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“That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to DO is increased.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fitness for Mom, wrote her article “Lessons Learned from The Biggest Loser.” She’s always said that she doesn’t like watching TV, however, she’s watched the show ‘The Biggest Loser’ with her husband and she’s been impressed by the way those people push themselves to achieve a goal. She tells us what she’s learned from it, things like ‘Believe in Yourself’ and ‘Never Give Up’, counsel that just makes sense. Cami Checketts is an author, exercise scientist, wife, and mother of four children.
Mormon Women, contributor Jen H. talks about her experience as a runner, and she tells us: “I gained a simple appreciation for what runners call the “runners high,” the moments of euphoria that come after enduring and succeeding in doing a very hard thing. Those feelings are great but not nearly as rewarding as choosing the right and persevering through tough trials, that is powerful, beautiful.”
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