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Battle of the Bulge

We all struggle with temptation. Its just our nature. The key to beating the urge is faith, strong will, and the outside support and encouragement from others.

CONFESSION: I have a mad sweet tooth! How do I control it? My morning French vanilla coffee and the occasional visit to Swirll. :) Moderation is key; not deprivation! There is no magic pill, wrap or potion. Quick weight loss and temporary diet plans, prepackaged meals are all just a gimmick. To transform your body, you must transform your lifestyle. This is a journey; a trying process that begins from within. So many lose weight quickly and then decide to "take a break" from whatever "program" catapulted them to success. Well, NEWS FLASH, you can't "take a break" from a healthy way of living; eating clean and exercising regularly, and expect not to regress!

If you have been on a mission to revamp the reflection in the mirror and aren't seeing results, chances are, you may be missing a crit…

Better Than You Were

It's not about being better than any other person. It's about being better than you were yesterday. We have but one life, one body. Cherish today. Take care of yourself. Mental, physical, spiritual, and financial health all go hand in hand. Start today with what is within your grasp. #FaithHonorObedience 
I may not be all they want me to be, but I am all HE wants me to be. And though I stumble and, at times, fall flat on my face; I will always get up and push past my shortcomings. I must lead by following. "For [HE] has overcome the world." ~John 16:33

Sculpting Long, Lean, Feminine Muscle

Today begins Week Two of my new training regimen. Designed to help me achieve a leaner look, I have reduced the weight I have been accustomed to lifting over the last year. Incorporating a greater rep range with less resting between sets, the increased intensity will help me to slightly reduce the muscle mass I've gained from lifting heavy while adding more definition. My exercises and muscle group splits remain unchanged. It's simply a change in the manner by which each is performed. I must admit, the intensity left me with serious DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness)...without much "delay"! That soreness is proof that your workouts are working! Push yourself beyond your breaking point! 
Whatever your personal goal may be, there is a plan, that if followed, will get you to where you want to be. Just gotta be a "B.E.A.R." ... Believe. Enthusiasm. Action. Results.