5 minutes with The HIIT Mum

  Pocket rocket and mother-of-one Colette McShane, aka. @TheHIITMum, is a fitness force to be reckoned with. Here, we chat to her about supplementation, passion and just getting stuff done.   My love for the health industry started very early. I’ve been athletic all my life, participating in triathlons and cross-country racing as a six-year-old in Scotland. I worked in media for a long time but when I became pregnant with my daughter, I thought ‘it’s now or never’, and so I began my studies to become a trainer.  I…

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You Don’t Have To Be Perfect, You Can Be Good

Life is stressful. We have to keep up with work, school, friends, and family, not to mention washing dishes, cleaning the house, and cooking meals. Every day, we face so much pressure from outside influences, particularly the media, to be perfect that it often feels like we just don’t measure up. We let ourselves believe that if we just achieve a certain look or a certain lifestyle, we will somehow be happier, more accepted by friends, and more loved by others. If you’re like me, you don’t look like the…

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We Must All Face The Choice Between What Is Right And What Is Easy

You have always had a dream to have your own business. You are passionate about showing people that your ideas can really make an impact on this world. In your spare time, you find yourself vividly imagining what it’d be like having your own little store. You even imagine painting the walls your favorite color. Yet, each day you wake up and find yourself in the same job you started after college. Were you ever even interested in this 9-to-5 job, doing the routine work every single day? Your friends…

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If You Want To Be Successful, You May Need To Cut Off Something From Life

I was six when I first saw a street performer. At the time, I didn’t even know the word “juggling”, but I was mesmerized by the parade of colourful balls in the air nonetheless. How quick must his hands be! Tugging at my mom’s T-shirt, I stood there for half an hour and watched his whole performance. As I grew up, I have unconsciously become a professional juggler as well – only that my performance is not as fancy, and the balls I juggle are much, much heavier. Family, friends,…

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Alone Time Is When I Distance Myself From The Voices Of The World So I Can Hear My Own

“Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own.” -Oprah Many people associate happiness with companion, and alone time with loneliness. But alone time isn’t only beneficial, it’s necessary for one to recharge his energies. Below are 10 illustrations by Lifehack illustrator Kirstie Mok that portray how great it feels to spend alone time. Do you find these familiar? Enjoy! 1. It’s hard to get bored when you have a laptop with you 2. When you read quietly, you can…

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Your Face Doesn’t Tell Your Attractiveness, This Factor Counts More

Ever wondered why there are some people who fit into the convention of beauty and yet are not as popular as opposed to an average Jill or Joe, who garners far more attention? The secret to attractiveness doesn’t lie in your features, your clothes or even your groomed personality. It lies in your emotions! What’s The Measure of Attractiveness? New research by Silke Anders, a professor of Social and Affective Neuroscience at the University of Lübeck, indicates that most people are drawn to people who understand their emotions the best.[1] So…

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Being Brooke Stacey

  We chat to February 2017 cover model Brooke Stacey about all things about self, body and fitness love.   On self-love Self-love is so HUGE! It can start at a young age and grow with you or it could have never been established and you have to find it and create it. At the end of the day we all want to be loved and feel good about ourselves. It is so easy to compare our weaknesses to someone else’s strengths and feel bad about our self. The key…

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30 Minutes Cardio Workout To Burn Your Calories

Many of us have heard of the term “cardio“, but few would know that cardio workouts are the exercises you are looking for if you want to lose weight. These exercises not only burn calories with a passion, but could also reduce belly fat, prevent stress and increase focus. Therefore, if you are looking for a daily cardio workout, you’ve come to the right place! Simply follow the instructions below – or click into the video from POPSUGAR Fitness, and you will have your calories down in no time. The post 30 Minutes Cardio…

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27 Minutes Pilates Workout To Increase Flexibility

Focusing on the whole body, the Pilates Workout increases flexibility and is suitable for everyone. It emphasizes on range of movement and breathing, allowing you to go into a semi-meditative state and improve your mind-body connection. Feel free to find out more details from Fitness Blender! The post 27 Minutes Pilates Workout To Increase Flexibility appeared first on Lifehack. Lifehack

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100 Quotes About Success

It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media. Credit: Christopher Lasch I support the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. Credit: Rand Paul Financial freedom is available to those who learn about it and work for it. Credit: Robert Kiyosaki It’s a democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions. Credit: Moshe Dayan I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side. Credit: Steven Wright…

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