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It’s a new year. A new month. A new week. A new day. Whatever your motivation – a New Year’s resolution or a too-tight waistline – to kick start your health and wellness plan, good for you! In an effort …

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Aaron Sherrick 2015 Ironman IM Madison Wisconsin Wattie Ink Specialized Shiv Evade

The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change. -Bill Clinton   Swapping out calendars at the beginning of a new year inspires many promises, the number one each year being: lose weight. …

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Creating Habits – One Day at a Time

Higher Gear Wilmette CompuTrainer CompuTraining Studio Chuck Rice

There’s a widely popular idea that it takes 21 days to create a habit. Lacking motivation to get to the gym? Make a conscious effort to get there 21 days in a row and the 22nd will come naturally. Trying …

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Resolutions Change Progress Health Fitness Workout Weight Loss

I recently came across an article that caught my attention. The article suggests that we don’t suffer from an obesity epidemic, but a dieting epidemic – namely, an “uninformed dieting” epidemic. The article describes our fixation on “less, less, less.” …

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Where In the World is John McCormick?

Joe Pepe Sullivan Higher Gear racing cycling Specialized Venge Evade 2015 Two Rivers Road Race

John McCormick’s role of leading a global team means that he spends a lot of his time away from home. Whether he’s in the United lounge at the airport, aboard a plane, working in another country or at home in …

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Making New Year’s Resolutions that Stick

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It’s that time of the year again! Welcome back to work. Welcome back to the daily grind. Welcome back to reality. And welcome to a new year. So many of us start off each year with big intentions. Some of …

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