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Why It’s Easier to Go Skydiving Than It Is to Run a Mile (and Why It Matters)

Back in 2008, I faced one of my biggest fears — I went skydiving. I had made a bucket list...
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How to Use the Power of Focus to Get the Results You Want

My favorite workouts are the ones where I get totally lost in the zone — and I feel like I...
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6 Things I Learned From Running a Marathon

When I was in the tenth grade, I tried out for the track team. I didn’t try out because I...
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Why “Aging Gracefully” is Bullshit — And Why Women Need to Quit Doing It

I adore Madonna. I love her music, yes, but I love her as a woman a million times more. In...
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How Learning About Your Health Will Help You Transform It (And Your Body Too)

Back in 2002, I was newly married with no job and no kids — which meant that I basically was...
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What Bruce Jenner Can Teach Us About Weight Loss

Last week, I watched an amazing documentary about Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner. Aside from the inspiration of Bruce staying true to his...
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What Happened After I Quit Drinking for a Year

This past week marked my one-year anniversary of not drinking. And I have never felt so good in my life....
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Why Momentum Matters More Than Motivation – And How to Get It

You know those mornings where you have a workout planned, but you wake up completely unmotivated and say “No way,...
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How Your Inner Mean Girl Keeps You From Losing Weight — And How to Shut Her Down

You know that friend, the one who never has anything positive to say? The one who constantly criticizes other people...
Bigger Is Better

Bigger Is Better

Around the time I decided to quit dieting and trying to lose weight, I signed up for a nutrition class...