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Dairy of a Pole Dancer: First Class

About 6 months ago I was ready for a change. I'd been dragging my heals in regards to going to the gym, and I wanted to try something new. That's when I discovered pole fitness. I had thought about it before, but had never taken action, and being in the workout rut that I was,… Continue reading Dairy of a Pole Dancer: First Class

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My Unexpected Experience With Weights

I’ve recently joined a gym and have had a few sessions with a personal trainer. This is great, because I’m doing exercises I wouldn’t normally do on my own, and I’m being pushed to work harder. Weight training isn’t something I’ve done much of before, but with my personal trainer by my side, I’m excited… Continue reading My Unexpected Experience With Weights

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Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

Paragon Fitwear is a relatively new company who sells, you guessed it, Fitwear! They have both a men’s and woman’s range, plus accessories. Their ethos revolves around intrinsic motivation (so motivation from within rather than from external sources) and the Three C’s: Challenge – Push yourself, accomplish your goals, and see your strengths develop. Choice… Continue reading Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

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My Personal Trainer

So yesterday I had my last free Personal Training Session with a woman named Alex. It went really well, and I’ve decided to keep going with her. She’s so fun and I feel like we have a lot in common, and I’m so excited to be working with her! Once I decided to continue, she… Continue reading My Personal Trainer

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My Latest Motivation!

I had a dream last night. It wasn’t an epic battle, or a visit from a loved one and I didn’t wake up having had an epiphany, or had my life changed. I had a dream that I looked in the mirror, and I was thin. I was nearly at my goal weight! I was… Continue reading My Latest Motivation!

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Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Review

I’ve done it! I’ve completed the whole 12 weeks, plus 4 weeks pre-training! Like I’ve said all along, I loved it! There were times when it was really hard, but I pushed through and I did it! I’ve already written posts reviewing the Pre-Training, Weeks 1-4, and Weeks 5-8, so I won’t talk about them… Continue reading Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Review

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Does 3500 Calories Really Equal 1 Pound Experiment Results for 1 Month

Alright, well the month of July is well and truly over! It’s time to post the results of my “Does 3500 Calories Really Equal 1 Pound” During this experiment I tracked my food intake, my calories burned, my weight, and my body fat and muscle percentages. Unfortunately I lost it around day 22 and starting… Continue reading Does 3500 Calories Really Equal 1 Pound Experiment Results for 1 Month