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Dec 15th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Recent Posts
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Sitting is the New Smoking

You’ve probably seen the headlines… “Sitting is the New Smoking,” “7 Ways Sitting Will Kill You,” “Sitting is Taking Years Off Your Life” …and you may have hoped it was media hype. I have bad news and good news. It isn’t hype. More and more studies have come out proving how bad sitting is, EVEN […]

Dec 4th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Fitness
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Motivation by Shannon Ruane

Your definition of fitness may be different than my fitness, but what is important is that we embrace whatever it means to us individually. I believe that the most important ideas to understand is what motivates us to go the gym when there are 100 other things we could be doing, what motivates us to […]

Nov 21st

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Garage Gym
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MANDATORY STEPS NEEDED TO ACCOMPLISH ANY GOAL

This article was first published in the Clinton Courier.   Setting a goal and actually accomplishing this goal are two different matters. So what’s the secret to following through and becoming a finisher? 1) Sitting in silence In today’s busy world we are constantly moving, and thinking. Gone are the days of sitting in silence […]

Nov 14th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Garage Gym
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The Journey to “Fit”

 One of many food journal reviews On Feb 12, 2012, Shannon Ruane started his journey at Garage Gym. Shannon has made fitness and healthy living a top value for himself and his family and the results have paid dividends. Recently I reviewed Shannon’s file folder that has every workout he has completed since his assessment […]

Nov 14th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Fitness
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What are you waiting for?!

Change and results start with SMALL steps.   That’s why our business has grown leaps and bounds   We focus on the small wins   Do-able action steps   Celebrate what you are great at doing along the way, rather than focusing on the negative.   The clock has already started…the bad news…we are down […]

Nov 13th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: crossfit
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New movements and expert fitness tips… FREE

In our survey from two days ago, we asked, “What are your biggest fears in starting your road to becoming fit and healthy?” What if I hate doing the exercises? I know I’ll quit, so why start? Everyone at the gym will be in better shape than I am What if it’s too hard?   […]

Nov 12th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Fitness
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Special opportunity for Garage Gym members only

You may have read my emails so far this week and noticed a special opportunity coming. You may be thinking:   What if I’m already a member at Garage Gym? Why should I read these?   The most powerful form of marketing we rely on is REFERRALS. Happy clients talk. Simple. And, thanks to all […]

Nov 12th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Fitness
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What is your greatest obstacle to becoming fit and healthy?

Of all the choices on yesterday’s survey (I personally reviewed every one)…   Lack of TIME Lack of ACCOUNTABILITY, something to prevent me from choosing to hit snooze or folding laundry over exercise. Lack of DIRECTION, a plan, what to actually do to reach your goals FEAR of failing, quitting or embarrassment   …there was […]

Nov 11th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Fitness
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Why time for you is crucial to your health …even (especially) when you’re busy

Did yesterday’s assignment open your eyes to how much time you spend helping others, and not yourself?   Before we get to the good stuff, did you know that… … 85% of Garage Gym clients are BRAND NEW to fitness or have never worked with a professional coach before? We don’t have a “lunk alarm,” […]

Nov 10th

2014

By Josh Lewis
Category: Recent Posts
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If you’re a mom (or any busy person), we’ve got help for you…

Summer came and went while you spent countless hours driving your kids around town, entertaining their friends, and getting ready for family vacations and parties. Now that the fall season has arrived, it’s back to the same routine of running the kids to sports and school events. Winter is soon approaching and you are realizing […]