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Build it for Life® is here to help you find the answers to some of these questions. With the help and devotion of founder, Rebecca Jackson, our goal is to help you reach your goals; to make healthy lifestyle decisions that will stick with you.

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Sometimes, that extra push for our workout just doesn’t feel like it’s there.  We are doing some weights at the gym, or out on a run, and we are just ready to end the workout before it’s over.  How do we move past that?  How do we not just give up and go home? We …

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Busy Busy Bee

One of the biggest excuses for not exercising is time. “I don’t have enough time for it” We want to call out your bluff.  Is it really that you don’t have the time?  Or are you not scheduling it in?  You do have time to watch the latest Scandal episode.  You have time to take …

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Brrrr!  It is starting to get cold outside!  And wet, for that matter, Seattle!  All we want to do when it’s dark out is cozy up on the couch with our favorite furry friend, make some hot cocoa, and either read a book or watch some serious T.V.  So how do we fight that urge!!? …

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Is there anything more frustrating than working out, and it not being tracked out our fitness devices!?  I just ran 4 miles and WHAT!? My Fitbit or Garmin or whatever device didn’t get ANY of it!??? Please don’t let it ruin your day!  We have all been there before.  It’s super frustrating.  We actually encourage …

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Biking to work instead of commuting via car is a huge commitment.  It’s very time-consuming.  You can get wet in the rain, or mud can get splashed on you.  There are probably a few more negatives we could add to this list.  However, Seattlites, here are 5 benefits to biking! You burn calories while getting …

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Working out takes physical strength.  We can’t wake up and magically do a pull-up if we have never done one before.  However, the act of training, of getting to the gym, of deciding not to stop pushing ourselves when we are there, is mental.  I cannot stress enough that if we believe we can do …

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Santa Run!

We strive to inspire you, Seattle!  Please join us in training for the Tacoma Santa Run!  There are 5k, 10k, and half marathon options, and it’s a great way to combat the holiday season!  Plus, who can resist December holiday cheer!? Have fun & Be Active! Your friends from Build it for Life http://santarunstacoma.com

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Last week, we posted about how finding the right activity for you can make fitness fun (http://builditforlife.co/2015/09/10/fitness-can-be-fun/), however here are three other ways to make your workout not seem so drab, Location, location, location!  Which sounds more entertaining, doing push-ups inside or outside?  Plan a few days a week to visit your favorite outdoor spot…hello, …

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Happy Labor Day Weekend!  Aren’t we all so excited about having Monday off!?  We just want to encourage you to sneak in some exercise with your paid vacation.  Pick a number between 50 and 100, complete that many of these three exercises, dips, push-ups and lunges.  There is no need to do them all at …

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Haters are going to hate…and one of the things they love hating on is running.  But, screw the haters.  Running is so good for our bodies!  Running and other physical exercises can help reduce the risk for certain diseases, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes (1).  It literally …

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