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Fitness facts to keep you fit spiritually, emotionally, and physically.

Stick with Veggies

Stick with Veggies – can you go “meat-free” for the next three days? Give it a shot. Research shows that vegetarians tend to have lower BMIs than meat eaters. “Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!...

Experiment with a New Exercise Class

Experiment with a New Exercise Class – a 2015 study found that women who did 30 minutes of unfamiliar aerobic activity enjoyed it more than those who stuck to their usual routines. “In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent His only...

Write a New Goal

Write out a New Goal – eat clean two days a week…Exercise at least 5 days out of 7…drink water. “For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through Him.” John...

Get Up and Move

Get up and Move – walk, stretch, even squat every hour on the hour. New research has shown that sitting for long periods raises your chance of getting a chronic disease, even if you exercise. “fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your...

Scan Your Kitchen

Scan your Kitchen – do you have any foods that you just can’t stop eating once you start? Think of what those are for you and purge three of them that tend to knock you from your diet goals. “but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;...

Eat Off Smaller Plates

Eat Off Smaller Plates – New research has confirmed to age-old diet trick – smaller dishes (try 9 inch ones) and cutlery will help with portion control and naturally reduce your calorie intake. “You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in Your...

Go for a Mile

“Go for a Mile” – walk, run-walk, bike, swim….you pick. And don’t forget to time yourself. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” 2 Corinthians...

Purge Your Pantry

Purge your Pantry – throw out three “low-fat”,”reduced fat” or “fat free” products. They often pack more sugar, salt or even calories than full fat products. “Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you...

10 Things to Remember to be Healthy

1. Eat lots of raw fruits and vegetables § Experts suggest that we eat 5 – 9 servings of fruits and vegetables daily § antioxidants found only in fruits and vegetables fight against free radical damage § eat a rainbow of colors – the darker the colors, the more...

A Small Snack Goes a Long Way

Make sure you have a small snack before and are well hydrated to curve post-workout hunger. Remember, diet and exercise complement each other.. “I can do all things through Him (Jesus) who gives me strength.” Phil....

Detox Your Body

Detox Your Body? Eat Your Fruits and Veggies! Whole foods packed with nutrients are your best bet when it comes to keeping your insides clean. “The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him” Lam....

Get Moving!

Get moving: Sweating actually helps you detox by boosting circulation throughout the body. “..and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.” Ezekiel...

Have an Exercise Buddy

Having an accountability exercise buddy/partner helps you stick with exercising. You encourage them while they encourage you to exercise! “Great is your (Gods) Faithfulness” Lam....

Make Exercise a Habit

Make Exercise a Habit Focus on the smallest thing, just getting started. All you have to do is start. You don’t even have to do 10 minutes of exercise. Just exercise. “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases.” Lam....

Today’s Inspiration

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Matt. 6:33 Source:...

What is your most important meal of the day?

Never skip meals (especially breakfast) Eat small, frequent meals every 3 – 4 hours instead of 3 big meals, if you want to have a fast metabolism and steady blood sugar...

Your Body is a Temple

“Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glory God in your body.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Source:...

Are you eating your veggies?

Eat lots of raw fruits and vegetables – Experts suggest that we eat 5 – 9 servings of fruits and vegetables...