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Starting a Fitness Business is Hard Work

In 2011, my wife began pursuing her dream of being in the fitness business. Overall, I think she's done really well, but the startup is not without challenges.
There's an epidemic of obesity, a lack of understanding of proper nutrition, people left and right who could seriously benefit from adding exercise to their lives. It's the perfec… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/starting-fitness-business-hard-work/

Health, Obesity, and the Capitalism Conflict

I've written about the challenges of getting people to decide to be fit, I've written about being a good influence to those around you, and I've written about numerous ways to try… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/health-obesity-and-the-capitalism-conflict/

Goals for the New Year

Yes, it's that time again - the New Year. Time for celebrations, reflections, and resolutions. I can't help you with the celebrations part; we have two birthdays on the 1st so we'… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/goals-for-the-new-year/

It will be a battle

All of us in the fitness industry - well, most of us anyway - have a fairly altruistic goal. Help people live healthier lives. Certainly there's a financial reason for the bulk of… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/it-will-be-a-battle/

DNA - make it work for you

Do your genes predispose you to being obese? Perhaps. But I contend that you can use another type of DNA to combat obesity and live a healthy life. My DNA? Dedication. Nutrition. … http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/dna/

You can lead a horse to water...

I realize that I have a bit of a skewed view - I've been into fitness for as long as I can remember. Joined a running club in high school, continued running and weightlifting thro… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/you-can-lead-a-horse-to-water/

Fitness isn't always about a gym

Improving your level of fitness and living a healthier lifestyle doesn't mean you need to pack up for a trip to the gym 5 days a week to push around weights. There are a number of… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/fitness-isn-t-always-about-a-gym/

What's Your Goal?

When you pack your bag (or head downstairs) to work out, do you know what you're going to do? Do you know why you're going to do it? Do you know how best to do it? Making the d… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/whats-your-goal/

Quality vs. Quantity

We've all been there - working hard to get those last few reps pushed out toward the end of a workout, and potentially sacrificing form in order to complete the set. While it's co… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/quality-vs-quantity/

Road Warrior

It's going to be an interesting next few weeks, with business trips each week up until Thanksgiving. I certainly don't want to enter the holiday season already packing some extra … http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/road-warrior/

Don't forget the "I" in "Fitness"

Important - remaining active keeps you healthy, happy, and energized for life Influence - don't do it alone; get others to make the commitment Interact - share your stories , i… http://www.rwfit.com/index.php/blog/don-t-forget-the-i-in-fitness/