Endurance & Willpower





Whittling Down Your Appetite

One of the major chal­lenges involved in los­ing weight is learn­ing to con­trol urges to eat. Crav­ings can hit at any time, and can be really per­sua­sive. It’s there­fore nec­es­sary to learn to decrease your appetite and man­age those crav­ings. Here are a few tips that may prove help­ful: Brush your teeth or use mouthwash. […]



Reaching Your Running Goals

If you’re think­ing about tak­ing up run­ning, or even if you’ve been doing it for a while, it’s a safe bet that you have some goals in mind that you’d like to reach. Achiev­ing a goal is a great way to build con­fi­dence, and it’s also a good way to track your progress. If you’re […]



Do I Have a Bad Habit?

There’s a stigma that puts a neg­a­tive con­no­ta­tion on word “habit” but not all habits are actu­ally bad habits. In fact habit, as defined by Web­ster, refers to a “set­tled or reg­u­lar ten­dency or prac­tice”. In other words a habit is some­thing that you do auto­mat­i­cally in your day like brush­ing your teeth, show­er­ing, and […]



Tips for Finding Willpower

So many things worth doing require the deter­mi­na­tion to do them. You need to have the strength to start some­thing and then the dis­ci­pline to see it through to com­ple­tion. From break­ing a bad habit to los­ing weight, you need the willpower to over­come the obsta­cles in your way and help you to your goal. The […]



Will: The Power Within

Self-discipline has been described as the asser­tion of willpower over more base desires. Willpower is an essen­tial part of set­ting, stick­ing to, and achiev­ing goals. Whether you want to lose weight, stop smok­ing, or mas­ter a musi­cal instru­ment, you need the will to work toward your goal and to help you fight through obsta­cles to […]



Booting the Butts

Smok­ing is respon­si­ble over 440,000 deaths in the U.S. every year. Cig­a­rette smok­ing affects every organ in the body and can lead to can­cer, heart, and lung dis­ease, among oth­ers. It’s a nasty, expen­sive habit, so it makes sense that you might want to quit. If you’re look­ing to quit smok­ing, here are a few tips […]