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Do you REALLY have NO time to workout?

The most common excuse people give when asked why they don’t workout is: “I don’t have time”. Truth is, I don’t have children yet so I thought maybe that could be the case for many people. But then I started meeting so many single, working mothers of 1,2,3 and 4 kids who got their daily workouts in and then carried on all their mommy duties and their full time job responsibilities perfectly. And all of them said it was a matter of organization and keeping a routine/schedule.  Habit or routine has negative connotations when it comes to relationships, but when it comes to getting stuff done, it’s your best friend. Humans are natural procrastinators; we get distracted easily if we...

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Competition is GREAT

If there’s something I’ve learned in life is that competition is GREAT… in every aspect of life. Competition by definition is: the act or process of trying to get or win something such as a prize or a higher level of success someone else is also trying to get or win. Truth is, sometimes the best competition is within ourselves, but it is also true that sometimes we become comfortable in our comfort zone, because there is nothing or no one to compare ourselves with.   So… have I always seen competition this way? No. Competition is like a breakup, just because you survived one doesn’t mean the next one won’t hurt the same, to the contrary, you hurt the...

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Find YOUR Motivation

 Look great. Be healthy. Run a marathon. Loose weight. Revenge. Feel better. Whatever your motivation is to start working out, you need to find it, and after you find it, you need to find other little reasons to keep you going. Summer is here. Can’t quit, won’t quit. Make others notice. Don’t set back. Keep the weight off, etc. So where do we find it? That’s pretty easy, most people are not satisfied with how they look. A study by the Social Issues Research Center shows that 80% of women over the age of 18 are unhappy with what they see in the mirror. Men also show an increase in dissatisfaction as their age increases. So, the motivation is probably...

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