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Top 5 Ways to Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution

The New Year provides the necessary motivation to fuel ambitious change. While motivation is a requirement of change, it alone does not guarantee success. Change requires hard work, sacrifice and time. Above all, a successful New Year's Resolution needs a solid plan made up of realistic goals, firm targets, rewards...

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Top 5 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Change is sometimes necessary but not necessarily easy. As quickly as some resolutions are created, they are discarded and forgotten because resolutioners realize that change takes work. Creating a goal and putting a plan into action takes time and effort. Though difficult, this time and effort will eventually turn into...

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Top 5 Exercise New Year’s Resolutions

Exercising more is a great resolution. It can help you lose weight, build muscle, make daily tasks easier to perform and improve your overall health. Here are a few specific ways you can make your exercise resolutions more effective. 1. Start Off Slow. Most people have an ambitious New Year's Resolution...

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Ken’s Diet and Fitness Progress (with pictures)

Since September 2013, I've been chronicling my diet and fitness progress with the help of numbers, graphs and pictures. I regularly keep track of my calorie intake, body weight, body fat percentage and strength numbers in the gym (squats, deadlift and bench press). About once a month, I analyze relationships...

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Why a New Year’s Resolution Fails

It seems as though we go through the same song and dance every year. Come January 1st, everyone starts thinking up ambitious resolutions to transform themselves from unhealthy couch potatoes into health nuts overnight. They define success as perfection. This is a good thing, right? If everyone stuck to their...

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How often should I change my workout?

To get bigger and stronger, you need to stimulate your muscles through exercise. It's not so much the exercise that makes your muscles grow (although exercise is needed), it's the change from doing nothing to forcing your muscles to work that causes them to respond. Change If you keep doing the same...

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