Press On and Persist Until You Succeed!

faith May 26, 2020

Press On and Persist Until You Succeed!

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Hey there, friend! 

This topic hits home for me in a very big way. This devotional comes straight from the pages of my journal. 

People ask me quite often, "Kim how are you able to stay fit and tackle goals like writing a book or having a podcast?"

The truth isn’t pretty or as simple as you might think.

Here's my honest answer, it's anything but a perfect journey.

I slip, trip, and fail my way to success.

I've learned to keep getting up in His grace.

When your life is in Christ, He reaches down and even lifts your hand to help you get back up again, and again.

It sounds funny to say, but if it wasn’t for the Word of God to power me through, I would be a Jesus lovin' hot mess!

If you need some BFF girl time and a big dose of faith-filled motivation, this hand on your shoulder, you've so got this encouragement is just for you!

Philippians 3:12-14 says,

Not that...

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Get Fit Through Faith: Free Step-by-Step Guide

fitness May 21, 2020

Get Fit Through Faith: Free Step-by-Step Guide 

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  • How many times have you come to the end of the day and you're like, ugh...I didn’t get my workout in?
  • Or how many times have you excitedly set a fitness goal, but somehow it never made its way from your thoughts on to your to-do list?

Let’s be honest, getting fit can be exhausting hard.

Many women tell me they have a continuously negative conversation going on with themselves and they beat themselves up because they don’t get their workouts in. 

This struggle to workout is compounded by the very unrealistic and single-focus of what it looks like to be fit.

Fitness should be a lifestyle, not a look

This is why many women feel defeated and like, what’s the point because they can’t measure up to their social media feed. 

Oh, my friends, the point is YOU ARE WORTH TAKING CARE OF

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3 Sneaky Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight or Reaching Your Fitness Goals

fitness May 19, 2020

 3 Sneaky Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight or Reaching Your Fitness Goals

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There are few things as hard as losing weight and reaching our fitness goals, so we want to make sure we’re not inadvertently sabotaging our best efforts.

Before I dive into these three sneaky reasons that could be hindering our weight loss and fitness goals, I want to encourage you with some Faith Fuel.

Psalm 119:105 says,

 Your word is light unto my path and a lamp unto my feet.

As we walk out our fitness through faith, we see from this scripture that God is with us. When we seek His word for answers, He’s there showing us the way. 

God wants us empowered with knowledge, so make sure one of the following is not keeping you from your goals.

3 Sneaky Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight or Reaching Your Fitness Goals

1. You have a daily habit that has a grip on you

Is there something you do daily that could be stopping...

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9 Ways to Get Snacking Under Control

food May 14, 2020

9 Ways to Get Your Snacking Under Control 

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 Hey there, friend! 

Today’s show is packed with tips on how to get snacking under control, so it doesn't derail our health and fitness goals. 

But can we snack without destroying our health goals? 

The answer is, yes.

Did you know 94% of people in the US snack daily?

I teach food, fitness, and body confidence through the Word, so I prayed a lot about this episode, because, while I want to provide a ton of helpful tips...  

I want to show how God relates to our struggles and put Him front and center.

Scripture teaches us that at the core of every human heart there is a deep spiritual hunger and thirst for God. 

When Jesus was tempted with hunger, He said, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

The key is...

Discerning hunger from temptation and...

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Quiet That Inner Critic!

faith May 12, 2020

Quiet That Inner Critic!

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Why are we so hard on ourselves?

  • Do you beat yourself up?
  • Do you rehearse what you should’ve, could’ve, or would’ve done (fill in the blank)?
  • Do you feel like you’re failing yourself every day?

Romans 8:1 tells us...

Therefore there is now no condemnation [no guilty verdict, no punishment] for those who are in Christ Jesus [who believe in Him as personal Lord and Savior].” 

But somehow it’s tough for these words to come off the page and into our thinking, right?

In your quiet moments, stop and reflect on this question: am I really failing, or am I not living up to a standard that someone else made for me?

Sweet friend, what extreme expectation or missed opportunity has a grip on you?

God blessed me to be on the 700 Club and Christian Broadcasting Network, CBN News.  (In case you'd like to check out these episodes, I've included the...

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Balance Fitness, Family, and Business Through Faith with Barre 3 Owner: Karie Johnson

fitness May 07, 2020

Balancing Fitness, Family, and Business Through Faith with Barre 3 Owner: Karie Johnson

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Do you struggle with:

  • Finding balance?

  • Having a healthy body image and teaching it to your kids?

  • Giving God your stress and problems, but taking them back? 

  • Needing to surrender parts of your life to Him to find peace?

If so, this is for you…

>> On today’s new show, bold Jesus follower, beautiful busy mama, Barre 3 owner, Karie Johnson, and I talk about all of this and more on Strong. Confident. His.<<

Here's a photo of me and Karie! She was pregnant, and I had just given her this Preggers shirt as a gift!

She immediately put it on...Love her! 

Join us and tune in!

Just press play above to listen to Karie share her inspiring faith-filled truth, or listen on apple.

When I started the Strong. Confident. His. Podcast, I saw the power of bringing real women on the show who are doing...

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Get Motivated: Faith Fuel for Your Workout

fitness May 05, 2020

Get Motivated: Faith Fuel for Your Workout

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This topic is oh so good today. 

People always ask me how are you so motivated to workout, so I’m going to share my answer.

...The truth is I wasn’t always motivated. 

Maybe today you feel like I did and working out seems like a chore, but it doesn’t have to.

Our world idealizes being fit with extremely lean bodies. I think this can make us feel defeated before we even start or make us quit when we don’t see the progress the package or promotion promised us.

...But then we’re missing the whole, real point of working out.

Too often working out is all about what we look like instead of taking care of our bodies (His Temple) I jokingly say, it isn’t about vanity it’s about sanity, because working out makes you feel amazing! 

Who wants more energy, better sleep, less stress, increased cognitive function, and of...

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A Christian Woman’s Solution to Weight Loss, Dieting, and Eating Healthy

food Apr 30, 2020

A Christian Woman’s Solution to Weight Loss, Dieting and Eating Healthy:

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  • Are you tired of starting your diet over every Monday?
  • Does it seem like you gain and lose the same five pounds every week?
  • How many times have you said this is it! I’m starting a diet on Monday, and then the weekend was an all out binge?

> Promising you’re going to live on chicken, broccoli, salmon and green beans, oats, eggs and protein shakes, doesn’t work!

Let’s face it, anyone who’s been on a diet knows that willpower doesn’t last.

 I rode this emotional roller coaster for years, and I learned the hard way, so I want to help you avoid the years of struggle.

 If you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, then you have the power of the Holy Spirit working in you.

 Maybe you never made this connection, but it’s absolutely life-changing.

Did you know that you can trade willpower for the...

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For the Days You Feel All Alone on Your Fitness Journey

fitness Apr 28, 2020

For the Days You Feel All Alone on Your Fitness Journey

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 When you make the decision to change your health, pursue a fitness goal, or tackle totally changing your body, it can feel like no one understands and that you’re all alone.

  • Do your friends and family have a hard time understanding your health goals?

  • Have you ever felt or do you feel really alone on your fitness journey?

  • Do you feel unsupported?

–> Maybe you feel like you’re the only one who’s felt this way, but I want you to assure that you’re not.

Fitness can feel isolating. Like In the middle of a gym, a group fitness class, or bringing a healthy meal to a party, you can feel completely invisible, and like you’re working toward a goal that seems like no one really gets.

I want you to know that you’re not alone!

...Many moms tell me they feel so alone they excuse themselves to the...

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Stronger Together: Build Your Faith and Fitness Community

fitness Apr 23, 2020

Stronger Together: Build Your Faith and Fitness Community

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Do you feel called to lead a faith and fitness, small group?

Or has God put someone on your heart to walk out a journey of faith and fitness together?

Accountability and community make all the difference when you're working toward your fitness goals.

On today's show, Lisa Vasseur Jarvis and I share how to start your own faith and fitness community, the importance of faith in your food, fitness, confidence, and how accountability in Christ changes everything.

My guest, Lisa, is a Proud Mom, Christ Follower, Fitness Instructor, and Healthy Food Blogger.

We cover these topics and so much more…

Getting fit and staying fit is already hard, but when you couple that with aging, hormones, dissatisfaction with your appearance, depression, and feeling like you don’t have a purpose, it can feel impossible.

Lisa shares:

1.   How she felt God calling her...

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