The Season of Giving

November 28, 2016

by:Melissa McAllister I would love to fill our Toys For Tots box in these next few weeks.  Please bring a new, unwrapped gift and let’s make sure these kiddos know they are not alone.  Every gift you bring, enters your name to win Turning Point apparel. “One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.” ― Shannon L. Alder      ...

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Set Yourself Up For Success & Make Your Fitness A Habit

November 2, 2016

Written by, Melissa McAllister How many times have you been pumped to start an exercise program and think to yourself, “This is it, I am going to crush this and make it Part. Of. My. Routine?  One sick kid or a deadline at work and POUF, just like that your routine is out the door.  Up to 80% of people who start a program do not stick to it.  Below are some ideas to help you stay on track. Set realistic goals and when you reach them celebrate!  This doesn’t mean you necessarily have to register for an Ironman, maybe it’s that you will walk around the block every night after dinner for a month. If you stick to it, that should absolutely be celbrated! Power in numbers.  Studies show that adherence to an exercise program is higher if you work with a friend or personal trainer. Someone to complain to, be accountable to, to push you when you don’t want to workout. Be open to trying new things.  There are so many options out there.  This takes out the boredom factor and working the same muscles over and over by doing the same thing. Stop comparing yourself and...

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