Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why?
If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what... Read more
Do you often have trouble finding the motivation to stick to your exercise and nutrition goals? If so, then you might not be looking in the right place.
Experts who study motivation have long recognized two basic types of motivation:
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There are several kinds of motivation problems that people run into, and each requires a different set of strategies. Let's start here with a little quiz to find out which motivational problems you might be dealing with.
Get out a small piec... Read more
You don’t have to be an expert to figure out that consistency is pretty essential to successfully change your life, your health, and your weight. But it’s also pretty clear that building a consistent routine of regular exercise and health... Read more
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I'm just stopping by to shoot a quick question. I'm trying to do the PiYo program but I have some painful blisters that make some of the moves feel impossible. I'm trying to figure out if I'm being a baby or if I really need... Read more
Strength exercises (like squats) don't burn many calories if you do them at a "lifting pace", where you go slow and focus on your form more than how many reps you can do, no matter how much weight you are lifting.... Read more
Confused about logging exercises. Ex: squats. I didn't time myself, so if I only enter # of sets & reps, it shows 0 cal burned. The more minutes I put in the higher the cal burned, even with same # sets & reps. Reasoning?... Read more
What I learned, using the Body Motivation Workshop, is that "Motivation follows the action." Once I overcome my procrastination, I set up the treadmill and start jogging. What I learned through this online workshop is that once you start doing it,... Read more
Excuses, excuses, excuses. I’ve heard them all and I hear them all the time."I just can’t seem to get motivated to exercise.'' ''I&rsquo ;m just not feeling it today.''''I have no energy.'&... Read more
We’ve all been there. We had a few fabulous days of eating healthy and exercising and then—BANG—all of a sudden life happens. A late night out with friends, a last-minute business trip, a sick child at home. You’ve either miss... Read more
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