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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 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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Muscle vs. Fat – Is the Difference What We Think?

Okay, we've all heard it, "Muscle weighs more than fat." But what does that actually mean? That statement is actually not very descriptive, it should be, "Muscle has a higher density than fat." That's what's going on here. The density of muscle is 1.0599 grams in every cubic centimeter. The density of fat is 0.9094 grams in… Continue reading Muscle vs. Fat – Is the Difference What We Think?

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Getting Back on the Weight Loss Wagon After an Extended Hiatus

One of the hardest things I find with the weight loss battle is finding the motivation to start again after falling off the wagon. My last blog post was 2 months ago now, and that's about the time I fell off the wagon. The first couple of days are always the same. You say to… Continue reading Getting Back on the Weight Loss Wagon After an Extended Hiatus

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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

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Top 10 Fitness Motivational Pictures

Hey Everyone! This is exactly what it sounds like, my favorite 10 pictures to motivate me! All of these are from Pinterest, which is my favorite site to go to for motivation! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.