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10 Ways to Bust out of a Rut


Here’s the thing.  The fitness journey can feel monotonous.  And generally speaking – it really is because you continuously are sending your body the same signals (eating healthy, working out, sleeping, etc) over and over.  As fitness pros – we feel you.  Eventually we can tire of the same exercise circuit or meal lineup.  But, simple tweaks in our weekly routines can have the power to stir up new enthusiasm and even push us to the next level in terms of physical change, metabolic function and mental game. At the end of the day, we want you to avoid any inkling to throw in towel or fall off track.  So it’s important to have a list of go-tos in those instances you feel like you’re in a rut.

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7 Ways to Maintain Motivation during a Weight Loss Plateau

Let me first say, I get it. Plateaus can be painful!

Even if we mentally prepare ourselves to expect them on our weight loss journeys, they can still be extremely frustrating when we actually hit one. For many, plateaus prompt self-doubt or even desire to quit the program.

Before we throw in the towel, however, it’s important to understand what a plateau really is as well as the many ways we can overcome one.

Insight into this common part of the weight loss process can help us see past the temporary stumbling block and ahead to the definite progress to come.


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Why Your Routine Isn’t Getting Results

When you get up the motivation to begin a health journey, you're ready for results.

In fact, you're likely tired of the way you've been living for a while - feeling out of shape, carrying extra pounds....

Unfortunately, our routines don't always meet with our immediate expectations. Maybe we even find ourselves sidetracked after enjoying some initial success. What gives?

While we should expect a certain ebb and flow in our progress, sometimes it becomes clear that we've stalled out along the way. Whether we're in a motivational rut or hit a physiological plateau, figuring out what's not working for us is the first step in rebooting our process. Read on to see which of these problems may be slowing or blocking your success. 


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