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How to Use Leverage to Your Advantage in Weightlifting

 Leverage and weightlifting Lever Arms in Weightlifting Cheating Doesn’t Help There are many ways to “cheat” on a lift, and in some (RARE) cases there’s an advantage to doing…

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Sore Joints? Try This for an Exercise Workaround

 Step-ups for Sore Knees Sore Joints?  Try This for an Exercise Workaround Introduction Compound exercises – ones that work more than one joint at a time – are awesome,…

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How We Program Routines at Fit in 20

Ashna Varma Deadlift, 180 lbs for 12 reps

 Ashna Varma Deadlift, 180 lbs for 12 reps   Knowing What Exercises to Give a Client When I program routines for my clients, they are based on client goals…

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A Workout for Those Who Don’t Have Time to Work Out

TRX Basic 5 Minute Routine

? TRX Basic 5 Minute Routine A Workout for Those Who Don’t Have Time to Work Out You Need to Work Out I don’t think I need to convince anyone…

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Do You Know How to Pat Yourself on the Back?

Discounting the positives

 Discounting the Positives Do you tend to only see the”bad” things you do? Are you unable to see the positive contributions you make to society? You may be engaging…

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Are Your Thoughts Generally Positive, or Negative?

Depression 10 Mental Filter

 Depression 10 Mental Filter Why we tend to filter out the positives in a situation and focus on the negatives. Also how to combat this tendency. Pessimism as a…

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STOP USING LABELS

Depression Series 8 Labelling

 Depression Series 8 Labelling How to effectively deal with the cognitive distortion of labelling   Do you “Do You Call Yourself Nasty Names?” “We are our own worst critics.”…

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It’s Gonna Be Baaaaaaaad…

How to deal with the Cognitive Distortion of "Jumping to Conclusions"

 Depression 7 Jumping to Conclusions How to deal with the Cognitive Distortion of “Jumping to Conclusions”   Do you “Jump to Conclusions?” I’ve been guilty of “Jumping to Conclusions”…

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Negative Thinking and Depression #2: Dealing with Persistent Negative Self-Talk

Depression 6 The big 3 Image- 28-2-18

? Depression 6 The Big 3 “A discussion of the cognitive distortion of All-or-Nothing Thinking.”   Negative Self-Talk: The Poison Within I care greatly about reducing depression and anxiety for…

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Depression : A Thinking Problem

Depression : A Thinking Problem

? Depression as a Thinking Problem “How we can treat depression by changing our thinking” How Thoughts Affect Our Mood When we’re thinking unhappy thoughts, we will be unhappy. It’s…

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