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Become A Beast In 5 Years

Become A Beast In 5 Years

fitness, goal setting, workout

How to Become a Beast in 5 Years

Here is a truth we all need to face: our goals are not days or months away from us. Usually, they take years.

In today’s consumer society that wants instant gratification, “instant” solutions do very well. The “Six Minute Six Pack” and the like attract masses of people who sometimes don’t know that what is promised is impossible. And even if they do know, they may try it anyway — we’re very good at convincing ourselves.

Do we want to believe that results can come without putting in real, consistent effort over a period of time? Maybe we do. Maybe there’s something inside of us that subconsciously guides us toward easy solutions.

However, if you want to enjoy real, long-term improvements in your looks, health, and general well-being, read on.

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How To Create Your Own 30-Day Challenge

How To Create Your Own 30-Day Challenge

challenge, motivation, diy, accountability

Do You Participate in 30-Day Challenges?

Thirty day challenges are popular because they involve pushing yourself and your body in a way that you can sustain for the short-term. While this may not a long-term plan, it helps jump start good habits. Results are motivating, and a 30-day challenge is a great way to see results. The beauty of a 30-day challenge is that it can be anything you want it to be. In order to create the perfect challenge for you, consider your goals, set realistic expectations, mix and match plans, make your plan, and celebrate any success.

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Why Is Getting Fit Scary?

Why Is Getting Fit Scary?

lifestlye, motivation, fitness

Getting Fit Can Be Scary

Fitness is an essential part of health that people often set aside in order to focus on other aspects of their lives. Sometimes other tasks take priority. Sometimes people are simply not up for the task of focusing more on their fitness.

Many people fear the process of getting fit. They think that eating healthy and being active are big chores with a high risk of failure. They are comfortable where they are and don’t know how to adjust to the changes. However, we’re here to tell you that it’s not as scary as you think and you definitely can make it work!

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5 DIY Tips for An Awesome Morning Run

5 DIY Tips for An Awesome Morning Run

run, running, motivation, wellness, exercise

Going for a Morning Run? Try These 5 Tips Out!

Many people think that to get in shape, they must hire an expensive professional trainer or invest in some really pricey gear. But everyone can enjoy a morning run on a regular basis. However, some people don’t run because they think it’s a complicated process! Fortunately a morning run is one of the easiest ways to stay fit and there are several DIY tips you can do to ensure an amazing run.

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11 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Have a More Active Summer

11 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Have a More Active Summer

kids active, fitness, summer

It’s Important to Keep Your Kids Active During the Summer

It’s easy to ditch healthy habits and active routines when kids are out of school. While kids aren’t always guaranteed the 60 recommended minutes of physical activity as part of their school’s PE curriculum, those classes and recess activities at least provide some escape from the sedentary lifestyle of computer games and television watching.

It’s important to continue these healthy habits as the summer months go by. With that said, here are 11 ways to keep your kids active which won’t break the bank, but might just help you stay in shape, too.

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