Author: John Wilburn

  • Why Social Media Shouldn’t Be About Me

    As a self-professed lover of technology using websites like Facebook, twitter, and Instagram to communicate with others is a big part of my life.  However this year I’m committing myself to having a very different online presence. My posts this year will focus on teaching others how to deal with life’s challenges (like my fitness […]

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  • Fitness is About Training Partners

      A person can put in all of the hard work they want, but without one important ingredient fitness will probably never be achieved. They must have training partners In this situation I’m referring to training partners as “individuals who take the fitness journey with you, and provide motivation or help” so you don’t always […]

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  • Fitness is About a Plan

    While healthy foods are a huge part of my fitness plan, the most important is a collection of Rubbermaid containers near the fridge. Yesterday I wrote a blog post about the importance of eating healthy snacks (in my opinion this is the one thing that can truly keep the weight off) closely related to this […]

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  • I Corinthians 9:25 We Are Called to Run With Discipline

    I Corinthians 9:25 Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to inherit a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable  In about eight days I will be running the Wrightsville half-marathon in Wilmington, North Carolina. Though this is my fifth half-marathon race I’m taking this one very seriously because I want to get […]

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  • Fitness is About Healthy Snacks

    One strange part of our fitness issues is most of us eat healthy meals every day, but still seem to gain weight. This can be confusing and frustrating, but it doesn’t take long to figure our where those extra pounds come from. Fitness (whether or not we will keep weight off) is decided by the snacks […]

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