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Survivor Meets The Biggest Loser

Survivor Meets The Biggest Loser As I go into my 8th week on Wake Island it has occurred to me that we are going through an experience that is a lot like Survivor the TV show and also some of the same characteristics as The Biggest Loser TV show. We have all been put on a small island with limited resources and have been asked to perform a...
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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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Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone You hear people talk about it all the time, you are in your comfort zone but what does it really mean?  Your comfort zone is that place where we all live in the routine of our lives.  We like doing things that we are familiar with and that way there are no surprises or any chance of something “bad”...
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The WHY!

The WHY! Why are you working out? Why are you here on the GooBurner’s team page reading this? Why are you pushing play? Why are you studying P90X, Insanity, Pump, and watching YouTube videos to decide if you even WANT to push play? You can do all the research and planning you want, but if you haven’t asked...
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Find Something You Love

Find Something You Love If you have been following me then you know that I not only love P90X, but I also owe getting back my health to it.  So it should come as no surprise that I think P90X is the best workout system and that everyone should be doing it.  While that may be true I recently learned a very valuable lesson from my...
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Saving Money

Saving Money We are all on a budget.  Some of us have tighter budgets than others.  But we all have to think before we spend, whether it be on fitness, food, or anything else. After spending 2 years (yes, I started P90X way back in March of 2010) eating right and exercising, I’ve learned a few things about getting...
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The Answer

The Answer I get asked all the time about how to stay motivated. Starting P90X / Insanity / Power 90 / etc. is not hard! Staying with it is what’s hard! So many people start strong but fade fast.  Either they cave in to the diet and don’t see results, or they get tired and start to skip workouts, or they let...
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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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P90X2 a Slam Dunk

P90X2 a Slam Dunk Many of you may not know of or follow the blog of P90X and P90X2 insider Steve Edwards (you can find him on the BB website http://steve-edwards.blogspot.com/).  Back when P90X2 was in the formation stages, Steve passed along many of the previews on his blog. He’s also been very involved with following the...
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Getting Nutrition Right

Getting Nutrition Right What phase of the nutrition should I start with?  When should I switch to the next phase?  At 30 days?  After 1 round?  How many calories should I aim for? There are so many questions that come to a person’s mind when going through P90X or any of the Beachbody programs about the nutrition, and they...
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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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