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Inspiration for those who warrior on

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I came up with the top reasons I’ve become a full-on workout warrior in hopes that something will help you get your exercise on.  


I asked my friend, Sarah, to share the story of her fitness journey with my readers. One of the reasons is because I knew her journey, like mine, has seeped into all aspects of her life. I find it so exciting and inspiring to learn how a jouney toward physical health can be a journey …

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I started putting my needs first last year with giving myself my 30 minutes at the gym. This whole blog is about how doing so has pulled me out of depression and given me a life back.

Why drink water? Becca’s tips for drinking more water: Carry a refillable water bottle with you every where. Aim for half your body weight in ounces (e.g. 140 lbs person drinks 70 oz. of water per day) Add lemon or lime juice for flavor or for fancier ideas: fruit infused water ideas. Drink a glass …

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I’m not going to tell you how to exercise. There are plenty of gyms, videos, and professionals for that. I just want to tell you how exercise has changed my life and encourage those who are not physically active to start something! First, however, I am going to give you permission to take time out …

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Day 2: Eat Well #30daysofGrowth

June 2, 2018

Having written extensively on this blog about my eating disorder and my current journey back to fitness, I didn’t feel like I was the one to discuss this subject. So, I’m sharing content from others.

First, I wanted to share this excellent article discussing the benefits of eating well on mental health, which is obviously near and dear to my heart. How Healthy Eating Helps

In an unhappy twist, good nutrition can help at times of stress, but that’s exactly when lots of us tend to eat less well. According to a recent survey nearly half of Americans overeat or eat unhealthy food to cope with stress. In fact, it’s not just that we’re seeking creamy comfort—our stress hormones actually give us the munchies. -How Healthy Eating Helps,

Now, I have, obviously, learned a lot during my recovery and certainly in the past 13 month on my fitness journey. So, why not share from the man who has been teaching me the past 13 months?

Aaron Nash, the owner of my fitness facility, Platinum Fitness. Aaron has started hosting a radio show on BBM Talk Radio every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. EST, in order to share his fitness and nutrition knowledge with a wider audience. Below is a past episode where Aaron and another coach of mine, Mike DeLeo discuss quick fixes, mindset, and nutrition habits. I hope you enjoy it and encourage you to listen live, because you can call in with any nutrition questions you may have.


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