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Crush Your Workout With Joel Freeman’s Hardcore Motivational Playlist

Crush Your Workout With Joel Freeman’s Hardcore Motivational Playlist

You might not know it by looking at his aggressive rock playlist, but CORE DE FORCE co-creator Joel Freeman was actually raised by his parents on a steady diet of Jackson Browne, Steve Winwood, and the Grateful Dead. “That type of rock was always in my head,” he says. “I got into the newer, hard


5 Non-Scale Victories That Prove You’re Making Progress

By Sarah Wassner-Flynn You’ve been trying to lose weight for weeks. You’re dieting. Working out. Making mindful choices about everything you do, from the amount of sugar you stir in your coffee to skipping that extra glass of wine at dinner. But then you step on the scale and your heart sinks: The number is


What You Don’t Know About Chris Downing May Surprise You

Empower. Love. Inspire. It’s more than a philosophy. It’s how Chris truly relates to the people he trains. Chris holds the strong belief that you already have a greatness within you. That there’s a mental way to tap into that greatness. This is how you’ll reach your full potential — and achieve powerful results —

Beachbody Motivational Memes

Beachbody Motivational Memes

We’ve all been there: When one more rep feels impossible, a bite of yet another kale and butternut squash salad (especially when you’re craving a burger) makes you sigh, or mustering the gumption to select play at the end of a long work day is the last thing you feel like doing, you need a


Motivational Music: Jericho McMatthews’ Pumped Up Pop Workout Playlist

Jericho McMatthews knows better than anyone that when you’re kicking and punching your way to your fitness goals, you’re going to need a good soundtrack. A Beachbody Super Trainer, McMatthews co-created Beachbody’s new mixed martial arts fitness program, CORE DE FORCE, alongside her friend Joel Freeman. To keep herself motivated, she made a personal soundtrack which


4 Fun Pumpkin Exercises

A Halloween workout? Well, it doesn’t take a mad scientist (or a person dressed as one) to realize that a pumpkin can be used as a weight. The pumpkins grown for carving typically range from two pounds to 25 pounds… though the biggest pumpkin ever weighed in at a monstrous 2,323 pounds. But enough pumpkin trivia.


Would You Try Hypnosis for Weight Loss?

The greasy chips are calling again. Or is it gelato this time? Wouldn’t it be fabulous if there was a way you could alter your mindset to improve your willpower and curb cravings? Proponents of hypnosis say there is some reason to believe that it may be helpful. So, you are about to get very, very