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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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A Heads-Up on 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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In a GOOD Place Mentally!

Well it’s December 30th, and I can finally safely say I’ve nearly made it through the holidays. Today I “paid the piper”. I can honestly say I have not counted calories since the middle of August – basically since my last and final show. After my last competition I felt liked I “needed” to stay […]

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My Very Personal Transformation – What Motivated ME to Finally Lose the Weight

My name is Jenny Grothe, and I have a story. September 2007 I was 170 pounds – my heaviest ever. I’d always been slim. I ate what I wanted, as much as I wanted, when I wanted. I was active throughout my teens and 20’s, but after we adopted our first child, that all slowly […]

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