Confidence is built upon the experience of success

Confidence is built upon the experience of success. When we begin anything new, we usually have very little confidence because we have not learned from experience that we can succeed. It is true that success breeds success. Winners focus on past successes and forget past failures. They use errors and mistakes as a way to.. Read more →

Motivation – Intrinsic vs Extrinsic

Intrinsic Motivation- doing something because you love it. The experience is the reward. Extrinsic Motivation- doing something for a reward or to avoid negative consequences. When I started working out, it was so that I could lose weight for a vacation. I didn’t want to look fat in my bathing suit. My motivation was based.. Read more →

Remember, it’s all about sustainable and maintainable

Remember, it’s all about sustainable and maintainable. There’s no point in getting in shape if the methodology is not sustainable and the results not maintainable due to how they were achieved in the first place. (because if the methods used are not sustainable, then neither are the results you achieve using them). The longer time.. Read more →

Let’s talk hormones

We talked about thyroid testing and female sex hormones in previous posts. Let’s talk testosterone. Testosterone is needed in both men and women. It is very important for those of us who are active and want to feel good. It aids in muscle building, recovery, a sense of well being, healthy estrogen levels (as testosterone.. Read more →