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FEBRUARY 8, 2017 BY PERSONALLY FIT I enjoyed watching the Super Bowl this Sunday and I realized our most hated rival at Personally Fit is Excessive Body Fat and his notorious teammates – Bad Cholesterol, Type II Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, etc. And the truth is the chances of defeating body fat once and for all are not good. That’s right, as…
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Who wants to experience discomfort? I don’t think any of us would choose it!

  However, most people say they want to lose some weight and get in shape, but when they feel some discomfort, they quit. Look at your life when you overcame a major financial, physical, or mental challenge. Going without so you could save for your first house. How about training for a sport when you…
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It’s the New Year’s resolution that you make over and over again! “This is the year that I’m going to lose that extra weight, the year that I’m going to finally get in shape.” Have you struggled to be consistent with your workouts and healthy eating habits? Have you been a false starter like so…
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During the period between Christmas and New Year’s, I often like to reflect on the past year and look towards the upcoming one. Of course, we’ve got a new baby in the family, so I’m a little out of my routine! I would encourage you to think about your health and fitness over the last…
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So it’s the week before Christmas and 70 degrees in North Carolina, so certainly not a Christmas winter feel like I got used to growing up in Colorado. But we had such a great day at the gym that it really has put me in the spirit of the holiday. Those of us in the…
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At 54, it’s been a while since Coach Chris has done a powerlift challenge. “We always talk about goal setting at Personally Fit,” he says, “and if I want my clients to stretch themselves, I have to lead by example.” Coach Chris has competed in 2 powerlifting meets that use the three lifts he chose…
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Several things are running around in my mind that lead me to this post, all around the concept of weight loss and why it’s so darn difficult to accomplish! What 5 pounds of fat looks like! We are running our Maintain, Don’t Gain program right now where we are offering support through the holidays to…
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To make fitness part of your busy life, you have to be committed. Vanity is obviously a motive to get into shape, but it is often short-lived. Ask yourself why being fit is important to you: • Long-term health? • Confidence? • More energy? • Wanting to feel good? When people find out that I…
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NOVEMBER 8, 2016 BY PERSONALLY FIT   Never say never! Cookies, cake, beer, and bagels are not “off” your low carb or low calorie diet. It’s just “not now” time. Experience teaches us this: If I tell you that all your dreams will come true if you simply stop eating rutabaga, I promise you I know what’s…
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Don’t give in to Fall Football Flab!

If you are not working out, start! Give us a call and get 8-12 workouts to kickstart your efforts. If you are working out, keep it up and set some goals for yourself. For example, I have set a 1,000-pound challenge for myself for the remainder of 2016. This consists of three lifts – the…
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