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Going To The Gym

Ian Paul Marshall —  November 23, 2010

Going to the gymAre You Going To The Gym?

Have you ever wasted a gym membership before? I think there’s tons of us that have probably doneĀ it at one time in our lives.

And I almost ended up doing it again.

A couple of months of back I signed up for the gym. It’s right down the street from me. I even went pretty religiously for the first couple of weeks.

Then slowly, without even realizing it, I started to make excuses and let things get in the way of me going to the gym.

But a couple of weeks back I decided to change that. I was determined to make going to the gym part of my weekly routine again. But I knew that I had to sort of trick myself into getting there.

So I created a plan. Something to ease me back into going to the gym.

Going To The Gym – How To Get Your Lazy A$$ There

The Ease Into It Process
Going to the gym had to be a gradual process for me. I wanted to make sure that this new set of habits stuck. And this time I factored into the fact that right now I had to take baby steps to achieve my goals. Continue Reading…

Beach Body

Ian Paul Marshall —  April 7, 2010 — 1 Comment

Top Ten Beach Body Tips

Beach BodyBob Marley’s singing in the background, “The Sun is shining and the weather is sweet.”

And I look down at something that my sweaters and winter coat had been hiding from the world.

My little Buddha belly.

Whoa! Where did that come from?

And more importantly, “How the hell am I going to get my beach body back?”

So I email my friend Jerthie who is not only a pro at these type of things, she’s a triple threat.

Big heart, smart and hot.

I tell her about the Buddha belly and ask her if she’d be interested in sharing her wisdom with not only me but the whole tribe here at

She was stoked about the idea and then sent me the following ten tips to get your beach body back. Continue Reading…