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    Another Year Wiser

    Every year I set goals for myself and what intention I want to set for the entire year. However, I don’t do this on New Year’s like everyone else, I do it on my birthday. I love my birthday, it is a time to reflect on what I learned about myself the previous year and make new goals for the new year. The only way we get better is by reflection. You have to know what you want more of and what you want less of and have a plan on how to make that happen. I will be 44 in one month, now I may kid around about my…

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    Let’s Get Real, Shall We?

    Where are you at in your fitness regime? Are you making gains, seeing results, feeling stronger or are you struggling with a specific exercise or lagging body part? If you are then we want you to join us for our 100 Rep Challenge for the month of August. We have challenged our clients to pick an exercise they want to improve on or a lagging body part that want to bring up to par and for the entire month of August will do 100 reps of that exercise every single day for those 31 days. Of course, this will be split up over several sessions throughout the day. So for…

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    Lasagna Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

    Ingredients: • 2 c spaghetti squash • 2 c low sugar spaghetti sauce • 1 lb of lean ground beef or ground turkey • ½ c part skim ricotta cheese • 1 c part skim shredded mozzarella • Fresh chopped parsley is optional Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 2. Poke holes in spaghetti squash and place in microwave for 2-5 minutes to soften. 3. Cut squash in half and place cut side down on a foil lined baking sheet 4. Place in oven and cook for 30-40 minutes 5. Be careful when handling because it will be hot, I use an oven mitt when handling. 6. Using a fork…

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    Staying Motivated

    Staying Motivated! There are many different ways a person stays on track with their fitness and nutrition patterns but the ultimate one is to remember where you came from or maybe where you’re at right now. If you have lost a significant amount of weight and feel unmotivated to hit the gym now- remember why you began the journey in the first place. Did you like struggling to find something to wear? Did you like the way you felt in a crowd of people who you felt were in better shape? How did you feel after indulging in junk food? Those are the past emotions you need to use to…