Category Archives: Fitness

How to Cultivate Intelligent Movement for Mind and Body

By: Anastasiya Goers  Do you feel that exercise is punishment? That’s what I used to think growing up every time that my Mom tried to send me in for sports. I used to think, ‘How can a person enjoy all that sweating, pain and discomfort?’ Instead, I loved to dive into the fictitious world of […]

How to Keep a Fitness Journal

Keep a fitness journal You maybe one of those lucky people to whom healthy lifestyle and exercise come naturally. But for a vast majority of us, it takes a lot of hard work and will power to even form a regular habit. I’ve struggled with it, over and over again. Once I get into a […]

The Key to Fitness and Lasting Weightloss

A guest post by Linda Formichelli of Happy Fit Coaching  Do you struggle to lose weight and get fit? Here’s what I hear from 90 percent of my female wellness coaching clients: “I was thin when I was a teen, then I put on weight when I went through a divorce/when I hit 30/when I […]

Health Problems? How to Feel Inspired, Empowered, Uplifted and Hopeful in 5 Minutes Flat

By Mary Jaksch If you’ve ever struggled with ill health, you’ll know how disempowered a visit to a surgery or hospital can make you feel. If you’re accompanied by a friend or family member, doctors will often turn to them to ask, “How is she feeling?” – as if we’re not even in the room! […]

New Habit on a Slide? This Three-Point Strategy Will Get You Back on Track

By Mary Jaksch Did you make a resolution to start a new habit a while ago? Maybe you were determined to start exercising, lose weight, get up early, stop smoking, start meditating, and so on. What happened – did you manage to establish a new habit? Or is your new habit on a downward slide […]

Strengthen Your Inner Core With a Little Soul Training

A guest post by Katie Tallo of Momentum Gathering I’ve been working out lately – getting stronger, more lean, flexible and energized, but not in the way you’d think. I’m not talking about swinging kettle bells or running 5K every morning. Nope, I’m talking about something else – something I’ve learned from swinging kettle bells […]

Want to Establish a Good Habit? Use This Secret Mental Force

By Mary Jaksch Have you ever wanted to establish a new habit but then your motivation wavered and waned? You are not alone. It happens to most people. Many people who wanted to join the Fitness Challenge wrote that they were nervous about losing motivation along the way. One person said (echoing the concern of […]

6 Hacks to Make Fitness Goals Reality

A guest post by Scott Dinsmore of ReadingForYourSuccess Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. ~Tom Robbins Last year I ran an ultramarathon, swam across the San Francisco Bay and climbed Mt. Shasta. All of these were firsts for me. I am crazy about fitness challenges. Not only do they help […]

Get Sexy, Sleek and Social with the Great Fitness Challenge

A guest post by Courtney Carver  of Be More with Less While there is rarely a bad time to start a new exercise program, the beginning of a new year screams, “Start Now!” For the first time in many years, I don’t have a big weight loss resolution or appointment with a trainer to set […]

From Flab to Fit: The Great Fitness Challenge

By Mary Jaksch Do you want to go from flab to fit? Do you want to lose weight, increase strength, and become more flexible? Do you want to improve your health? If so, here’s your chance. This post is the start of the Great Fitness Challenge 2011. I’ve found that what really helps on the […]