Have you ever come across a girl who couldn’t see her own beauty? Perhaps she’s felt pressure to look differently than she does: longing for a different body type, comparing herself to girls in fitness magazines and/or struggling to get over bad past experiences that altered her self-perception.
Lately, I have been hearing stories about how most women (and even men) are petrified of the gym or eating clean. Well one way or another, they have all been guided down a wrong path or some are listening to the horror stories of friends or family.
Experiencing stress at work happens almost daily. You may have a deadline to meet, a grumpy boss or a demanding client that infuse tension into your workday. That said, there is no way to get rid of stress completely, so it’s how you respond to it that matters.
To compete or not to compete…that is the question. Recently, I’ve received a lot of messages inquiring about how to get started in fitness competitions. Competing is an amazing experience, but you must be READY to commit and have the right resources in place to help you achieve YOUR best! Here are five things to consider.
Every minute of my day is planned in advance. From how I spend my minutes to what I eat, it’s never left to chance. Call it OCD. I suppose it’s not a bad thing. In fact, it’s a pretty responsible way to live.
To be successful in accomplishing goals, one must possess certain qualities. One must be driven and motivated. One must also have the ability to stay focused on the goal and to be able to push through obstacles along the way. Although possessing all of those qualities is helpful for goal attainment, we must be careful to not get too consumed.
Adequate sleep is key for healthy living. It’s as important as a nutritious diet and regular exercise. That said, it’s easy to take it for granted. In our effort to squeeze more things into our days, sleep often gets neglected.
So you’ve finished your contest prep or have met a weight-loss goal. Congratulations! But you may be saying to yourself, now what?
We all put so much effort into our physical appearance. We get our hair done, manicures and pedicures. We do cardio, lift weights…and the list goes on. Physical beauty is great and all, but what does it count for if we are unhealthy on the inside?
I visited a sports doctor a while back when I was having other issues with my legs and he had orthotics made for me. They definitely helped but I thought they would've prevented any further issues. I was wrong.