Motivation

FEAR & UNCERTAINTY

The most common reaction in a fear situation is the attitude of “I can’t” This feeling stops us from taking action. Are you scared of running in public or on the thread mill? Maybe you have self-discipline problems and can’t control your appetite for food. Perhaps you have self esteem issues. Fear paralyzes action. Aristotle […]

Motivation

RE-TRAIN YOUR MIND

Most people try to lose weight with the worst state of mind possible – They jump into diets/exercise plans out of desperation. They get obsessed with results, focus on quick fixes and lose sight of sustainability and even their health. Rather than focusing on the good that can come out of weight loss – such […]

Motivation

BULLYING OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE

The prevailing notion in athletic environments is that overweight people cannot and will not succeed at fitness. Overweight people get bullied and harassed for all sorts of reasons. Society has a prejudice against overweight people. As children reach teenage years, they are particularly sensitive to the criticisms of others. Some teenagers, especially girls, if taunted […]

Motivation

BODY-SHAMING

Did you ever stop and think about how often we are told to change our appearance?  Magazines constantly offer tips about how to lose weight “in days,” appear slimmer “instantly,” and hide our “imperfections”. This is body-shaming and it is everywhere – it somehow makes us feel connected and united. It has become the norm […]