All or Nothing Kills Motivation

Now that we are into our darker and colder months we start to find it harder and harder to get out of bed in the morning for those early workouts or harder to come in after a long day at work. Let's not focus so much on motivation but our drive to meet our goals.

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Megan Cooper
Three Tips To Jumpstart Your Diet

How many times have you said "I'll start my diet on Monday"? Monday rolls around and then you maybe get one good day then it's all down hill from there.

Your reading this because you want to make a change. You have decided you need to make a change. You want to feel better and lose weight. Right? You've done the easy part. You've told yourself and decided you want to make a change.

Now onto the hard part...MAKING THE CHANGE!

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Strength - Endurance Training

If you are looking to build strength most people follow the heavy weights for low reps with a good deal of rest during the workout and between workouts. This is all well and good but there is a slight problem with this type of training. Most people who focus on this type of training shouldn't be. They should be focusing on strength-endurance training. If you focus on strictly strength routines it won't hold up in the real work when you are doing real life activities. Sure you may look good but would you rather be able to lift a heavy object once or be able to do it multiple times?

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Fitness is an Investment

The world of health and fitness is “big business”—period.  There is no shortage of equipment, programs, magazines, or memberships to purchase.  All of these options (and much more) can put a real dent in your bank account.  

This might even be enough to make you question your fitness decision in the first place.  Let’s make things clear right now, you made the right choice by making fitness a constant in your life.  It is absolutely not an expense, it’s an investment; an investment in yourself.

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