January Challenge: Nothing Fancy, Just Straight Weight Loss

Perhaps it’s fate that January 1st is a Monday. It’s a good place to start for rebuilding a body. And after the last few days of Christmas goodies, I desperately need it. For this January challenge, I am going a bit more elaborate than usual. You can follow along if you’d like, and feel free to modify any part of this plan.

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Challenging Myself: Putting My Foot Down on 600 Calories

So, last week I wanted to do my net 600 calorie diet. Unfortunately, I gained a pound over the week. This was not because my diet failed, but that I failed it. In theory, my plan for 600 calories has merit. However, I seem to lack the proper motivation to see it through. Am I capable of practicing any kind of restraint or have the mindset to address my issues?

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How to Be Realistic When Challenging Yourself

A lot of people will set astounding goals to reach. Unfortunately, many of them will try to go beyond their grasp. Don’t get me wrong, reaching for the stars is good – as long as you keep one foot on the ground. Challenging yourself is a great way to find your limitations and discover more about who you are. Just be realistic when you do so.

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How to Challenge Yourself to Get Into Shape…and Succeed

In reality, your strongest opposition to being healthy is yourself. You can make excuses why you can’t exercise, but it all boils down to not having the motivation do get into shape. There’s always something you can do that benefits your life. All you need is a way to challenge yourself.

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June 2017 Fitness Challenge: 50 Pounds to Go!

I have 50 pounds to go before I am at my original goal weight. There’s doubt I will lose that much inside this month, but I will still strive to lose at least 15. I have five full months to get down to Captain America size. So, what am I doing for my June 2017 Fitness Challenge here on Crossing Colorado?

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