How a Dog Can Inspire You to Walk Every Day

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Looking for motivation to stick with your walking routine? A furry companion may be your answer. We all need a boost in motivation from time to time and research shows that dog walkers are more likely to meet their daily physical activity goals (source).   In fact, a 2017 study found that people who owned a dog walked 22 additional minutes a day at a moderate pace. That adds up to about 2,760 additional steps per day! These additional steps can […]

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Is it True that Muscle Burns Fat? Myths vs. Facts

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There is a lot of misinformation out there about exercise and fitness. People regularly take advice from outside resources, whether from friends and family or from people trying to sell us workout programs. And some of these myths can affect the way you exercise. Here’s the deal… I just started the new Beachbody program called “Muscle Burns Fat” and I am loving the workouts. However, when I first heard the name of this program, Muscle Burns Fat, I was skeptical […]

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25 Fitness Motivation Quotes to Inspire You

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These 25 motivational quotes are great for those days when you don’t feel like working out.  There are plenty of distractions and excuses to keep you from exercising. And some days it feels difficult to take that first step. So, what I like to do is workout in the morning so I begin my day proactively. These fitness motivation quotes always give me the positive perspective I need to get moving. Motivational quotes have been shown to dramatically raise confidence, […]

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10 ROUNDS by Beachbody on Demand: Review and Tracking Sheets

10 Rounds is Beachbody’s first-ever boxing and lifting program. Today I’m sharing all the details of the program along with tracking sheets! I know what you’re thinking. This a grueling workout that I’m going to try to talk you into. You’re going to sweat and cry and hate it so much you’ll want your money back. But, nope. Sorry, you’re not going to be able to use any excuses for not trying this workout. And I’ll tell you why. 10 […]

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Short on Time? Try a HIIT Workout At Home [13 to Try Today]

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Do you want a great workout, but don’t have a lot of time to exercise? Then a HIIT workout at home is a great option! High-intensity interval training (HIIT) may sound intimidating at first, but it’s simply a workout where you perform a cardio move for a short amount of time (usually 30 to 60 seconds). Then you rest and repeat. The key is to push yourself as hard as you can during the cardio moves to get the most […]

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27 Easy Indoor Activities for Kids to Get Them Moving!

These are fun and easy indoor activities for kids to get them moving! Our schools in Ohio are closed as of last week as a precaution to stop the spread of the coronavirus. So, I need a lot of ideas to keep my daughter busy and active. These are all easy to set up and don’t require many materials. And they are great ways to have fun with your kids! You could use these anytime your kids need to burn […]

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21 Day Fix Real Time Review and Tracking Sheets

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Every winter my motivation to workout seems to not be as strong as it is the rest of the year. Maybe it’s just natural for people to want to hibernate in the winter and not move as much. But, I do not want to lose the progress that I have worked hard for. So, I chose to start a new workout program called 21 Day Fix Real Time with my accountability group. Accountability groups are a great way to keep […]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Exercise with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

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Myth: If you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, then your exercise options are limited. Fact: This is a common misconception, even among doctors and personal trainers. I am here to tell you that if you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis then exercise IS beneficial. And you can still do the workouts you love. As I talked about in my previous post, I have a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. It took several years and multiple doctors to make a diagnosis. However, with a combination of […]

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Morning Meltdown 100 Review & Tracking Sheets

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I went from being tired of my workouts to being excited to push play after starting Morning Meltdown 100! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know that I love Beachbody workouts. The newest release is Morning Meltdown 100 by Jericho McMatthews and it is incredible. At the time of this writing, I am on Day 30 of 100 and I am loving it! With this post I would love to share my Morning Meltdown 100 […]

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5 Body Positive Fitness Goals to Inspire You

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In my previous post, Ditch the Scale, I shared five reasons to get rid of the scale for good. However, if you are like me, then you may be asking how to stay motivated to eat well and exercise without the weekly weigh-in. In this post, I would love to share a few positive fitness goals that may resonate with you. Goal 1. Daily Exercise We all know that exercise and movement are awesome for you. In addition, daily exercise […]

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