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Motivation Secrets

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

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The Wisdom of Joda

Following the Wisdom of Joda........
Try Not ! DO ! ! !

Realized that if I never ever try, I can never ever do......
Realized that there is truly never ever an always........
or a never ever, because when I try, it becomes a will be !
So, I will follow the Wisdom of Joda, realizi...

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How to recover from a slip

First, don't beat yourself up is very important. Next, pick yourself up and remember all the healthy choices you had made prior to the slip, write it out if needed. One weak moment does not a failure make. Try to reach out to others who will not berate you or make you feel guilty for your slip. ...

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BE YOUR OWN CHEERLEADER

You are your biggest competition, and also your own worst enemy. Many times we blame others for holding us back when the truth is that we are responsible for the end results that we get. When you see yourself in the mirror are you satisfied with what you see or are you constantly wondering how you c...

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The dark recesses of the mind

I have lost as much as 100lbs. before and still was not happy. Along with the weight I seemed to have lost my mind. This time I will be more aware of the mental aspects and find ways to deal with those set backs as I fore see them. The link below is very realistic:

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Fear and Guilt: What if? and Why?

I don't have any secrets of success because I haven't been particularly successful. Losing weight ... yes, I know how to do that. Keeping it off ... I've never experienced it. I do know fear kills motivation.

Fear of "what if I can't .... lose it or keep it off?" In the moment, there's ...

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Hope this isn't a best-kept secret!

As I always say when writing a secret.....this is really no secret as everyone and I mean every one on sparkpeople.com is doing it! What is it you may wonder? Well, it is being a member of sparkpeople.com.

This is my best weight loss journey secrets that I share with everybody I meet who wo...

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The joys of dancing!

Set yourself free! Be what you dream you can be, if only in your mind! Turn on the radio, and when nobody's around, start dancing! You may be terrible but when nobody's watching, who cares? Move your body, get your pump, and flood your system with mood elevating endorphins. There's no wonder th...

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Find something you love

I have found, and so have so many other people out there that just to LOVE what you DO makes you WANT to go out there and do it. For a long time I ran on hills, and it got me results, but I HATED it- eventually to the point where I quit. At that point I was only doing it under peer influence, and th...

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Terrific Fitness Secrets

Read my other Secrets Of Success instead of giving up today.

FITNESS S.O.S.

I hear your call for help with fitness. Today I am revealing my fitness S.O.S (Secrets of Success) and my exercise S.O.S, yes there is a difference. Let's discover the difference:

Fitness: Condition of...

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