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Month: April 2017

Three things to create success

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Did you know there are a few things that you can do to increase your rate of success on a daily basis?  Surround yourself with positive people.  Since your mind determines what direction you go in and the decisions you make lead to actions, you may want to rethink your circle of influence.  It doesn’t […]

The fight is never over

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I was listening to a motivational youtube video yesterday and one phrase stuck in my mind from what the speaker said.  There are those (many) times you want to just throw in the towel and give up on all your efforts moving forward.  In the long term, what does that do?  It just gives you […]

Repetition

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As I sit here and try to think about my blog for the day a question pops in my head.  “What does it take to get real results?” If I were to sum up success I would only use two words ACTION and REPETITION.  Motivation is the initial start to action.  Some of us get […]

Are you a snoozer?

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What time do you wake up in the morning?  With everything we have going on, waking up an hour early everyday can help you achieve so much more in your day.  After all, what would you do with an extra 5-7 hours in your week?  If you find yourself running out of time on a […]

Steps to success

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In everything we do in life we have a plan for our future.  We save for retirement, we have an education plan from kindergarten through college, and we have payment plans to payoff things like our house or car.  With all of these plans there is an end result.  What is your future health plans? […]

Do you love it?

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This blog message is absolutely inspired by my pastors Easter message yesterday.  He talked about how we need to love God first and everything else will fall into place.  Everything we do in life is driven by love.  “You are what you love.”  We only focus our attention on the things we really enjoy when […]

Water, the ultimate resource

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How much water do you drink on a daily basis?  Did you know that you are dehydrated when you wake up in the morning?  The best thing you can do is to drink 16oz of water first thing. Water will fire up your metabolism (I drink it when I feel tired and immediately I will […]

Discipline

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Definition of discipline (Wikipedia) “Discipline is when one uses reason to determine the best course of action regardless of one’s desires, which may be the opposite of excited.” One of our clients here at Elite asked me if I would write about what discipline means to me personally.  I know everyone views it differently.  When […]

When to increase your weights

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When you are training with weights, most are not quite sure how or when to increase their weights.  A few things to make sure of is:  Is your form is still correct? Is your range of motion compromised (as you increase weights you may not be able keep the same depth)? Have you’ve completed a […]

#truth

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I saw a post from a trainer in DC this morning on Instagram that said “Some people want to use exercise as a punishment for being overweight.  They don’t realize that their diet is delivering the real punishment.” This can’t be further from the truth and what I preach all the time.  You can’t out […]