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One Bite at a Time

One Bite at a Time So I get the message.  For a lot of you it is just too much change at one time for you to start working out six days a week and to also change all your nutrition habits at the same time.  You feel overwhelmed and you quit shortly after you started because it is just “too much to handle”.  I know...
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Exercise and Alcohol, Hand in Hand?

Exercise and Alcohol, Hand in Hand? Just because you’re logging hours on the treadmill and embarrassing Arnold in the weight room doesn’t mean you can put the cast of Jersey Shore to shame in the bar and not have consequences. One does not cancel the other. There are some major side effects, including packed-on fat, slower...
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Re-Dedicate

Re-Dedicate Sooner or later it happens to everyone.  You are in a great groove, working out, eating healthy, and then something in your life changes and knocks you out of that groove. It can be your job all of a sudden requires you to travel, your kids’ schedules change as they get older and more involved with after...
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Body Beast

Body Beast Beachbody’s awesome pipeline of home workouts seems to be hitting on all cylinders lately!  Les Mills Pump was an awesome multipurpose resistance based barbell program to help both men and women shed body fat and tone up faster than any program ever developed. Then, of course the most anticipated program...
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Commitment

Commitment I am finding out lately from talking with others and answering questions from team members that there is a real issue with COMMITMENT!  I personally understand the problem as most people can talk about doing something about their fitness, watch infomercials and relate to the people they see and maybe even...
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How to Get Fat

How to Get Fat For those of you dying to know the secret formula for getting fat and staying fat, you are in luck!  These are the top 10 ways to reach your obesity goals!  I wish I’d come up with this list on my own, but I borrowed it from a very informative article from Livestrong.  And I can vouch that this list is...
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The Office Workout

The Office Workout I recently moved to a different office after working out of my home office for the past several months, so going to an office feels different now.  I have worked out of an office for most of my engineering career, but what I have found out now that I am in this “new” office is that my overall health...
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Surprise! You Are Accountable

Surprise!  You Are Accountable I recently set up a Fall Challenge for the GooBurners team as I wanted to get people motivated again and for us to all share in the experience as a small dedicated team.  Nothing brings people together like struggling together on the same task as you encourage, motivate, and help each other achieve the...
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I Wish

I Wish “I Wish, I Wish, I Wish”; I hear this all the time from people when we are talking about getting into shape.  I Wish I had a six pack, I Wish I could just lose 10 pounds, I Wish I was in better shape. It is easy to talk about what you want and to wish for things, but quite another thing to have to earn...
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Fall GooBurner Team Challenge

Fall GooBurner Team Challenge Attention GooBurners — everyone who has been dogging it, slacking off, floundering, struggling with their workouts and/or nutrition, just needs to get back on track, or is ready to try P90X for the first time: I’m calling you out!  Are you satisfied with the effort you’ve made toward your health and...
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Quit Your Crying

Quit Your Crying We all fall into ruts.  I have had great success with P90X and have even gone so far as to teach it to others as the one “leading” the workouts.  However after achieving a certain level of fitness I started to explore other areas such as the One on Ones and Insanity to keep pushing myself and my...
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Keep Your Core Tight?

Keep Your Core Tight? You hear it over and over again from both Tony Horton and Shaun T.  Keep your core tight, but what does that really mean? Let’s face it when you first start out doing the exercises you are trying to learn the moves, trying to do them with intensity, trying not to bonk or burn yourself out, and trying to...
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