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4 Ways to Uncover the Motivation to Lose Weight

10 Nov
woman and cake

Motivation is an easy kill. Of all its opponents, food cravings pose the greatest threat.

Swimsuits, skinny jeans, doctors’ orders: Which is most on your mind? The promise to commit to a fitness plan is always a personal one, yet one we break time and again. No matter what sparked your momentum, staying the course is central to weight loss success.

Here, a glimpse at the nuts and bolts of motivation, plus tricks for finding the enthusiasm to get moving when simply thinking about exercise seems like a workout in itself.

1. Take Cue
Motivation, by its nature, varies in degrees. Internal Medicine specialist, Deborah Neiman, MD, Medical Director of Step Ahead, a weight loss center in Bedminster, New Jersey, describes it as a transient force. Like a gust of wind, she adds, it can go as quickly as it comes and it just ruffles us up when we “feel it.”
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Run for Your Life

24 Oct

woman runningBack in 1984, experts feared running to be a potentially harmful activity for those over the age of 50. Now, a 20-year Stanford University study suggests the opposite, reporting that running may promote a longer lifespan by delaying the early onset of cancers, neurological diseases, and infections, among other leading causes of death.

Are you ready to pick up the pace and slow down the aging process?

Here are the sites that can help you make the move from the sidewalk to the fast track:

Visit: Runner’s World For: Information that can take beginner’s to the next level.

You’ll also find:

Visit: About.com For: A concise yet comprehensive collection of information on how to run, nutrition for running, and road racing for beginners.

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Ladies in the Cage: Model Attempts MMA

12 Sep

The ultimate fusion of beauty and fitness, the newest Woman v. Workout video finds host Lauren Berlingeri at Tiger Schulmann’s with MMA pro fighters Louis “Goodnight” Gaudinot, Jimmie “El Terror” Rivera, and Lyman “CYBORG” Good. Does this knockout have what it takes to convince you to take up MMA training? Check it out for yourself!

 

Look Even Better this Autumn

27 Aug

Falling in LOVE with the idea of longer-looking, leaner legs this fall… which means looking even better in skinny jeans and leggings. Here’s a great way to kick things into gear, from YouTube 3V: Curtsy Lunges for Sexy Legs.

Source: youtube.com via 3V on Pinterest

 

QUESTION: What are your fave moves for sculpting oh-la-la gams? Are you doing lunges? Step-ups? Spinning? Tell me in the comments.

Image via Pinterest: Fit Style