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Sometimes 80% isn't good enough

Nicole Cowell

Sometimes 80% isn't good enough

I am sure we have all heard someone say 80% will be good enough. If you really want to excell, if you reall want to achieve your life goals, sometimes 80% may not be enough.  Lately I have been on a new eating plan and 9 weeks it in it is all going very well and it has made me reflect on why this time it has been successful and why I am going to achieve what I have been trying to achieve for 3 or 4 years. There are several reasons I can point to but the single biggest...

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Why EVERYONE should film themselves training

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Why EVERYONE should film themselves training

I am a big fan of filming yourself in training. Not because you want to watch yourself but because you want to learn and improve. A coach can tell you something you are doing wrong... "you are raising your butt before the barbell leaves the ground...you need to slow down that stripper butt" ... [ok so this was a common one for me] But until you watch it for yourself you will never quite understand. Even when you think you are fixing the problem they have identified you should watch again. Chances are you haven't fixed it at all. Chances...

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Tips for Bulletproofing Your Knees

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Tips for Bulletproofing Your Knees

  Taking care of our knees is essential if we want to continue to be strong and mobile athletes now and as we get older. Here is a link to a great article giving you 18 tips for bulletproof knees. This article was written back in 2006 but the principles still apply!   https://www.t-nation.com/training/18-tips-for-bulletproof-knees   Happy training everyone!

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We have moved!

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We have moved!

Some things have been changing behind the scenes at Liberte Lifestyles. Liberte Lifestyles is a small business, owned and operated by me. I started this business in Toronto, Canada and have been living and breathing it ever since. In addition to the business I also have a family, husband and children. As a family we recently decided to relocate to the US to pursue an opportunity with my husband's career. It was difficult decision for us, and for me in particular as I loved Canada and did not want to leave. After much discussion, it was agreed that we would...

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You Don't Want It Enough

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You Don't Want It Enough

Every aspect of life is a matter of priorities. We make decisions about what to and what not to do based on what is important to us. We can talk about "being busy" or things being "too hard" but what we are really saying is "I have something else that is more important right now".

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