How to Keep Achieving Greatness #MotivationMonday

  Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.   Happy Monday!  Share your progress with us on social media @mindovermetcon  #MotivationMonday  #NeverMissaMonday  “To achieve greatness, start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe Start Where You Are Starting where you are means starting today no matter what you have going on.  The start may not be pretty, but it’s a start. If you want to workout and eat healthy, start today instead of planning for the ‘elusive tomorrow.’ The ‘elusive tomorrow’ is the space where we think things will happen.  We say stuff like, “I’ll start working out when I have more time.”  Or “I’ll start my new diet on Monday.” It’s okay to make a plan, but sometimes we get lost in the ‘elusive tomorrow’ – putting off things that matter to us […]



Income Report: Mind Over Metcon First 6 Months January-June 2017

Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.  This is my most recent Income Report and Blogging goals! My January 2017 – June 2017 Blog Income Report Additional Discliamer: I’m a student of Michelle’s Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing course.  In the course, she explains the importance of Blog Income Reports.  This is my first one, so please be nice. 🙂 If you’re new to Mind over Metcon, you may be wondering why in the world I would share this information.  I was hesitant to do so at first, but since I started this blog to help others, I see no reason in being evasive. If my story can inspire even one person to see a solution in finances, health, fitness, or just… life, then my mission will be accomplished.   If you aren’t new to Mind over Metcon or you are […]



Odor Klenz: Great for Puppy Uh-Ohs, Sports Bags & Smelly ...

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.  Here’s a brand I would recommend to you in person or online.  I’m sharing it because I think it’s awesome and you might like it too!  Hope it helps!     EnviroKlenz: Odor Klenz for Pets, Sports, Laundry, and more! Today, I’m sharing with you a game-changer in the odor department. This product, OdorKlenz is great for Pet Uh-Ohs, Sports Gym Bags, and Smelly shoes. It’s really hard to find products that are safe for pet odors and actually work.  I have tried all kinds of cleaners to freshen up my house and I always have a candle or two going. There’s better than a clean-air, scent-free smell in your home. It’s comforting. I had still been on the hunt for something that would clean the scent entirely and […]



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{Product Review} TNT Pro Series Ab Belt Voted #1 Waist ...

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.  Here’s a brand I would recommend to you in person or online.  I’m sharing it because I think it’s awesome and you might like it too!  Hope it helps!     About TNT & Recent Awards TNT Pro Series is a fitness company that can help you jump-start any weight loss plan.  They specialize in heat-producing trimming products, like this Ab Belt that helps you sweat extra when you’re working out. I have tried these kinds of products before and in comparison this Ab Trimmer is a very high-quality product.  They use a heat-producing neoprene rubber material that makes it more likely for you to sweat more.  You can wear it inside or outside your clothes. I like to wear these when I am restarting a fitness program because […]



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Reinvention Roadmap: Break The Rules to Get the Job You ...

Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.   Happy Monday!  Share your progress with us on social media @mindovermetcon  #MotivationMonday  #NeverMissaMonday  About The Reinvention Roadmap Last week I finished a great book, Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve by Liz Ryan.  I highly recommend the book to Job seekers. My former coworker bought me this book as a going away gift.  She knows I LOVE this kind of stuff; self-help, professional development, career advice, business advice.  This book did not disappoint. I QUIT.  Time to Reinvention My Career Path I have officially quit my job as a teacher.  I loved working with the kiddos and had a great position within the school.  I am proud of the work we did at the school.  We graduated over 100 students that needed us. I […]



You’re Foam Rolling All Wrong!  How to Find and Destroy ...

Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.   Mobility could be one of your least favorite things to do, but can make all the difference in muscle performance, flexibility, and injury-prevention.  Take the time to do mobility daily.  Easy for me to say since I enjoy mobility.  Just like anything, the more you practice- the better (and less painful) it will become!    Here’s a mobility / muscle maximizer idea!  Want to save this article for later?  Pin It! Hey, you– You’re Foam Rolling All Wrong! Thank goodness someone told me this at a mobility class one day. I couldn’t believe what a difference Foam Rolling the right way made versus foam rolling the wrong way! I hated foam rolling before; I used to cringe and ache to the point where I refused to foam roll at all.  My legs […]



This Product Could Teach Double Unders and Hand Stand Push ...

  Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.   Here’s a brand I would recommend to you in person or online.  I’m sharing it because I think it’s awesome and you might like it too!  Hope it helps!     I Learned DU’s & Handstands on My Trampoline When I was a kid I spent all of my free time jumping on our trampoline.  My mom was a gymnast so even though I was coined “clumsy” and “ungraceful” I wanted to be like her. I lived on that trampoline.  My brother and I created games to play on it.  I taught myself how to do all kinds of flips and combinations of flips (that I can still do btw) and I even learned double-unders on the trampoline. I’m not much of a jumper so the extra hop from the trampoline gave me […]



{Gift Guide} Father’s Day Gifts for Your Active Dad #CrossFit ...

   Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.   Here are a few deals coming up for father’s day!  Support your active dad by refreshing some of his fitness gear!     Fringe Sport Fitness Gear Fringe Sport has great deals on equipment to outfit your home gym.  Some products I recommend include: OneFitWonder Sandbag System  for $39 + Free Shipping Fringe Sport Wrist Wraps $12 + Free Shipping Bomba Wall Mount Garage Rig $599 + Free Shipping BONUS: Add more than 2 items to your cart save 5% on your total order (exp. June 5) MPG Sport Men’s Activewear MPG Sport is offering a few father’s day deals in MPG Sport Men’s Activewear.  In addition, you can simply sign up for the MPG newsletter by July 31st and drop $25 off your total order!  Nice, right?! I know it’s father’s day, but I won’t […]



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FIX Your Muscle Cramps Fast with These Household Items

   Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy.   Mobility could be one of your least favorite things to do, but can make all the difference in muscle performance, flexibility, and injury-prevention.  Take the time to do mobility daily.  Easy for me to say since I enjoy mobility.  Just like anything, the more you practice- the better (and less painful) it will become!    Here’s a mobility / muscle maximizer idea!  Want to save this article for later?  Pin It! Got Muscle Cramps?  You NEED these Household Items to Fix it Fast: A PACKET OF MUSTARD Mustard?  Really? Yes,  Yellow Mustard. Athletic trainers tote these in their emergency kits on the sidelines of football games.  If you’ve ever seen an athlete go down grabbing at their calves, they probably have a terrible cramp.  It’s nothing to laugh about either- these […]



Focus on What Could Go Right #GoForIT #MotivationMonday

Disclaimer: There may be affiliate links in this post.  For more information, please read my disclosure policy. Go for It!   #motivationmonday Have you ever felt like you just couldn’t make a decision?  Do you worry about the tiniest details and forget the big picture?  Do you put others’ feelings and opinions ahead of your own?  Are you scared? This week, I challenge you to GO FOR IT. Whatever it is- Make the phone call. Write the email. Talk to someone new. Go to the MeetUp. Do that project you’ve been thinking about. Or sleep in if that’s what you need. Whatever it is that you’ve been thinking about doing, go for it!  If you keep thinking about it, it’s something that interests you; maybe something you really want to do. Just do it.  You may not have every little detail all figured out, but that’s okay.  Anxiety builds when […]