Author: Don Sturgill

Unwind, Unlock, Unleash: The Fast Metabolism Diet

Do you wish you could find a diet plan that would not only help you lose weight … but also allow you to eat realistic amounts of foods you enjoy? Wouldn’t it be great if that diet also cut you free from the need to count calories and worry about how many grams of fat […]

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time to exercise FIT Academy

How to Find Time to Exercise: 3 Essentials

  The stay-at-home mom, the aerobics instructor, and the CEO of Nike all have one huge thing in common: Just like you, they all get 1,440 minutes each day to get things done. That’s why “time management” is a myth. You can’t manage time. It comes in a set amount every single day. What you […]

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Jackie-Joyner-Kersee FIT Academy

When’s the Best Time to Exercise?

It’s better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret. (Quote attributed to Jackie Joyner-Kersee) Time has a way of bringing out the truth. Let’s say there are two friends, fresh out of school and beginning their first jobs. They’re both healthy and trim. We come back ten years later and compare […]

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Here’s Something Nobody But YOU Can Do

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. — Quote by Jim Rohn It’s a tough pill to swallow, but one we all need to learn at some point in life: I’m the one making my own […]

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Venus Williams FIT Academy

What to Focus On and What to Ignore

I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals, and I try to ignore the rest. — Quote attributed to Venus Williams Here’s the secret to getting past the things that try to hold you back: Focus on your goals, not on what you’re up against. Did you make a mistake? […]

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Fitness quote by Madeleine Kunin for FIT Academy

The Secret to Being Unstoppable

One is responsible for one’s own life. Passivity provides no protection. (Quote attributed to Madeleine Kunin) It’s easy to blame others for our failures. If only my spouse would be more supportive, if only I could get that dream job, if only I felt better … the list goes on and on and on. Here’s […]

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Get FIT – No Excuses

“It is never too late to be what you might have been” (Quote attributed to Mary Anne Evans) Mary Anne Evans (pen name George Eliot) was and is an inspiration to everyone who wants to accomplish something badly enough. Life is tough, and there never seems to be enough time to pack everything we want […]

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The Most Valuable Attribute of All

Today will never happen again. Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all. (A quote from the writings of Og Mandino) Students who begin college and do the necessary work get the diploma. Others start, but don’t finish, and never get the diploma. Athletes who train consistently, win consistently. Those who […]

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Plato and Aristotle

How to Determine Your Future

We become what we repeatedly do. (Aristotle) Aristotle knew it over 2,300 years ago: Our actions determine our lives. Advertisements tell you it’s possible to get and stay in great shape by taking a certain supplement or using one particular piece of equipment. But the truth is that real and lasting fitness takes effort – […]

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roadturn jet

No More Excuses

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” (Quote attributed to Henry Ford) Have you faced any adversity lately? Every good thing you want to do in life is sure to be opposed by someone or something. That’s the genius of the airplane. […]

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