Posts Tagged ‘motivation’

The Fallacy of Fitness in the City

What happens when people take “fitness fun” and social media too far? If you are active on social media these days, you can definitely relate to what I’m about to tell you. Personally, I love keeping up with my friends, family, and the wide variety of people that I’ve met throughout the years. Time is…

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Halevy Life’s Best Blogs of 2017

What a year it’s been huh? With 2017 nearing it’s end, I think now is as good a time as ever to look back at what I believe are the best blogs from this past year. Have a look, and check them out if you haven’t already! 3 Tips to Boost Your Powerlifting Total –…

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Make Your Bed or End Up Dead

Are you really alive if you’re not free? Would you agree that at least part of you would be dead? If so, you must keep reading. What does freedom mean to you? I think we can all agree that freedom encompasses our desire to live, think, and do as we please in our quest for…

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The Dark Side of Getting Strong

I’m about to tell you something that you probably don’t want to hear. First and foremost, when people say that they want to lose weight and get fit, whether they know it or not, to some extent they actually want to get strong, too. The fact is that strength training is a crucial component of…

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Opinion: "When Muscle Confusion" is a Good Thing

One of the biggest scams in the fitness industry is the idea of selling programs to deliberately “confuse” your muscles, which will magically incinerate fat and spur muscle growth. The reality of these programs on late night infomercials is that the people making and marketing them have no idea what the hell they’re doing in…

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Opinion: Should You Listen to Your Body?

Hitting the gym entails a lot of different factors. We have goals, whether it’s to lose weight, put on muscle, or run a 6-minute mile. They require motivation and drive to elicit the change we’re seeking. This motivation probably comes from some sort of realization; it could’ve been a humbling doctor’s visit or even a…

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Opinion: The Verdict on Vegan

A recent post on Twitter sparked a firestorm when a nutritionist explained why she couldn’t recommend anyone to follow a vegan diet. Her reasoning was that it was hard to eat safe and healthy while being 100% vegan, a perspective that was met with tons of backlash and angry posts. It’s hard to dissect the…

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Opinion: Why You Should Let it Go

Do you remember the feeling you used to get when you first started working out? The tinge and tremor of excitement. Euphoria, motivation, gratification, and the want for more. But then one day it’s all gone. You’re going in and doing the same old stuff over and over again.  Progress slows, and that awesome feeling…

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“Why” Bother?

You know you should work out and train for the goals that you’ve set for yourself. And once you’ve found your “why,” you might not need anything else to get strong, sexy, and healthy. Today’s article is the second part of a piece that I started last week, in which I encouraged you to find…

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What is your “Why?”

Do you know the one question that can put you on the path to fitness and health? Find that question and its answer, and you might not need anything else to get strong, sexy, and healthy. As a fitness coach, I often see people struggle with consistency and motivation when it comes to fitness and…

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