Your Weight Does NOT Define You

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Guest post by Dane Hamada  Not surprisingly, many Strongfigure readers voice their concerns about "weight" : Maintaining "ideal weight" Gaining weight Fluctuations in weight Being a slave to the scale Dropping fat Belly fat Plateaus and … [Read more...]

How to Become the BEST Version of Yourself

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Guest post by Dana Hamada Balancing Fitness and Adulthood: Not an Easy Task.  Recently, we (the Strongfigure Insider's Group) discussed on Facebook, "If you could travel back in time and give yourself training advice, what would that advice be?" To paraphrase, my advice would … [Read more...]

Feel Young Again With Mobility

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If you could go back, let's say ten years, and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be? Go easy on yourself. There are times to push and times to just remember breathing. ((Deep breath now)) Relish in the idea of your transformation before it happens. Start eating … [Read more...]

Trick Your Body into Craving Better Foods

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When my dad died in 2010 from liver cancer--a cancer that started in his digestive tract but was found too late--I declared my 2011 New Year’s Resolution to be that I would give up sugar for one whole year. Do it for my dad. Be a role model and inspiration. Why sugar? Because … [Read more...]

Erik Checked Me Out and it Changed My Whole Life

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When I first started attending the gym regularly, I had no clue what I was doing there. Naturally, I hopped on the cardio machines, put in my time, and left when I was sweaty and finished. One of my favorite stories to tell people is the story of the first time I ever saw Erik … [Read more...]