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Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

I’ve been teaching Group Exercise classes for quite a while now and I have to say—the thing that irks me the most—is when the same people find excuse after excuse not to try your class when they actually really want to. I know people that for over three years now have used the “I have [...]

October 4, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Motivation 0

Just Do It

Just Do It

It had been a really long day at the office. I was tired. It was late. I was hungry, grouchy and did I mention tired? It was 8:15pm, the sun was already setting and I just didn’t feel like running. I work out all the time, I’m going to work out tomorrow, I’m injured, I’m [...]

May 29, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Lifestyle, Motivation 3

The Perfect Conditions

The Perfect Conditions

As a Group Exercise Instructor, one of the excuses I hear most often for not coming to class is “I have to get in shape before I come to your class.” Um… color me confused, isn’t that what class is FOR? It is indeed. There are numerous people I can think of who have fed [...]

April 8, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Lifestyle, Motivation 1

Your Game Plan for a Healthy Superbowl Sunday

Your Game Plan for a Healthy Superbowl Sunday

Finally! The holidays are over, you’re full swing into your new year’s resolution… and then it arrives… Superbowl Sunday. The first “holiday” of the year, synonymous with laziness and an overindulgence in food and alcohol, here to test your willpower. Maybe for you, it’s no big deal, but for the majority of Americans, this is [...]

February 3, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle 0

7 Easy Ways to Burn More Calories Every Day

7 Easy Ways to Burn More Calories Every Day

Whether you are an all-star athlete or live a sedentary lifestyle, we could all use a little more movement in our lives. In the last several decades, our technology has advanced so much that it has rendered us inactive and lazy. Here are seven ways to help increase your daily activity, burning more calories and [...]

January 30, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Lifestyle 5

The Best New Medicine

The Best New Medicine

I bet you want to know what it is, huh?! Well, it’s not new. I just put that in the title to trick everyone who think sthere’s always something new and cool on the market that’s going to make them look like a supermodel or give them special powers. Sorry, this is not a new [...]

January 13, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Motivation 6

Top 7 Excuses for Not Exercising — BUSTED!

Top 7 Excuses for Not Exercising — BUSTED!

There are plenty of excuses (some may call them reasons, but I call them excuses) why you can’t get to the gym, can’t make healthier choices, etc. The truth is, they’re all a bunch of crap. If you really, truly want to make a change, you will. All the words you use to explain why [...]

January 9, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Motivation 2