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Motivation Secrets

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

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Reading "Better Than Before" by Gretchen Rubin

This book is great - actually, this author and all she works with is. Many folks know her from "The Happiness Project" which is wonderful. Her Facebook page, direct website with weekly newsletter, and books of course, all make practical sense. (Right now that particular book is selling on Amazon, K...

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Just Do It Every Day

There have been times when I am sure that there is no reason to track, after all I eat nearly the same kind of foods each day and they are pretty healthy choices all the way around. Yes, but you can eat the same things but you can add just a little extra this or a little extra that and guess what? ...

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Move. Just move.

Move. Move when you don't feel like it. Take your walk, Do your situps, whatever it is, do it. It doesn't matter how fast you do it, just complete your sets. Don't get down on yourself if the day doesn't go right, if you just COULDN'T do it. Don't double down the next day and do twice the work to ...

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Keep it moving

One lesson i have learned living in the mountains in snow country is to "keep it moving." When driving on ice, snow or mud you do NOT want your vehicle to stop. If you do you are in trouble. So i think the same way with weight loss. Even if i start slipping and sliding i must keep it moving. Ca...

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How to Keep going!!!

I have to say for me my secret is really not a secret at all. What motivates me is to do what I love. I find this phrase to be very true and I am sure that if I would have pushed myself to do things that I hated then I would be done by now and given up. I love to wake up and go for walks and so I do...

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Watch Less Broadcast TV

I stumbled onto this when I cut cable to save money. My cable bill kept rising, so I decided to just go with antenna service, but not all of the networks come in where I live. I get several PBS stations but only two network. Also at about this time I was following a soap opera on a streaming subs...

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Eat the frog - not the elephant

Every challenge in life takes steps to attain the goal that we're trying to reach.
I have a goal to lose 95 lbs from my start weight but it's not something I can do all at once The 95 lbs is the elephant & in order to make that goal, I have to make changes and create attainable goals which I c...

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Baseball Inspiration and Motivation

"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game" Babe Ruth.

What are you afraid of? What is holding you back?
Failure and ridicule? does the future look black?
Just keep movin...

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Find your inner motivation

I think the biggest thing that changed for me this time over all the other times I've lost weight in the past is that their is an inner reason for me to lose the weight that goes beyond wanting to change how I look. When my sister was dying from lung cancer she went to my other sister concerned with...

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Join a gym

I feel that I am more motivated when I am involved in a gym, someplace I can go outside of the work/life environment. I am not sure what it is about the gym atmosphere but I feel more inspired there to accomplish my goals. I joined a gym about 7 years ago and was able to go there, that is when I ...

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