Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

Feb 11th – Eleni and Sandy Ibrahim from Hit to Fit Canada discuss what motivated people and if that is enough. Commitment, Gym-Pact and rewards are all covered as well as info about Hit to Fit.


Dec 17th – HCG Diet: listener question answered. What makes a plan sustainable and how can you determine what is right for you. Reference to “what does 200 calories look like?”  Shout outs and appreciation to our listeners. Plus musings on whether or not we are doing enough each day to prove our life has value to us.


links from today

HCG Diet

200 calories

nutrition info

127 hours

Dec 14th – Mary Hellman. Miss Portland International 2010 shares what it is like to survive in the industry of modeling, acting and singing. Hear how she stays healthy and fit and in love with her body. Not conforming is the key to happiness, be who you are!


learn more about Mary…






Dec 8th – Stress & Heart disease. Heart Disease is still the number one killer of men and women. Someone has a heart attack every 20 seconds in this country. Making a “lifestyle change” to “healthier living” will change your life. Reduce stress by not repressing stressor and trying Brahmari or “bee” Breathing Technique.


Lots of passion about heart disease and taking responsibility of your health!!

Did you know….

  • Every 34 seconds a  person in the United States dies from heart disease.
  • More than 2,500 Americans die from heart disease each day.
  • Every 20 seconds, a person in the United States has a heart attack.
  • At least 250,000 people die of heart attacks each year before they reach a hospital.
  • Almost 6 million hospitalizations each year (in the United States) are due to cardiovascular disease

Or that….

In 2010, heart disease will cost the United States $316.4 billion. This total includes the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity.


Brahmari Breathing Technique:

Inhale through nose with a slightly constricted glottis. (sounds like snoring)

Exhale slowly through slightly parted lips making a bee buzzing sound (sounds like humming)

**You may also plug your ears to intensify the vibration and sound in your head

Repeat 5-10 times (breaths)

For more info read here!

Dec 1st – Joni Neilson. Learn about being a figure athlete. What it takes to get lean and ripped for competition. Also why you might want to train like an athlete even if you don’t want to show. Hint: Be ready for whatever life might throw at you!


Joni shared what growing up was like for her. Also her battle with being overweight in high school although very active with sports. Hear how she made a transformation into being a figure athlete and why it is important to her.  Plus,  what does she eat… and how important is planning.

Joni is passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals. To work with her for either personal fitness goals or competition prep contact her at or 503 953 4018

To learn more about becoming a Figure Athlete go here

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Nov 30th – NLP, Hypnosis and Attention Shifting. Dr Robert Ciprian and Eleni discuss how Hypnosis, NLP and Attention Shifting work with Michael Emery and expert in this field. Don’t live in a state of reaction but rather take control and find your true potential. It’s all in how you see it.


Get more info on Michael Emery and his services.

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nov 29 – Are leg warmers cool for workout wear? Jane Fonda is back with a new video for baby boomers. Make a commitment to move everyday. Start with 10 minute walk and build on it because disuse leads to dysfunction. And the top fitness trends of 2011 get discussed.


The leg warmer poll was about 50/50. You can still get your vote in, use the comment box below.

See more about Jane Fonda

Top 2010 (by ACE Fitness) and 2011 (from ACSM reported by WebMD) Fitness Trends

Disuse leads to Dysfunction. Bottom line…. USE IT OR LOSE IT!!

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