eTRaXC Good Ideas

More About The Elusive Time

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.

Check Data Frequently

Weigh yourself and take your pulse often. Good news makes us feel, well, good. Of course, bad news doesn't. But the body has it's own day-to-day fluctuations. Doing frequent checks allows you to feel good more frequently and get past the bad news more quickly.

Time Marches On But...

One of the greatest moments is realizing that 2 months ago, your body couldn't do what it just accomplished.

Discomfort or Regret

You can either suffer the discomfort of discipline or the pain of regret.

Blast From The Past

Your health account, your bank account, they're the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. - Jack LaLanne

Wisdom of Honest Abe

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Right Now

This can be the beginning of anything you want

Patience, Patience, Patience

We're changing how we live our lives. It takes time. Think of how long it took to get out of shape. Give yourself at least that long to get back in shape.

Time Travel

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

What's The Point

Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.

How The Grand Canyon Was Made

You don't need to be extreme, just consistent.


Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.

It's Personal

Nobody can judge effort. Effort is between you and you.

It Don't Come Easy

If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done...Thomas Jefferson

A Question Of Balance

If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. (Hippocrates)

Your Choice

If you don't make time for exercise, you'll probably have to make time for illness.

And Before You Know It

Running teaches you to keep moving forward, one step at a time

It's Unavoidable

These next few months will go by, whether you workout or not

The Perfect Day

Wake up with determination, go to bed with satisfaction

One Steo At A Time

You may not be there yet, but you are closer than you were yesterday.

Not About Competition

Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It's about being better than you used to be.

Pain v Pain

There are two types of pain in this world: pain that hurts you, and pain that changes you

It's The Price You Pay

If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you.

20th Century Wisdom

We do not stop exercising because we grow old- we grow old because we stop exercising. - Dr. Kenneth Cooper

Quickness Is A Delusion

All great achievements require time...Maya Angelou


Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.

We Are All Welcome

You don't have to be good at it, you just have to do it.

From The Sultan of Swat

You just can't beat the person who never gives up. - Babe Ruth

Had A Bad Day?

Every day is another chance to get stronger, to eat better, to live healthier, and to be the best version of you.

Get Out!...Of The Rut

In order to get out of a hole, the first thing you have to do is stop digging.

The Clock Is Ticking

The next few months will go by whether you workout or not!

More From Mhatma

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Short And Sweet

The body achieves what the mind believes.

It's Your Road Map

A goal is just an awesome way to force growth on yourself

Don't Wait

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

From The Best

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift...Steve Prefontaine

But I'm Busy

Someone busier than you is working our right now.


You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great...Zig Ziglar

Wise, No?

We cannot start over. But we can begin now and make a new ending. - Zig Ziglar

Just Sayin'

You're only one workout away from a good mood.

In The Best Possible Way

Physical fitness and mental fitness compliment each other. Your body is psychosomatic.

What Is Sweat?

Sweat is fat crying.

Discipline 3

The process of scheduling the pleasure and pain of life so as to experience the pain first in order to enhance the pleaseure later.

We All Qualify

If you have a body, you are an athlete!...Bill Bowerman (Founder of Nike)

You're Better Than That

You did not wake up today to be mediocre.

Ain't It The Truth

Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it

It's a Binary Thing

The only bad workout is the one that didn't happen

Eating Is Fun...

...but nothing tastes as good as being fit feels.

From Ben Franklin

Energy & persistence conquer all things.

Keepin' It Real

Strive for progress, not perfection.

Discipline 2

Doing what you have to do. Doing it as well as you possible can. Doint that way all the time.

A Crowd Of One

Go the extra mile. It's never crowded

Believe In Yourself

The gym is not a social club for the fit. It's a training ground for everyone.

From "The Greatest"

I don't count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they're the only ones that count.- M. Ali


I will beat her. I will train harder. I will eat cleaner. I know her strengths. I've lost to her before but not this time. She is going down. I have the advantage because I know her well. She is the old me

From My High School Idol

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Ryun

It Happened To Me

What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.

True That

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it

Do You Feel It?

If you always eat as soon as you feel hunger, you're probably not losing weight.

Honest Abe v 2

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. - Abraham Lincoln

This Is Character

Keep working, even when noone is watching

Who's In Charge Here

Remember this: Your body is your slave. It works for you.

It's Not About Speed

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

One of My Favs

Rome wasn't built in a day, but they worked on it every single day.

Excercise And Nutrition

Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom. - Jack LaLanne

Greek Wisdom

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle

The Three Stages Of Fitness

Muscles are torn in the gym, fed in the kitchen and built in the bed.

Fashion Statement

A fit, healthy body is the best fashion statement.

Each Day Matters

This month's exercise is next month's health.

Pay Me Now Or Pay Me Later

Many people earn money at the cost of health and fitness, and later in life spend all that money on health issues.

Time To Start

When you hit failure, your workout has just begun.

Interesting Juxtaposition

It's a slow process, but quitting won't speed it up

When Will It Get Easy

It never gets easier, you just get better.

Mind Over Matter

The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.

Tangled Up? Tweak Your System and Tango On.

Don't become discouraged. This is a battle you can win! It could take several iterations of your process to get the results you want. If what you're doing isn't working like you had hoped, use the eTRaXC tools to figure out why and adjust accordingly.

Discipline 1

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

It's One Or The Other

You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.

About Work

Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou

A Bit Of A Cycle

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did

Time Travel2

Would you have told your younger self not to skip that workout?