Three Keys to Overall Health

keys to health

Last month we talked about motivation. Motivation is an important part of achieving and maintaining health. But there are other elements, as well. In fact, there are three key things that make up our overall health — faith, physical health and overall wellness in your life. Let’s see how we can tap into each of…

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Harness the Power of Motivation for Health

When I define motivation, I look at two components. First, motivation is the desire or willingness to do something. Second, motivation is made up of the reasons for behaving in a particular way. Motivation, when encouraged, is a powerful force in our lives. Motivation and Health Motivation is a critical part of maintaining a healthy…

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Five Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer

Most celebrities these days have a personal trainer because it’s a large part of their jobs to be physically fit and look their best. But you don’t have to be paparazzi-bait or a millionaire to be able to reap the benefits of personal training. Here are five reasons why you could benefit from a personal…

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Pump Yourself Up – But Not in the Way You Think

When you think of working out, do you assume it’s all about the muscles, the cardio, the pain? If so, you’ve got a problem. But it’s not a problem you can’t fix. You can turn your mind around so exercise isn’t such a chore. Here’s how. Don’t go in with the idea of “no pain,…

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Get Your Brain on Board for the Journey to a Healthy Body

Self-talk — everybody does it, and it greatly impacts your whole world. When you’re getting ready to work out, do you say, “Self, you are pretty awesome. You’re going to get out there and get fit, have more energy, live a longer, happier life”? Or does your inner monologue sound more like an old-school drill…

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It’s All about the Mindset


Let’s talk about mindset.  A mindset is an intention, which is an act or instance of determining mentally upon some action or result. It stands, then, that when we intend to do something, when we have the right mindset, we are more likely to achieve our goals. Charles Thomas, Personal Trainer says, “When  a person  has the…

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