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FITNESS SPRING TRAINING | 7 TIPS TO FRESHEN UP YOUR FIT LIFE

 

It’s finally here. SPRING.

 

Time to chuck off the bulky sweaters, watch the snow melt and get ready for sunshine and warmer weather – yay! Hard to believe that here in Portland (and so many other places around the country, for that matter) we were up to our eyeballs in snow and ice just a few short weeks ago, right?

 

Well, if you’re like me you’re probably thinking about doing some spring cleaning around your home or office. This is the perfect time to do a little self-care “spring cleaning” as well, and to freshen up that tired winter fitness routine. This can help you clear out the old mental clutter that may have accumulated and reclaim that sense of excitement and motivation you felt back in January. It’s also a good time to assess your progress and review areas of your life that could use some extra TLC. Here are seven ideas to get you going.

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Fitness Tips | 12 reasons you’re working out but not getting the results you want

 

Hey, let’s talk about your fitness results… Or lack there of.

Are you working out, eating well (hmm, mostly) and still not seeing a difference in your clothing size?

SO frustrating, right?! Well, I’ve got some tips that can help you figure out what you need to do to get those measurements moving in the right direction. Chances are you’re doing some of the right things but you may be getting held back by one or more of the following reasons:

 

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Step Two: How to get fit in 2016

 

Yesterday we talked about the most important thing you need to do to get fit in 2016. If you didn’t get a chance to check that out, click that link back there and then come back here.

Now that you’ve figured out the most important thing you need to do the next question is, who’s going to hold you accountable and cheer you on? Yes, you can certainly do it alone, but a growing body of research has shown that having at least one support and accountability partner can make all the difference between your success and failure.

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THE NUMBER ONE thing you need to do to get fit in 2016.

Wildfire Fitness goal setting 2016

 

Most people go about setting health and fitness goals for the New Year the wrong way.

They’re excited about the turn of the calendar. They know they ate too much over the holidays and that they haven’t been exercising. All the commercials on TV talk about weight loss and show the latest celeb endorser testifying about the amazing results they get. It’s the New Year, just make a resolution like everybody else. But, why? Why should you give your level of fitness… or lack of fitness, a second thought? What’s the point?

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WHY YOU NEED SLEEP DURING THE HOLIDAYS.

why you need sleep during the holidays

 

For many people the holidays are a particularly hectic and stressful time of year.

Schedules seem jam packed even on normal days, but now there are family get-togethers, holiday parties, extra food prep, shopping and more. It may be tempting to skip a few hours of sleep to get it all in, but that’s a bad idea for your health and will actually only lead to even more stress.

 

Getting enough sleep each night is vital to your fitness as well as your long term health.

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HOW TO STAY FIT DURING THE HOLIDAYS.

How to stay fit during the holidays

 

For many people Thanksgiving is the start of a very busy season filled with family functions, get-togethers with friends, shopping, holiday events and, of course, making and eating the special foods and treats we only enjoy at this time of year.

 

With all that’s going on, it’s important to have a plan so that you can both enjoy the season AND avoid holiday weight gain. If you haven’t given it much thought before, there’s still plenty of time to create a strategy for yourself and get to work.

Here’s how:

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