Your Bucket List

Do you have a bucket list? If not, do you already do things on a regular basis that encourage growth, happiness and challenge? It doesn’t really matter if you keep a list in your head or maybe you have an app for that, however you do it, I think it’s important to live outside your comfort zone regularly. What’s the quote? Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

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5 Ways to Get Fit Together

Last week I told you some unexpected benefits of training with friends, this week I am going to give you the options that are out there to get fit with your friends (or you can join and make new friends). I am also going to share with you the pros and cons of each choice.

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Fitter With Friends

“Why would I want to train in a group atmosphere? Training one-on-one is better, right?” I get that a lot. The truth is, there isn’t a simple answer that fits across the board. I do believe there are tremendous benefits if you have the ability to train one on one with a trainer, but, there are also benefits to training with other people that you can’t get from one-on-one sessions. Here are just a few:

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Fit Vacation Ideas

Last week in Your Body Doesn’t Get a Vacation, I talked about breaking out of your usual workout routine when you are on vacation. This week I want to give you some suggestions on how to do that. As I write this, I’m actually on vacation. I’ve got one tired out puppy snoozing next to me after a long day of activity and I’ve got to say, my eyelids might be getting kind of heavy. Breaking out of our usual walks, runs and workouts feels good and we get some of the best sleep.

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Mirror, mirror…

A few years ago we remodelled our basement and turned the majority of it into a training studio. Some of the gyms or clubs I worked at or worked out in over the years either didn’t have what I thought were sufficient mirrors or had mirrors in weird and useless places. So, I put a very high priority on having a whole bunch of mirrors to be able to see what you were doing from just about any place in the room. I have grown quite accustomed to always having a mirror close by and I wouldn’t change a thing. Or would I?

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