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We need to get back to basics

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Goal setting 

It is always in the midst of getting too intensely involved in intricate and complicated “stuff” that we get pulled out of our own little world and have a look at it from the outside. We then think: “Hells bells, is that really me training to do all those things? And how am I coping with all of that?” This is then a good time to throw it all in the bin and start with the simple things in life.

This is not just a philosophy that is followed in the corporate environment where you find ...


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Let your cheat meal work for you!

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, May 16, 2011, In : Goal setting 

So we preach a lot of things at Rapid Results, hopefully you are following quite a few of these basic principles and you are seeing amazing results in doing so.  We also preach that to keep psychologically sane, you should go off the straight and narrow for one day, or actually more appropriately, for one meal. This is good for you for so many reasons. One of them being, to satisfy your cravings and to make sure you stay on track for the next six or so days.

The problem that a lot of us have...


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"The junk in my trunk"

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Thursday, January 27, 2011, In : Goal setting 
 

I know you don't like hearing about personal stuff, but today's rant is a bit personal. A lot of people deal with adversity in different ways and that is a choice you make. Fitness works a lot the same. You can stare a problem or a disaster in the face and make a choice on how you are going to handle it and for this reason I am going to let you in on a little secret, a couple of days in the life of a not so perfect trainer that did not so perfect things and then end of with a lesson in how...


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Are you a Stotan

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, July 26, 2010, In : Goal setting 
 

What is a Stotan and why is it important to be one? Is it good to be one? Are the principles sound? Who believes in these principles?


Many questions for a principle that many of you have not even heard about, so let's start with the first question. What is a Stotan?


A Stotan is a person who hardens, strengthens and beautifies the body by following consistent habits and regular exercise. These basic principles are then eventually made part of the lifestyle plan of such individual. Mor...


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5 Key principles to a better and stronger you

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, In : Goal setting 
 

As with everything in live, you have to follow some rules to be successful. It is no different in training, you do certain exercises in certain ways, for a certain amount reps with some rest in between. Now start incorporating the following 5 key principles into your daily lives, not just your workouts, to see better results.


Eat your vegetables


Yes, your mother said that to you when you where still living at home, but your mother was right, vegetables are full of vitamins and nutrie...


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The three pillars of Rapid gains

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, In : Goal setting 
 

Rapid gains is all about you. What you want to achieve, why you want to achieve it and by when you want to achieve that. This in essence sums up your goals. Without it you are like a lost kid in a supermarket, scared, not knowing what direction to take and you don't know who to trust. That is why Rapid Results simplifies, if all else fails, simplify, that is what the big mentors out there will tell you and that is the magic word. SIMPLIFY!


Why three pillars? It makes your goals easy to ...


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Be in transformation mode to reach your goals

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, In : Goal setting 

New Year has come and gone and we are about halfway through February already. A big hurdle is looming. Valentine’s day, the day of love, the day where we go out with our loved ones and celebrate another day, week, month or year of togetherness and love. It is also the day that the training and diet regime flies out the window and we indulge in chocolates from morning to noon. Don’t get me wrong, nothing wrong with some chocolate love, a nice bottle of wine with a fine meal and some desser...


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New Year’s Resolutions – Great to get you going or just bad news?

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, January 4, 2010, In : Goal setting 

It is early January of a fresh year and there has been resolutions made by millions of people all over the world. There are a lot of us out there that swear that we have never made a resolution. It is absolutely nonsense and nothing good ever comes of it. Others make resolutions every year, most of them exactly the same as the previous year and stick with them for round about 2 weeks, maybe a month. The question begs. Is a New Year’s Resolution something that is evil and bad habits will cre...


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