Willpower should be a tool, not a lifestyle

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When it comes to the mental side of active living, willpower nabs a lot of headlines. But is willpower the key ingredient in a lasting relationship with exercise? Definitely not. No Pain, All Gain On my weekly podcast, Happily Ever Active,…

5 Tips for Trying New Fitness Activities

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You know that classic nightmare where you give a public speech naked to bellowing laughter? Well, trying new fitness activities can make us feel almost as exposed. There's nothing like a new experience to make us feel self-conscious. Falling…

3 Simple Ways to Master Your Motivation to Exercise

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The interweb is full of advice on motivation. Spoiler alert: it's not all good. You can only hear so much about goals, willpower, and "discipline" before you realize that these things aren't enough. Besides, what does discipline even mean?…

Listen: Kelly's Interview on the Elisa Unfiltered Podcast

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Curious about my fitness philosophy? My research? My field work? Former Canadian National Freestyle skier Elisa Kurylowicz and I take a casual deep dive into the mental side of active living and my book, Feel Like It. On her highly rated show,…