Inspiring Story – Gruesome, but Inspiring

The opening is a little on the gross side, but who can deny how truly inspirational this guy is? We all get injured at one point or another, and sometimes you might find yourself wondering, “Am I ever going to get over this? Am I ever going to get back to where I was…?” I don’t know about you, but this video makes me feel like I can do whatever I set my mind to.

What is your goal? Focus your efforts on it, and get after it! Don’t give up! You can do it!

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Friday, July 1st, 2011 Video No Comments

Shake It Off, and Step Up

So much of fitness and health exists in the physical realm.  What are we eating and drinking?  How much and what kind of exercise are we getting?  Are we sleeping enough or pushing ourselves too hard?  The reality, though, is that so much more of true health and fitness exists between the ears.  While knowledge and wisdom are certainly aspects that impact what we do and how we are physically, I’m talking about the mental battles we find ourselves immersed in.

Who has looked in the mirror and hated what they see?  Who has experienced a minor injury and quit working out altogether instead of just backing off of the exercises specific to that injury?  Who has missed two workouts in a week and decided to write off the entire week?  Who has had one horrendous garbage day of eating only to forget what healthy eating looks like?  Who has been so overwhelmed by the heaping helping of life on their plate that they just shut down? › Continue reading

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Friday, November 19th, 2010 Fitness & Wellness No Comments