Hi, my name is Shaun, and I'm a coach at CrossFit Hutt Valley. I've been a member at CrossFit Hutt Valley for around two years, and have this year taken the not insignificant step into the coaching realm. One of the topics that interests me most, is nutrition, and the

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Sophie1

Today was going to be a off day for my letter writing. Just like with training, we need to take a recovery day every now and then to stay fresh. That was looking good until I received a reply to my last post from one of our members, Sophie, which

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Yesterday, I wrote you a letter about motivation. It was wonderful to hear the feedback of those who wrote BACK. Thank you for pouring your guts out – I read every one, and I’m waiting for an answer today, too! But I digress! Here’s the real deal about motivation:

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Don’t worry: you’re not suffering from a lack of motivation.

You WANT to be active; I’ve no doubt of it. Your reasons are your own.

And so are your influences. You WANT to exercise…but there are other distractions.

Your motivation isn’t absent; it’s just being consumed by other things.

You

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Taking a break

 One of the hardest things about being responsible is accepting the need to do the opposite. When I have overriding responsibilities, whether they be work, relationship, or family, I am all in. I can’t do things by halves, I have to give my all or I give nothing. Unfortunately,

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My Mistakes

I make plenty of mistakes.  I've owned CrossFit Hutt Valley for over two years now, and I can't think of a week that has gone by during that period where I haven't made at least one, if not more, mistake. Some of them are small, so much so that people

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D Is For Dieting

D Is For Dieting

Hi, my name is Shaun, and I'm a coach at CrossFit Hutt Valley. I've been a member at CrossFit Hutt Valley for around two years, and have this year taken the not insignificant step into the coaching realm. One of the topics that interests...

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Motivation: Day 2

Motivation: Day 2

Yesterday, I wrote you a letter about motivation. It was wonderful to hear the feedback of those who wrote BACK. Thank you for pouring your guts out – I read every one, and I’m waiting for an answer today, too! But I digress! Here’s...

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Why You’re Already Motivated.

Why You’re Already Motivated.

Don’t worry: you’re not suffering from a lack of motivation. You WANT to be active; I’ve no doubt of it. Your reasons are your own. And so are your influences. You WANT to exercise…but there are other distractions. Your motivation isn’t absent; it’s just...

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Taking A Break From Myself.

Taking a break

One of the hardest things about being responsible is accepting the need to do the opposite. When I have overriding responsibilities, whether they be work, relationship, or family, I am all in. I can’t do things by halves, I have to give my all...

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My Mistakes. You?

My Mistakes

I make plenty of mistakes.  I've owned CrossFit Hutt Valley for over two years now, and I can't think of a week that has gone by during that period where I haven't made at least one, if not more, mistake. Some of them are...

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