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Don’t Worry About What Others Say

Imagine this. You’re finally in to a groove. You have your routine. You are getting to the gym regularly. You are exercising. And after what seems like forever, you are finally seeing results. And so are others. Now and again you’ll receive a compliment from someone. Like, “Have you lost weight?” “You look different.” “What […]

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The First Step

In my 20′s and 30′s I really took my health for granted. I ate pretty much anything I wanted. Sometimes I’d order something I thought was lighter, but I really had no clue if it was healthy or not. Notice I said “order”; Greg and I ate out fairly regularly (I’m guessing 5 nights a […]

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Overtraining

Toward the end of 2011 my world changed. I had next to no energy. I was tired all the time. I could no longer lift as heavy as I had. My CrossFit times declined, and I couldn’t complete as many reps. I felt winded running after only a few miles. I hurt in places I’d […]

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The Importance of Rest

Rest is an important part of recovery. So often we fall in to the trap where we think more is better. If we accomplish more thing on our “to-do” list, we are more successful. We can feel better about our accomplishments. We can feel better about how we spend our time – and our days […]

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You Were Not Born to Be Perfect

  You’re not her. You never will be, and quite honestly, you don’t want to be. Why would I say such a thing? You think she is perfect? She’s not. We all have our trials. We all have our challenges. We all have our weaknesses. Even her – the one you are probably comparing yourself […]

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