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Have you ever felt judged at the gym? Do you have the feeling that everyone is staring at you when you’re working out? Recently, a friend of mine talked about going to the gym and feeling judged. She was going to the gym with her husband and she isn’t familiar with the machines in the […]

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Shortly before I wrote my last post, I Am A Binge Eater, I weighed in for the first time in a long time. Stepping on the scale was something that I was trying to avoid. I didn’t want to know what my weight was. Honestly, I just didn’t want to feel like a complete failure. […]

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Happy Friday everyone and Happy New Year! It’s a late edition of Five Things Friday but I’m getting one in this week! I hope your new year has been going in the right direction for you. It’s a new month and it’s been pretty busy here in the Gillis household. The new baby arrived in […]

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Taking A Break Is A Good Thing

by Willie on October 27, 2015

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After being sick for over a week and being on vacation, I finally feel back on track for the first time in awhile. I just felt off balance. After coming back from vacation, it took me a whole week just to readjust to life again. I felt really sluggish. I felt tired. I just felt […]

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I want to start off this blog post by apologizing for the slight absence. The majority of last week was spent being and feeling sick. While sick, I made the decision to skip the gym until I felt better. This decision made me think about why you shouldn’t go the gym when and/or if you’re […]

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Recently, I was talking to a friend about getting back into the gym and getting back into running. She was exercising at least 3-4 days a week and then she just stopped going. Life got in her way. She got frustrated and just kind of stopped. I told her to just stick with it. Make […]

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Workout Roadblocks

by Willie on April 30, 2015

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The first half of this week has been somewhat crazy when it comes to getting workouts in. Monday started off with an INSANE thunderstorm. I’ve never seen anything like it. I was at the gym when the storm was in the beginning stage. I got 75% of my workout done which was all of my […]

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For the past few months, I’ve been working on my strength training aggressively. I’ve been working on trying to increase strength overall. I’ve also been trying to work on some weaknesses that I have with certain body parts. My left hamstring and left glute is also both really weak and it’s been affecting my running […]

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It’s Monday! I woke up this morning and REALLY didn’t want to go to the gym this morning at 5 a.m. To be honest, I was in that mindset last night before I went to sleep. I walked around the house for about 20 minutes contemplating if I should go. I put on my gym […]

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