Bonnie Pfiester

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We have a rule at our house. We aren’t allowed to complain unless we are doing something about it. I can’t say we always abide by it, but if one of us complains, the first response is either “what are you doing about it?” or a reminder that we need to start doing something about it.
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We all complain. “I’m fat”, “I’m tired”, “I’m so tired of being broke”, “the house is a mess”, “I hate ______”, but many of our complaints are a result of self-inflicted blows. We eat like crap and wake up the next day feeling horrible. We are tired because we don’t go to bed early enough. We are stressed because we haven’t learned to say “no”. We are broke because we spent too much on stuff we had no business buying. You get the picture?
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What is the solution? If we start working on the solution as much as we complained we’d have little to complain about. It may require taking some risks, working hard and practicing a lot of discipline but the cool thing is we get a fresh new day every day to keep trying!
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Let today start a new week of fixing what we messed up so we no longer have anything to complain about!
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#mondaymotivation #monslay #fitnessmotivation #gymmotivation #motivation #motivationalquotes #liftvero
When a Great Dane begs... lol 😂 No Soup for You Marley! .
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#greatdane #greatdanesofinstagram #danesofinstagram #greatdanes #dogsofinstagram #lunchtime
I don’t know why we treat food differently than any other thing in our life. Everything has a cost. We might be able to afford an expensive dinner out but can our body afford it - or are we in debt to our eyeballs?
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Body fat is literally unpaid debt; a result of food we never paid off. It’s not something we like to think about, but it’s the reality.
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Dieting is simply a season of paying off old debts. It doesn’t mean you can never splurge again, it just means you shouldn’t do it now. Once the debt is paid off, then we can work hard to manage our calories better and keep our debt-to-income ration down and be a better steward of our calories.
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#diet #weightloss #truthtalk #truth #health #dieting #nutrition #goals #fitnessmotivation #fitnessquotes #gym #calories #food
Here’s what a Lift Workout looks like (sporting our new @movestrong equipment!). When you sign up for our Lift training program, you get one upper body workout, one lower body workout and one sweat (full body) conditioning workout each week. VIP Lift members get unlimited access. It’s like personal training in a group setting. All ages, all shapes, all sizes, working toward their goal. You choose to lift light or heavy, depending on your goal. Lift workouts use the @myzonemoves heart rate monitoring system. And the best part? Every workout is fresh and new. We are constantly changing things up so you never get bored!
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So proud of what Lift is becoming and the lives that are changing in our new Lift 6 week challenge! So thankful for the opportunity be a part of so many lives! So thankful for the members who support us and have been there through all the changes and remodel! Just super thankful today!!
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#liftvero #verobeach #workout #movestrong
One of the hardest things to do is to not let what people think about us affect us. Most of us want to be liked, want to be thought well of, hate disappointing people, hate saying no. We love praise and we despise criticism.
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An insult can ruin a day and a huge compliment can make us feel a million bucks. But, in order to live in a healthier balance, we have to be able to care less about what people think and care more about what God thinks.
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God’s opinion is the only one that truly matters. His guidelines and expectations are constant. They do not change based on his emotions or circumstance. And He only wants what’s best for us, unlike the heart of man.
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It’s a hard task to accomplish, but if we can protect ourself against what we allow in our hearts and minds, we can endure pretty much anything with a smile as long as we are doing our best.
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“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭4:23‬ ‭
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“Don't be like the people of this world, but let God change the way you think. Then you will know how to do everything that is good and pleasing to him.”
‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:2‬ ‭
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#motivationquote #quote #heart #opinion #heartandmind #transformed #renewyourmind
I admit it. I almost died today. Serves me right, working out without eating breakfast. And it was alllll caught on camera! lol 😂
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THE WORKOUT:
NO REST AT ALL 💦 .
BLITZ 1: (15s each X 3)
Jax
Mountain Climbers
Jogs
Sit Ups

Strength #1
10 Lat pull down
20 Superman band row 
4 X, Reducing reps each round to 8/16, 5/10, 1/5
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BLITZ #2
Burpees
Plank Jax
Jogs
Push ups 
15 sec each X 3

Strength #2 -4 X, same reps 10/20, 8/16, 5/10, 1/5
10 Decline push ups (feet up)
20 Lateral raises
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BLITZ #3
Heismans
Tuck jumps
Snow angels
Skaters
15s X 3
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Strength #3 (same reps)
10 Squats 
20 Walking lunges

BLITZ #4
Air sqaats
Squat thrusts
Mart Catherine’s
Jogs
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Glad that’s over! .
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#workout #sweat #cardio #conditioning #eternitywarrior #liveexercise
I don’t mind my age number # going up ⬆️, but the mirror reminds 🧐me that that number comes with noticeable “side affects” 👵🏼 and that’s something I do mind. I mind it very much.
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At 48, I can’t help but notice all the changes that remind me its only going to get worse. Lol. Sagging skin, wrinkles, crows feet, worry lines, grey hair, hair growing from places hair should not grow, hair not growing places you wish it would grow, wooly grey eyebrow hairs that grow twice as long as they should, crepey skin, sun spots white spots, bumpy spots, pitted spots, life’s scars, surgery scars, sun damage, wrinkly hands, old hands, old feet, bunions, the sudden need to wear comfortable shoes, a slight envious feeling when you see younger women wearing 4 inch heels (and they aren’t wincing in pain), the feeling of disappointment that you are THAT woman who wears wedges and is jealous of young women who wear cute shoes ... I could continue but Instagram only gives you so many words. Lol.
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#age #over40 #pushing50 #fitover40 #aging #healthyaging
Happy birthday to me! 🎉 I can’t remember having such a special birthday. ❤️ Fitness cupcakes, family, friends, Twister, Heads Up charades and lots and LOTS and LOOOOTS of laughing. Thank you @stevepfiester @trippykitttty @mindyschiermyer @mschiermyer @emilie_redmon @thesidelineshow @pjimgallagher @low_end_flow @julianne_talley @ttsing4u and all of @liftvero staff and members for making it such a special day!! .
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#happybirthday #pushing50 #fitover40 #party #cupcakes #twister
Like Theodore Roosevelt said, “Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” You can be the best of the best in your field, talent or passion and still fail miserably in life if all your best abilities, gifts and achievements are done without love.
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@pjimgallagher demonstrated this beautifully yesterday, reading a beautiful passage from Shakespeare while @dr.lorentz banged on the symbol. Sadly, I have no idea what he read because I was too destructed by the clanging noise.
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The point? No one will hear us, no matter how much knowledge, wisdom or eloquence we have if we don’t have love.
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Every time I get frustrated and want to correct someone, perfect something or even help someone, I will hear that repetitive clanging symbol in the back of my mind, reminding myself that no words are worth speaking if I am not saying it out of a love for God and people.
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Such a great visual and reminder that we can do many great things but learning how to true love people, including the unloveable, will always be the greatest quest and achievement.
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“If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.” ‭‭1 Cor.‬ ‭13:1‬
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#love #scripture #lovepeople #lovegod #faith #growthquotes #quote #motivation #mondaymotivation
I love banyan trees! Here’s a little fun fact. Did you know there is a banyan tree in India where it’s branches spread over 8 acres because of the tree’s aerial prop roots that mature into thick trunks, resembling a whole grove of trees, when in fact they can all be linked to one primary trunk?! Crazy right?! I’m so easily impressed and entertained. I love the great outdoors!
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#florida #palmbeachzoo #palmbeach #banyantree #nature #funfacts #travel
Eating healthy costs. 💰 But medicine 💊 , doctor’s visits 👨‍⚕️ and hospital bills 🏥 cost more. Either way, we will pay 💵 . We get to choose whether we want to INVEST 😃 in good health or PAY 😩 for it later.  And believe me, we will 📈.
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This is why @stevepfiester and I chose to start using only all-natural 🍏supplements. That’s why I take vitamins now - and not just any vitamins, but the best 🏆 vitamins. This is why I don’t compromise 👊🏼 with quality 🥇and I choose undenatured 🥛 whey over just any 🗑 whey you can get (considering brands are legally allowed to call something a whey protein as long as it has 29% whey in it!) and that’s why I cleanse 🔄 because I believe in detoxing❌my body and taking care 🙌🏼 of it, not just my fitness🏋🏻‍♀️, but my health! 🤸🏼‍♂️
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Granted, I lived most of my 48 years 🤪 pretending like I would never age 👵🏼 and ignoring what I was putting ☠️ in my body. But, after a few health issues 💉🏨and after experiencing the effects of aging 👩🏼‍🦳🤓🤫😵, I think much differently now. It’s not just about muscles 💪🏼and body fat😣. I want to look 💃🏼 good, but more importantly, I want to FEEL 🏃🏼‍♀️🙌🏼good!
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A healthy body takes work💪🏼. It takes making 🤔 sacrifices. It takes discipline 🤨. It takes money 💵 . But, I know poor health 🤒costs a whole lot more💀🥴!
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#health #wellness #nutrition #diet #eatclean #healthcare #wholefoods #protein #supplements #healthyaging #fitover40
Sunny skies, nice breeze, awesome dogs and a morning off with Steve in #verobeach! I guess this is what retirement would feel like! I’ll try not to get used to it... yet! Lol .
#florida #greatdane #greatdanesofinstagram #danesofinstagram #summer #dogsofinstagram