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How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Just Do it.. What a lame saying..We already know..it

As for myself I need a little spark to get a fire under me to get on with it.. I wanted to loose weight but I needed that fire to make me get up off the pot and go.. Have you ever heard that phrase ..? It is a little different but if your reading this and from the South you know the words well... So...

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Casting Bread Upon the Waters


The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
~Brian Tracy

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Avoid the scale

The easiest way to see weight loss is to avoid the scale. Yes, monitoring weight and measurements is critical but stepping on the scale daily is sure to be a deterrent and will cause frustration. Weight yourself once a week and take your measurements at the same time. If you know you are less blo...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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MOTIVATION KEY TO SUCCESS

MOTIVATION IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS. THIS HELPS ME WHEN I NEED THAT LITTLE PUSH TO KEEP GOING.

M- MAKE SHORT TERM GOALS
O- OUT WITH THE NEGATIVE THOUGHTS
T- THINK OF WHY YOU WANT THIS
I- IMAGINE HOW YOU WILL FEEL
V- VISUALIZE HOW YOU WILL LOOK
A- ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR SUCCESSES <...

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Embrace Failure !


"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing."

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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A Forest Fire


"Get excited and enthusiastic about your own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away"
~Denis Waitley

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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