Fitness

How to Workout When Morbidly Obese

How To Workout When You’re Morbidly Obese

  In 2010, I found myself close to 300 lbs. I sat in my living room while eating a sleeve of Oreo cookies – wallowing in self despair. I had let myself go. A few years prior, I was very fit.   The accumulation of an abusive marriage, PTSD, crippling depression, and anxiety fueled vitriol. …

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Create Smile-Worthy Moments with Your Kids

One of my favorite things to do with my three children is to create using our imaginations. Some of their fondest memories are when I take the time to be silly with them. Right now, they’re ages 11, 8, and almost three. I try to foster creativity through play! Some ideas you can do to …

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How to Stay Motivated Long-Term

How to Stay Motivated Long-Term Whether you want to lose weight, build more muscle or improve your overall fitness health, having a workout routine that you enjoy doing is essential. Instead of adopting the exercise program of some bodybuilder on YouTube, you should do what works for you. After all, your body knows what it …

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10-Minute Total Body Workout for Your Work Break

These days, it seems like I never have enough time. Between seminary, working FT, my blog, home business, and having three kids…well, it isn’t always easy finding time to work out. Even my NANBF-certified bodybuilder husband, Kirk, has had a hard time fitting in his workouts since Christian was born…and he’s a stay-at-home dad! My …

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How My Fitness Transformation Helped Me Find Love

My Fitness Transformation Most of you know by now I lost a ridiculous amount of weight. I wasn’t always that big though. I was in an abusive marriage, and ate my way to 275lbs in just a few years. I was suicidal, suffering from PTSD and severe anxiety. One night I was up by myself, …

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