Monthly Archives: December 2013

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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS OF 2013

Sports shows this time of year feature compilations of the years’ highlights and milestones, edited for their ultimate viewing pleasure. If you are a fan it’s always captivating to relive the amazing physical feats, come-back wins, and poignant moments, and wonder what twists and turns are in store for next year. But with due reverence [...]

By |2013-12-29T18:14:40+00:00December 29th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

THE NEW GYM QUEST – PART 2

THE NEW GYM QUEST – PART 2 In a perfect world, each of us has the means and opportunity to select THE perfect gym from several options. More likely, though, geography or price narrows the pool—the one geographically convenient is too expensive, or the one right priced is farther away than anticipated—leaving us in a [...]

By |2013-12-26T18:12:36+00:00December 26th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

RELIABLE, DEPENDABLE MOTIVATION – YES!

A reminder that resilient exercise motivation it IS possible, whatever your level of fitness. Achievement feeds exercise motivation, and Iron Footprint Fitness fuels your motivation to stick to and grow your routine by revealing all the ways you CAN achieve, and how to display all the ways you DO achieve. A reminder this IS realistic, [...]

By |2013-12-24T00:01:16+00:00December 24th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

‘EASY’ FITNESS

Semantics, how words are interpreted, can sometimes get the best of us. Just the other day one of my students blamed missing an assignment due date on the semantics of ‘misinterpreting the date listed on the syllabus and the tone of how it was listed’. Hmm, I suppose I ought to applaud his creative, unique [...]

By |2013-12-18T19:23:21+00:00December 18th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

PERMISSION TO ACHIEVE, ONCE AND FOR ALL

Just because you juggle the gym with work, family, and untold other variables that slam your schedule doesn’t mean you are a second-class engager. Nor should you concede your own activity due to some creepy comparison-based pecking order. You have as much right to: the weight machine as one who uses more weight… the good [...]

By |2013-12-16T17:28:22+00:00December 16th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

HERBS, ENZYMES…AND APPS?

Yesterday I watched a trainer use an App to determine what a client should take to help lose the final 5 pounds toward their target weight. Backstory, gym behavior being public, I was on a cardio machine next to the client so couldn’t help but witness the story unfold. The client complained about not being [...]

By |2013-12-14T23:39:29+00:00December 14th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

THE HOLIDAY SEASON EXERCISE BEAT-BACK

Warning: the holidays can be hazardous to your health. Every holiday card, store entrance, and advertisement should be required to carry the warning. The obvious is for overindulging in the season’s trappings – food, drink, parties, and to-do lists. But the real hazard is when the season’s overindulgence is mixed with its under-indulgence - exercise. [...]

By |2013-12-12T21:13:40+00:00December 12th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments