Why Some People Quit And Some People NEVER Give Up

April 7, 2009

By Tom Venuto, CSCS, NSCA-CPT www.BurnTheFat.com Throughout my 18 years in the fitness industry as a trainer, nutrition consultant and motivational coach, I have noticed that some people who start a nutrition and exercise program give up very easily after hitting the first obstacle they

Your Fitness Future Foretold: 20 Predictions for the New Year

January 4, 2009

Check out this New Year’s article from my partner Tom Venuto. Tom is better writer than I am and I am so grateful that he lets me share all this awesome content with you on my site. Your Fitness Future Foretold: 20 Predictions for the New Year By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Happy New

Inspirational Quote of the Day

July 2, 2008

Seek out inspiration each and every day. Set realistic goals, and take the necessary steps to achieve the goals you have set for yourself. Surround yourself with people that motivate you to be better. Our mind is the biggest obstacle we face and it is also the most powerful weapon that we

How to Get Everything You Want in Life

May 25, 2008

Are you getting everything you want in life?

If you’re not, then raise your standards.

Most gym goers I know probably think they’re trying hard to reach their goals. But, how do you really know?

Are you *really* working hard enough to reach your goal? Do you compare yourself to your friends, co-workers, and/or your peers in/out of the gym?

How do you know if your routine and efforts are truly effective? And is that effort going to take you to your desired goal?

After going to the gym for the first day, or the first week, month, year, or years, you have in your mind an idea of what your standard is. The word standard is defined as “a degree or level of requirement, excellence, or attainment.”

Your standard basically becomes the minimum amount of effort that you’re willing to put forth into your life and your workout each time you get out of bed and each time you enter the gym.

People who’ve earned their wealth and fortunes, and people that worked hard for their bodies have a lot in common.
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