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By |December 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 […]

By |December 29th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

TO THE FITNESS HAVES AND THE HAVE-NOTS (soon-to-be-haves)

T minus five days to resolution day – and extreme demarcation between the fitness haves and have-nots at the gym.

To the fitness haves, the uber-fit, the regulars of the regular – be patient and realize no one intentionally took ‘your’ machine, or locker, or shower stall, or blow dryer. No dirty looks, or scowls, […]

By |December 27th, 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 |December 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. […]

By |December 24th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

NEW GYM FOR 2014? START INVESTIGATING NOW: THE NEW GYM QUEST PART 1

If joining a new gym is on your new year’s resolution horizon NOW is the time to do your research, yes research. With the investigative prowess of NCIS, Elementary, Monk, or Dragnet, don’t leave any stone uncovered to make sure the gym fits you, NOT the other way around. […]

By |December 21st, 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 […]

By |December 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 […]

By |December 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 […]

By |December 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 – […]

By |December 12th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments