Tag Archive: getting in shape

Jan 21

How Much Water Does Your Body Need To Lose Weight?

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Water is life, and clean water is health. – Audrey Hepburn Well, Ms. Hepburn was certainly right. Water is an important element for so many different reasons. Let’s start with us: we’re made up of about 50-75% water depending on body composition. Water is responsible for a multitude of different body functions – regulating body …

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Jan 18

The Power of Broke: Sharpen Your Shark Points

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I stumbled upon this great blog by Daymond John, one of the founders of the clothing line FUBU (For Us By Us), which launched his career and propelled him into the multi-millionaire status.  Daymond is involved in many business ventures, one of them being on Shark Tank, which I’ve watched on occasion.   This blog is …

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Jan 02

STOP Bashing Fellow Competitors!

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Over the past few years I’ve seen an increasing number of FB posts from competitors that trouble me. Posts that are mean-spirited at best, and downright derogatory, spiteful, hateful, nasty, and well…just plain embarrassing to someone (me) who’s been in this industry for over 40 years. What am I talking about? The shaming and belittling …

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Aug 07

Motivation IS NOT your ticket to success

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Here’s a FB post by Pauline Nordin of Fighter Diet. Several years ago I wrote a series of blogs on this very subject. One of my favorite sayings is, “If motivation and inspiration doesn’t lead to perspiration, then they’re simply wasted words.” I still believe that motivation and inspiration can be an initial start, but …

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Aug 07

Things I Wish I Knew About Bodybuilding and Competing But No One Told Me – SweetCapri

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My friend, Amanda Eva, of SweetCapri fame, is known on the east coast as a force to be reckoned with. A lil’ Mighty Mouse, so to speak, so when she ‘speaks’, Doc listens. Amanda pulls no punches in this great read on the competitive side of the fitness industry. We’d all like to think that …

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