Motivation Monday

Posted: January 2, 2012 in Articles, Music, Quotes

2012: Respect yourself.

Are you ready? I’ve got a ton of motivation for the first Monday of 2012! (Which, side note, does anyone else have a hard time remembering to write 2012 instead of 2011? Yeah, I do.)

magazine has listed what they call their best cardio workouts. Need to mix things up? Try one!

Are you someone who needs accountability to succeed? That’s okay! Tons of people need to keep a food journal or fitness log and there is nothing wrong with that. Here are a few to look into:

Celebrities make goals for the New Year, too! Read about a few here.

Fitness magazine’s Motivation Rut Busters.

Are you a runner? Want some solid tips? (Who doesn’t!?) Women’s Health magazine gives the 101 Greatest Running Tips.

My Jams — All Solid Weight-Lifting Songs:

Breaking the Habit by Linkin Park

Numb/Encore by Jay-Z & Linkin Park (A little explicit, sorry…)

N***** in Paris by Jay-Z & Kayne West (Also a little profane, sorry!)

Words of — and for — Strength

“Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles, it empties today of its strength.” -Mary Engelbrett

“Faith. It does not make things easy, it makes them possible.” -Luke 1:37

“Pain makes you stronger; tears make you braver; heartbreak makes you wiser; so thank the past for a better future.”

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”


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