Why Motivation Isn’t Enough

26. September 2016 Discipline, Fitness, Motivation 0
Why Motivation Isn’t Enough
Motivation. That word turns up everywhere, doesn’t it? In social media feeds, Instagram posts, Twitter hashtags, inspirational Pinterest pins, and beaucoups of book and blog titles. When I type “motivational” into the Google search bar, the first results that pop up are “Motivational Quotes,” “Motivational Quotes for Athletes,” and “Motivational Workout Quotes.” That’s a pretty ...

The Importance of Pumping Iron – Part I

The Importance of Pumping Iron – Part I
Have you ever heard the term “prison workout”? It’s used to describe a routine that mimics the kind prisoners are (perhaps stereotypically) known to do. These burly chaps are proof that it doesn’t take fancy equipment to create fit physiques. A pair of dumbbells, a pull-up bar, and some space to do push-ups and sit-ups ...

What Christians Can Learn from the Olympics

What Christians Can Learn from the Olympics
Since its revival in 1896, the world has been captivated and inspired by the valor and skill displayed at the Olympic Games. Across the globe, millions of people, from avid sports fans to wide-eyed toddlers, watch in awe as mere mortals perform jaw-dropping feats that hearken back to the heroic roots of the competition. Even ...

Fun Cardio Workout That Makes Time Fly

08. August 2016 Cardio Workouts 0
Fun Cardio Workout That Makes Time Fly
  If you read last week’s post, then you know cardio isn’t just for dropping pounds; it’s for staying healthy no matter your size. It’s no secret that cardio and I aren’t exactly kindred spirits (any Anne of Green Gables fans out there?). I would much rather bench press or deadlift for an hour straight ...

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Cardio

01. August 2016 cardio, Fitness 0
8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Cardio
  As much as I would like to be like my friend Rachel who genuinely enjoys running (she’s completed 12 half marathons and one full one ),I just can’t seem to get into it. I would much rather lift weights for an hour than go run around the block for five minutes. It’s the same ...