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10 Kickass Fitness Jobs Besides Personal Training

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10 Kickass Fitness Jobs Besides Personal Training

by Lauren Steele - Mens Journal / Photography by Bruce Mars from Pexels Working in the fitness industry isn’t necessarily synonymous with being a trainer. There are a ton of other jobs out there that help makes the fitness world go round—and keep the bills paid. We sourced online databases Glassdoor and Payscale for salaries—and interviewed a few industry experts living the dream—to find 10 of the most rewarding, sometimes under-the-radar jobs that make fitness both a lifestyle and a livelihood. 1. Fitness tech engineer Average Salary: $125,000 Education: Masters degree in biomechanics or software engineering Designing fitness tech is all...

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Self Made Babes Need to Take This Challenge

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Self Made Babes Need to Take This Challenge

Review your expenses with the PERK system: determine which costs can be Postponed until a later date, Eliminated from your budget, or Reduced going forward, and which expenses you absolutely have to Keep. Postpone: Want a new car, but still have one that\’s reliable? Postpone your purchase! Have a deadline for work, but “Words with Friends” is calling? Wait until you\’ve finished your project to play. Eliminate: Need to watch all those reality shows? Eliminate one and gain some time. Need a land line when you have a cell phone? Eliminate that extra cost. Reduce: Do you really need to read every sappy story you...

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Top 13 Ultimate Girl Boss Motivation Tips

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Top 13 Ultimate Girl Boss Motivation Tips

This article is a list of tips and tricks that, if used in combination, are a nearly sure way to achieve your goals. Achieving goals is not a matter of having “discipline”. It’s a matter of motivating yourself, and keeping your focus on your goal. Follow these tips, or any combination of them that works for you, and you should have the motivation and focus you need. Here they are: 1. Chart Your Progress.  Track your progress, and allow yourself a bit of pride each time you give yourself a good mark. Now, you will have some bad marks on...

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UP

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UP

She let the light shine through her. She reached her hands into the sky and dreamed she could fly out of the darkness forever. The funny thing is that the darkness never left, she only thought differently about her life. Instead of looking down, she looked up. Up into a beautiful blue background. I wrote this piece on October 15, 2013. I have always  journaled about my personal life and things I have gone through.  I believe it’s super important to keep a journal about your adventures.  If you don’t have one, go ahead and start now. You might think that...

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