Since the dawn of the fitness industry, cardio has been used by bodybuilders and novices to achieve one goal — decrease body fat percentage.

It is not a secret that many athletes want that six-pack and the first thing that is associated with nice-looking abdominal muscles is cardio…

However, is…

Affirmation or self-talk is the internal dialogue with the subconscious mind of an individual, and well, the truth is that affirmations can be both a positive and a negative self-talk.

We tend to engage in self-talk in our routine by thinking or speaking about ourselves, our lives, and our current…

Oftentimes stress will manifest when we carry over yesterday’s concerns into our present day concerns. An accumulation will almost always end up in a high stress level. Therefore, we must be able to “dump” all of our concerns from the previous day or days and concentrate wholly on our today.

So here are 3 stress busting tips

- Stress Busting Tip #1

Resolve right now to release every thought from yesterday and be only mindful of the now…. this thought only…this breath…this moment. Take in three very deep breaths and slowly release each one.

At the same time feel each…

The term “balance” implies that there are opposing forces in play, each trying to pull in opposite directions.

In this case, those forces are namely, well, your workplace and your personal life.

Now, if you don’t know what you’re seeking to accomplish, both personal and professional, it’s easy to sink…

When you hear the word fitness, what probably comes to mind is the gym or the monkey bars in the nearby park.

But is that all there is to fitness, or does it have a deeper meaning that we don’t really understand?

Well let’s start here — If you look…

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel less than great. Low, grouchy, fed-up, and bored are all words you could use to describe what I’m like on those days and I’m probably not the best company. The thing is, days like those are part of the deal with…

As humans, we are creatures who think, do and say out of deeply embedded habits.

Each habit can either be productive or destructive for our long-term personal development, health and wellbeing.

In reality, if you think about it, your current life situation and state of being, are a direct reflection…

Nowadays, most people see training, nutrition and other self-care activities as something time-consuming.

But what are the things you can do on the day to day basis, without using up most of your wake time?

Well, the truth is there are MANY small things you can do on the daily basis to improve your overall quality of life.

In this article, we’ll give…

Every person has certain behavior patterns and habits that are, in some way, toxic for the overall quality of life.

One of the crucial things (in the context of maximizing life quality), is to recognize those habits and work on them.

Without further ado, allow us to share some of the more common toxic behaviors and habits, which can be found in the majority of the population

#1 Excessive Need For External Validation

Many people do…

Life is full of ups and downs and sometimes has a few sideways thrown in too. When things go wrong or don’t go as planned, or when something happens to throw us off balance and doubt ourselves it can be tough to deal with. After all, we all want things to go well and to end up as ‘winners’. But life will always throw challenges at us, and we can’t control everything. Nor should we try. It’s not what happens to you but what you do with what happens to you that makes the difference. Here are three easy ways that you can always come out on top.

1. Focus on Your Strengths

We’re a bunch of contradictions — sorry to break it to you. Sometimes happy, sometimes sad; sometimes hopeful, sometimes pessimistic; sometimes childish and sometimes mature. …

Juli Colotti

My name is Juli Colotti. I own a personal training studio in NY. I am also a habit and lifestyle coach. I help women grab life by the horns by creating habits.

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