The Reasons I Work Out

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While most people view working out as a way to help maintain or lose weight, I find that’s never been enough of a reason to keep me going back day in and day out. I find it’s much like going on a “diet”. I can hit the gym a couple times a week for a few months, and maybe shed a few pounds but what happens when I skip that weekend run or Wednesday night spin class, and get out of my routine? How long will it really take to get myself back into the habit when the only reason for it, is to lose or maintain my weight? And will I ever attain any sort of high stakes goal? Or will I just keep waffling back and forth 5 or 6 pounds?  Continue reading

Tips On Sticking To Your Food Goals

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Creating food goals and sticking to them can seem like a pretty daunting task.  Especially when those freshly BBQ’d burgers waft passed your nose on a sunny Saturday in August – and you’ve already had more than too much beer to say “no” – and then you promise yourself that you’d be good, only have one, and make sure you work it off tomorrow – and then kick yourself when you go for that second – wake up the next morning, and don’t go to work either of them off…..

That has never happened before…. Continue reading