Sweet Surrender

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Surrender.  That word keeps popping up in my life whether I want it to or not.  I hear it on the podcast sermons I listen to.  I hear it in the Christian songs I listen to.  I even heard it in the movie, Bruce Almighty inadvertently, when I was trying to change the channel to football, it got stuck on TBS during the part where Bruce (Jim Carrey) was screaming out I don’t want to play God any more, I surrender.   That was definitely a God thing trying to get...

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3 Ways to Unlimited Energy

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We only have 24 hours in a day.  So much to do, but so little time.  My question to you is how efficient are you with that time?  It’s not about doing more with your time, it’s about being more effective with your time.  One of the biggest barriers and challenges I hear from my clients as a fitness professional is a lack of energy and honestly, something I struggle with from time to time.   Many of us are just trying to survive the day and not thrive....

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Be Your Authentic Self

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What if you showed up in 2018 bigger than you ever have before because you have faith in yourself through faith in God?  There is only one you and you have so much to offer the world.  Believe in yourself because you are beautifully and wonderfully made.  You are God's masterpiece. 

I pray this video speaks to your heart.  Maybe your only goal for 2018 is to be your authentic self.  Love yourself for who you are right here and right now and for who God created...

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3 Strategies to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life and Stay There

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It is significantly more challenging to get in shape than it is to stay there.  In fact yo-yo dieting can be one of the hardest things on your body and your metabolism.  I tell my clients work hard to get in the best shape of their life and then do what it takes to stay there.  Maintenance of your fitness is much easier than the road getting there.

My challenge to you today is to decide to get in the best shape of your life no matter if you are 20 or 80 years old.  Every...

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For 2018 Choose Self-Compassion not Self-Hatred

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Only 17 more days until the New Year and you are ready to make this your best year ever.  You are sick and tired of being sick and tired.  You are ready to get in the best shape of your life.  But you have been down this path before.  Determined to get healthy and fit you make the same New Year’s resolution year after year, but just a few weeks into the New Year you give up on your goals and dreams of being at your ideal weight and looking fantastic. 

What is...

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5 Ways to Honor God with Your Bod

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Have you ever stopped to think about what an amazing gift our body is?  It truly is a miracle if you really stop and think about it.  God gave us this incredible body that can do mind boggling things.  But we often take this gift for granted. 

Think of your eye sight alone.  The eye consists of the retina, pupil, iris, cornea, lens and optic nerve.  It has 137 million light sensitive special cells that sends messages to the amazingly complicated brain. ...

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Body Image Gone Wrong

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No one should feel less than because of the way they look.  That’s a pretty powerful statement and not one many believe as I have come to learn in my last 25 years in the fitness industry, including myself. 

Our self-worth seems to be very much tied into our body image for both men and women.  For many years that is what the fitness industry was all about and it still very much seems to be all about, the way we look.  We get wrapped up in thoughts like,  am I...

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Expect a Miracle

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I am a very driven person.  I have always found a way to be successful in my career or in athletics.  I would push myself by learning whatever I needed to do to become successful at it.  I remember the first year I transitioned out of health and fitness full time and into pharmaceutical sales.   A decision I made that I felt was in the best interest of my young family at the time. 

The first year of pharmaceutical sales I hated it.  I didn’t want to...

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