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Take Care of Your Injury Sooner Rather Than Later

The following post was written by Dan Czajkowski a Physical Therapist from Athletico Physical Therapy, Wheaton East. We’ve all been there at one point or another. Dealing with daily pain can be a constant ritual of our day just like eating breakfast or combing your hair. It can be easy to accept that getting older comes […]

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Loving Your Goals Past January

Yes, setting resolutions or goals is awesome. It drives us to evolve and lights the fire. But sometimes, we get so caught up in the destination, that we forget to fully engage in the present. We can get frustrated when we are here, but want to be over there. If we keep focusing on what […]

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Whoa – what did you just ask me?

Recently, I read an article that reminded me of the beauty and power of a well-placed question that can change the course of your life.  The subject of the article was productivity tips from young entrepreneurs.  It was filled with some great, expansive ideas on how to be creative, focused, and energized so you can […]

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Be around the people who give you high fives.

In his previous blog post on “The 25lb Push,” Jeremy Bradley mentioned, “stick with people that lift you up.” This is incredibly important, especially when you are making lifestyle changes to meet your health and fitness goals. Are your friends aware of your goals? If not, tell them! Let them know your goals, why they […]

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Staying fit and healthy over the holidays!

I have been encouraged to post holiday fitness and health tips. But I have never been one to believe there is a silver bullet or a list of 10 things to do to keep fit over the holidays.  Everyone is different.  Everyone has different needs.  Everyone responds to holiday stress in different ways. The best […]

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Engage your core

In every one of my training sessions, I’ve always been told to engage my core. In workouts, you always want to engage your core for an ab workout. You would be surprised at how much a strong core is important for an everyday life. You use your core everyday when you sit up, sit down, […]

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Start of Summer Stress

The beginning of summer can be very stressful. Whether it’s starting a new job, or the end of an old one, change is stressful. This winter/spring has been a little strange when it comes to weather, so that had an impact on moods. Now the weather is picking up fast and it seems as though […]

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Don’t Delay. Do Something Today.

Stop saying you’ll do it tomorrow, there’s no time, you just don’t FEEL it today.  Take care of yourself today, and thank yourself tomorrow.  Whether you eat right or hit the gym, do it today.  Because today is the beginning.  Exercise to be fit, not skinny.  Eat to nourish your body, not fill it.  Don’t […]

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Yes, You Can Be Fit!

I am working on some speeches that I am going to be giving in April, and I was anticipating the question that gets asked many times…. “What is the one thing that a person can do to get fit?” Or said in a different way, “What is the single thing that gets in people’s way?” […]

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