Author Archives: terri

The 30 Minute Oasis

It’s cold and dark and snowy and windy. The roads are icy, there’s frost on the trees, on the car and on my eyelashes. Winter gives us cabin fever, we feel irritable and restless. We crave warmth and sunshine, wanting … Continue reading

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Bored? That’s crazy talk!

Someone asked me the other day if girls ever get bored with the circuit.  I had to chuckle and it got me thinking about whether that happens.  I can honestly say no one has ever told me they’re bored at … Continue reading

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Not so stretchy…..

I hate stretching. Okay, I don’t hate it.  Well, not like I hate racism and processed food.  It’s just not on my ‘go to’ list of things to do.  Much like sewing, shopping in home improvement stores or bargain hunting … Continue reading

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Journeying

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” –  Matsuo Basho In a bunch of studies I checked out, I found out the most cited reason women exercise is for weight control and/or loss. For men, it’s … Continue reading

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The Galatea Effect

The Galatea Effect was an idea put forth by Robert Merton in 1957 suggesting that we tend to do what we think we can do.  This theory can be looked at from both negative and positive perspectives.  I prefer the … Continue reading

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Jungles and Jyms

It’s about time for an update here!  December 2011 was an adventure.  A trip to Malaysia (Borneo, more specifically) and the Philippines was included this month along with Christmas and the regular goings on at the gym.  As I have … Continue reading

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Best Life

You’ve heard it all before.  You’ve read Women’s Health, watched the Biggest Loser, listened to your doctor, gossiped about the newest diet craze sweeping Beverly Hills and some whacked chick on CNN got you all freaked out at the latest … Continue reading

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YOUR best – nothing more and nothing less!

I was working out by myself and right in the middle of uppercuts, I stopped to write this blog.  As I was punching away, the key to successful workouts (and successful everythings, for that matter) occurred to me. All you … Continue reading

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Two years

It’s hard to believe that at the first of December, 30 Minute Hit Edmonton will be two years old.  These years have gone by so fast and a remarkable amount has happened in both my business and personal life.  I … Continue reading

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‘My life is my message.’ ~ Gandhi

I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation lately.  About why some people choose to stick to a fitness regime and why some don’t.  Everyone is different.  Everyone has their own goals or ideals.  They have unique lifestyles, attitudes and desires.  … Continue reading

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