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Sometimes we need a little motivation

I was asked today "What do you do when you just don't feel like working out" I have those days, as a matter of fact I had one yesterday, and they are just a part of being human. Even the most motivated person still can use a push every now and then. My suggestion is to keep motivating quotes around so that, even when you arent looking for it, sometimes a little motivation will come your way. I keep one on my wall in my room, I have on in my car, and i have one up at my desk at the office.... and sometimes they give me just the little "umph" i need to get moving.

Looking Good in the Florida Sun – How to Get that Perfect Figure

Yes, of course you may never have that ‘perfect figure’, but what is perfect anyway? If you need to lose weight, gain weight or simply just want to feel better about the way you look, there are a number of things that you can do. However, what happens if you don’t need to go on an extreme diet plan, because you are already close to the perfect BMI for your height, bone structure and age? Here are some helpful hints that can help you look (and feel!) your best in the Florida sun. 

The best 10 pounds I've ever gained

I stepped on the scale today and realized I've gained 10-15 pounds since September. This should make me happy because on September 9, I had my body composition tested with BodPod and discovered that I was at 10.4% body fat. I was in utter shock...10% is risky for women, and I was already discovering the side effects. I felt lethargic, my cycle disappeared (sorry for the TMI), I was cold all the time.

March Madness Monday

Ready, Set, Go... Typically March Madness is associated with NCAA College Basketball, where teams vie to get into the coveted Final Four and NCAA championship game.  Well, for me March Madness is a time to revisit what I had planned at the beginning of the year.  It also means the 1st quarter of the year is coming to an end. It is a great time to ask 'what have I accomplished this year', are you on pace to your overall goals, have you reached any milestones. 

Reached a Weight Loss Plateau? Here’s How to Break It

Have you hit a wall in your weight loss routine? Unfortunately, it’s extremely common to lose a bit of steam and find the last 5-10 pounds seemingly impossible to budget. Even if you’re still following a low calorie plan and exercising on the regular, the scale refuses to budget. This can be frustrating to say the least, and often leads dieters to throw in the towel altogether. Don’t give up just yet though – there are a few tricks you can pull out to break free from the dreaded weight loss plateau.

The HCG Diet – What Is It?

If you take a look at the latest diets that enjoy a lot of publicity, the HCG one is really popular and keeps gaining popularity as time passes. HCG is basically a hormone that the woman’s body will make during pregnancy. The promise of taking the supplement is that of achieving weight loss. Everything is basically a combination of a low calorie diet and an HCG supplement.

Home Treatments to Control Swelling

Mild swelling will usually go away on its own. Home treatment may help relieve symptoms. Swelling and pain are very common with injuries. When you have swelling, you should look for other symptoms of injury that may need to be evaluated by your doctor. If you have a medical condition that may cause swelling, follow your doctor’s instructions on how to treat your swelling. Below are tips you can do to help reduce and/or eliminate swelling.Click HERE to read the rest of the article.

5 Reasons To Try Resistance Band Training

Resistance Band Training can help you look better, feel better, and move better so, ultimately, you can live better. “big claims from a 'simple rubber resistance band.' Yes, whether you want to get stronger, faster, lighter, leaner or more mobile, improve your balance or your back-hand, Resistance Bands are the ultimate functional training tool. 1) You want to be able to workout anywhere • No need for a gym membership. Bands are light weight and totally portable, Just throw them in your bag and you can take your “gym” with you.

What if I am really busy?

I get asked a lot "How do i fit in exercise with being as busy as I am"