends their Internet surfing time reading fitness blogs like this one), that actually struggle with the opposite of this… we exercise too much.

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12 Fitness Quotes – Fitness Workout Motivation Quotes

When you’re in need of some serious motivation for the gym, these quotes about fitness will get you ready to hit the treadmill.

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6 science-based secrets to staying motivated at the gym

Get your workout mojo back with these proven methods of motivation.

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The Hidden Truth About Cardio

How your daily gut busting routine may actually be preventing weight loss and pushing you closer to Death!       In western cultures like ours, countries like the U.S., UK, Australia, Canada and other European nations, what’s the first thing that anybody thinks of or tells you whenever the idea of weight loss is […]

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Haven’t Worked Out in Forever? Here’s How to Get Back Into It!

It’s totally normal to fall out of an exercise routine from time to time. Try these tips for staying motivated and getting back on top of your fitness goals.

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Secrets of People Who Never Miss a Workout

Resolving to be get fit in 2018? These 8 tips from devoted exercisers will help you stay on track.

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8 things you’re doing that are ruining your workouts

You may think you’re doing everything right when it comes to your workouts, but you could be making some big mistakes.

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How to lose weight, according to personal trainers

Want to lose weight? Chris and Heidi Powell want you to know that what happens outside the gym is as important as what you do in it.

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9 Women On Why They Switched From Cardio To Weight Training

“People always ask me if I’m a runner and I respond, ‘No I’m a squatter.’”

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What equipment to use in the gym depending on your goals

Where to begin if you’re hoping to target your bum, your abs, your arms and more.

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Exercising with the same age group increases motivation

Older people were more likely to exercise regularly with others their own age, according to University o

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Omaha man with three black belts got hooked on working out when his family took up martial arts

Michael Gerdes does pullups like a pro, surrounded by the belts of champions that adorn the walls of Omaha’s Mid-America Martial Arts gym. The Omaha native, keeping pace with his

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Six Mental Secrets to Push Harder During Grueling Workouts

When a run gets tough and you just want to quit, here’s what to do.

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Bored with your fitness routine? Here’s how to spice things up – StarTribune.com

Adding innovative twists is a great way to renew your motivation for workouts that have grown stale.

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Exercise with your partner and share fitness goals to lose weight faster

While there are numerous benefits to working out with your significant other, it could also strain your relationship.

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Five Things That Might Be Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals

Not seeing the results you want in the gym? Then use these fitness fixes from personal trainer Danny-Lee Finch of VIP HQ

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Attitude is everything when it comes to achieving fitness goals

For best results: Make goals attainable and maintain a positive outlook

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8 Pieces of Fitness Advice Trainers Wish People Would Stop Believing

Six trainers share the advice they wish their clients would stop buying into—and how to take a more realistic approach on these ideas around physical activity.

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Why building a fitness community is the key to achieving your exercise goals

What’s the secret to rippling abs and a chiselled jawline? It’s all very well to say you’ll hit the gym four times a week, but if you lack the motivation to actually get there, your athletic aspirations might as well be obsolete. That’s why the trick to reaching your fitness goals is to build a…

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Get Fit challengers learn about psychology of fitness, motivation

When it comes to embarking on a fitness journey, there’s more to it than exercise and nutrition.

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11 Trainers to Follow on Instagram for Actually Doable At-Home Workouts

These 11 personal trainers on Instagram deliver more than just motivation to their followers—they share actual workouts you can do at home, or wherever you are.

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Exercising with the same age group increases motivation

Older people were more likely to exercise regularly with others their own age, according to University o

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30-Pound Weight-Loss Before-and-After

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal

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How to Get Your Weight Loss Motivation Back – How to Regain Weight Loss Motivation

Hitting a weight loss plateau or total motivation slump? These seven tips will help you regain your weight loss motivation.

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12 Shows to Stream at the Gym the Next Time Your Motivation Is Negative 5

From Bravo reality shows to soapy dramas like ‘The Bold Type,’ here are 12 easy TV shows that you can stream at the gym. They’ll make your workout fly by.

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What Signing Up for the Boston Marathon Taught Me About Motivation

Plus, how you can tap into your inner motivation to reach new fitness goals.

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120-Pound Weight Loss

When Yasmeen decided she was going to lose weight, she found herself more committed when she stopped focusing on appearance and more so on improving her

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How Competition Can Be Good For Weight Loss

We’ve seen that competition — whether on TV or between friends — has helped people lead healthier lifestyles by losing significant amounts of

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Gym Clothing and Exercise Motivation

In a recent survey, nearly 9 out of 10 regular gymgoers stated that performance-based wear helps them push themselves harder.

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Why Group Fitness Classes Are Good For Motivation

Group fitness classes: Most people are likely to work harder as part of a group than when working alone. Psychologists have labelled this phenomenon the Köhler effect.

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How to Get In Cardio When You Can’t Run

When running isn’t an option, there are other total-body cardio routines that can spike your heart rate and make you feel great. ACE trainer Sabrena Jo shares her tips.

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Indoor bike training: 9 ways to get the most out of it

Maximise your efforts on the gym bike or turbo trainer with these handy tips.

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So you’re too busy for the gym?

At-home workouts offer cheap option.

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Meet the 97-year-old weightlifting grandmother

Lifting weights has become increasingly popular amongst millennial women, who share their #girlswholift pictures and videos on Instagram. But deadlifts, weighted squats and bench presses needn’t be the reserve of the young, as one powerlifting grandmother shows. Edith Traina is 97 years old and lifts weights in the gym three times a week.

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Women and strength training: what to know

Strength training should be an important part of women’s workout regimens. Despite this, the National Center for Health Statistics says only about 20 percent of women lift weights. Poor advice

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Getting Pumped About Strength Training? Here’s What You Need to Know

Curious about strength training? We talked to the Tone It Up trainers about what every weightlifting newbie needs to know before hitting the gym.

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When Should I Switch Up My Workout? Listen To Your Body & Plan Accordingly

When you get in the swing of a consistent workout routine, and you’re absolutely killin’ the game during your sweat sessions, it can be easy to forget that variety is the spice of life, and that it’s actually good for you to change things up every on…

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7 Ways Trainers Can Motivate Plus-Size Clients Without Shaming Them

They don’t teach you this in personal training school. Here’s what I’ve learned over the past decade about how to best motivate plus-size clients in the gym.

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Fitness, nutrition coaches offer advice for Get Fit Challenge motivation

It happens to the best of us — we make plans and start off strong but then midway through the project it seems like the finish line is miles, or

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Ballet Dancer Motivation Tips

Motivation has peaks and valleys. There are times we feel invincible, strong, and proud of our fitness accomplishments. During my “peaks” in the

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How to find the motivation to exercise

If you can’t find the energy to work out even though you want to get fit and lose weight, a spin clas

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Cross-training can help runners prepare to Go the Distance

We’re following 10 people in their journey to train to run a half marathon. It’s part of our Go The Distance initiative with help from Paducah Athletic Club and Atlas Physical Therapy.

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Eight reasons to work out that aren’t about losing weight

There is this misinterpretation of workout culture — that it’s a “fitspo”-only club meant to alienate and trigger anyone who doesn’t align with traditional beauty standards. Though, those impressions directly

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How to get abs: Could breathing be the secret to a flat stomach?

Figure Skater Adam Ribbon thinks you’re doing it wrong.

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WORKING IT OUT | Unique programs for people with autism help build strength, social connection

[email protected] Diagnosed with autism at 2 and a half years old, Jack Tindell has made great strides since he began training at the iFlextrain Fitness for Autism gym under the guidance of Co…

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