Tag: goals

Even Small Accomplishments Can Have A Huge Impact On Your Fitness Goals

When it comes to your fitness routine, no small accomplishment should go unnoticed. Even if it’s a tiny victory, it’s one baby step closer to reaching your goals or maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. Throughout the day, there are plenty of chances to quit, to make an unhealthy choice, or to “give up” on

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Running When You Don’t Want To Is Still Rewarding

Running is so rewarding, even when we aren’t running. It gives you a boost of confidence, increasing your self-esteem, improves your health and revs up your metabolism—rungry anyone? One of the things I have learned from running is accountability. When I have a scheduled run, I make sure that I get out there and get

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How to conquer anything you put your mind to

Balance is one of the keys to living a healthy life. In our own individual journeys, we experience different struggles and triumphs that are uniquely ours, molding us into the people we become. Running reminds me a lot of this journey. We learn that when we put our minds to something, we can achieve it.

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Best Ways to Stay Active This 4th of July

The 4th of July is a not only a celebration of the red, white, and blue, but it is a time we get together with our family and close friends to let loose and ring in the summer. Before you help yourself to barbeque food, alcoholic drinks, and desserts, remember that just because it is

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Running Towards Goals

I read on Twitter (follow me @newschixOxO or @nylifesupply) that it was exactly six months until Thanksgiving yesterday. Time really does fly. But it’s it ironic how six months ago and six months ahead can feel like an eternity and a blink of an eye? In my perspective, six months is enough time to achieve

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Casual Running Picture Challenge

When working towards a goal, especially a fitness-orientated goal, we find that we must challenge both our bodies and our minds. The body will learn the rhythm of the constant contracting of muscles in orchestrated movement. Your mind will repeat lyrical motivational mantras to the beat of your drumming heart. Runners are constantly on a

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Spartan Strong

I have a few 5ks and a half marathon under my fitness belt, but those seemed like a piece of cake compared to my first Spartan Race. I had been training since late winter for the 5k plus 21 obstacles, but because my half came first, focused more on my running than weight training. Finally,

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