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How to wake up earlier

When I wake up I think, "in the grand scheme of things what is going to have a better impact on my day, another hour of sleep or getting up and working out?" My answer is usually working out and it helps me get up and get going.

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Picking Yourself Up Again

Sometimes you're going to have tough days, or even days that are flat-out terrible in the eating and exercise department. And that's okay. It won't ruin you unless you let it. Instead of giving up, do something small, like taking a 15 minute walk, and build up from there. All is not lost. You are st...

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Afternoon Snack

I find lately that an orange is the perfect afternoon snack. Full of fiber and sweet enough to boost your blood sugar!

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Life, be in it NOW!

I hear a lot of people saying that they will do things "when" --when they lose weight, when they get healthy, when they make enough money, when they get another job, etc. The same goes for the untils; putting life on hold until (until I graduate; until the kids go to school; until the kids move ou...

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HANGING ON.

I try so hard to keep going but today I am a mess, I wish when we get older our bodies wouldn't go against us so much. I eat well am very active, exercise, drink water but all the good I have done, doesn't seem to be enough. But then I should look at it as the glass is half full. Because if I didn't...

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Register for a race

By keeping running races on my planner throughout the year helps keep me motivated to lace up for my training programs.

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Earn at Least 100 Spark Points Every Day!

Every day I try to get at least 100 Spark Points. Cardio 2 hours and strength training will add up to 34 points and you are a third of the way there. The rest are earned by reading articles, huddling with your teams and commenting on message board and blogs! You can do it!

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Live Simple

Don't buy what you don't really need. Having less is very freeing. Over consumption and over production is ruining our bodies minds and environment. Less can be more. When you see what clothes you live on while on vacation (clothes for work aside) I always come home and donate a bunch of thi...

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Treats

If you do not buy it you wont it eat.
Just put it back on the shelf, it will be far enough from you to eat it!!! ;)

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The Best Peice Of Work Out Equiptment

Good Supportive Shoes.
The best way to keep on going or to get started in the first place is to have feet that are not sore and blistered so the first thing you want to do is go out and get yourself a good pair of shoes..

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