California Professional Women’s Association, July, 2006

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July 2006 Volume 1, Issue 3 Copyright 2006 California Professional Women’s Association, Inc. Breakthrough Your Exercise Barriers By Tami Anastasia Have you ever started an exercise program determined to stick with it, but within a few days, weeks, or months your motivation has fizzled? If so, you’re not alone. Exercise has become a source of great frustration for many people. The number one reason people give for not exercising is lack of time. Lack of time is a valid reason not to exercise when you consider how we’ve been conditioned to fit exercise into our lives. We’ve been told...

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High Tech Careers magazine, April/May 1996

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Reprinted from High Tech Careers magazine: April/May 1996 Motivation-Getting Ourselves To Exercise By Tami Anastasia The latest health advice from the Surgeon General and the Center for Disease Control suggests that adults should exercise 30 minutes or more every day of the week. This latest health information is not likely to be welcome news for those who already have difficulty motivating themselves to exercise. If you are one of those individuals, the following insights may help you understand what’s really keeping you from exercising and what changes you can make to increase your...

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Redwood Health Letter, Spring, 2004

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Spring 2004 Volume 5, Issue 1 BOOK REVIEW: Toward a Magnificent Self Each year sees the publication of new books on diet, fitness, and exercise. Many are the same old routines, illustrated with newer celebrities; others promise impossible results. Quite a few aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on. Tami Anastasia’s book, however, is a breath of fresh air. This book isn’t going to provide you with a one-size-fits-all series of specific exercise to perform. It won’t tell you when, where, or how long to exercise. There are no photos of thin, muscular people bounding around in tight...

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The Campbell Reporter, December 24, 2003

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Reprinted from The Campbell Reporter: December 24, 2003 Achieving a perfect body changed one trainer’s total way of thinking By Amy Wicks In the last decade health clubs have become as prevalent as Denny’s restaurants. They’re open 24 hours a day and offer specials, but these deals are easier on the waistline. Adding to the quest for the perfect body, there are fad diets like the South Beach and Atkins diets, which have become so common that eateries like T.G.I. Friday’s are customizing their menu options so Atkins devotees will have a place to eat. Despite the growing number of...

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San Jose Fit Magazine, August/September 2003

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Reprinted from San Jose Fit magazine: August/September 2003 If you’re looking for a different kind of fitness book, one that deals with the emotional side of exercise as well as the physiological aspects, you should take a look at Toward a Magnificent Self. The book deals with mental and physical barriers people meet when struggling to make exercise a part of their daily routine. Are you exercising just to garner compliments or attention from other people? Do you set expectations too high for yourself and then feel crushed when you once again don’t meet those tough goals? Does a...

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The Carmel Pine Cone, January 17, 2003

Posted by on Jan 17, 2003 in Reviews

Reprinted from The Carmel Pine Cone: January 17, 2003 THE BOOKSHELF: Tami Anastasia breaks through exercise roadblocks by Margot Petit Nichols Tami Anastasia, M.A., author of “Toward A Magnificent Self,” has a message for all those who just can’t seem to start exercising, resume exercising, or stay focused on exercising. In other words, the message is for practically everyone. The purpose of the book is to help readers break through “the exercise roadblocks”—that sometimes seem insurmountable—with new ways to motivate readers to exercise and set achievable goals through an...

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