Emily’s Dare To Lose Recap

‘Dare to Lose’…how can something so great, so life changing, so inspiring come from those three little words? I mean, I have had other sets of three letter words change my life before, for example, “Emily, marry me!” and “You …
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Dare to Lose: A Look Back

article by Michelle Stout, Dare to Lose Personal Trainer  Looking back on the past 12 weeks and the Dare to Lose Program, I have seen battles won, battles lost and everything in between. From smiles, tears, sore muscles, pulled muscles …
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Crossing Your Bridge

by Kim Crady, Certified Wellness Coach A vital step in making lasting lifestyle change is, AWARENESS~ Awareness of your personal stressors, your inner critic or gremlin, your mindset, and what YOU truly desire.  When you become aware of potential barriers, …
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End Game

by James Thompson, 2014 Dare to Lose Participant I titled this last blog for the Dare To Lose competition “End Game” BECAUSE THERE IS NO END GAME! Probably the most important thing I have learned is that this contest will …
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Basic workout plan

Workout provided by Ethan Townsend, Miramont Lifestyle Fitness personal trainer Weight lifting Make sure to lift every major muscle group in the body Frequency: 3X a week (M,W,F) Breakdown: Alternate upper and lower body workouts Week 1 = M: Upper …
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Why I Dare to Lose

by James Thompson, Dare to Lose Participant When I was a kid, around middle school age, I was always “a little chubby” partly because of my German heritage and mostly because my parents were great cooks. My mother cooked all …
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Sarah’s story

Meet Sarah, one of the 2014 Dare to Lose participants on the team with DJ Paul from Tri 102.5! I applied to be part of this program because I have been working toward getting healthy for the last four years …
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Ryan’s Story

I am going to be 100% honest:  I never really wanted to take part in this competition.  When my wife asked me to apply because she thought we needed to adopt a healthier lifestyle, I did the ‘husband’ thing and …
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Keri’s Story

Written by Dare to Lose participant, Keri Eleven weeks ago I was given the opportunity of a lifetime to be a part of the Dare to Lose Challenge and it has been an incredible journey.  It was an answer to …
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Sean’s Blog

One of my stated goals was to try and incorporate working out and a healthier diet into my real life. As I expected, I hit the ground running with all the support anyone could ask for from my Dare To …
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Kendra’s Story

I have been overweight for as long as I can remember. I can remember being picked on for my size as early as elementary school, and this continued all through middle school and high school. Even though the put downs …
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Half-way workout!

Did you make it the last 4 weeks without quitting? How about those wall sits for 60+ minutes? If you tried, congratulations! Hopefully you realized that it was only for 60+ seconds! This workout is broken into one minute rounds. …
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