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Why Sara finally feels confident in a bathing suit

Why Sara finally feels confident in a bathing suit

Sara was constantly immersed in an atmosphere of negativity. This stifled her from achieving her health and fitness goals. "I put on a fake smile and pretended that I didn't hear the laughs," she recalled. "I joined PumpUp at 186 lbs. [Though I experienced] a lot of ups and downs, I never gave up. I kept going, and it's only because of the endless support that PumpUp gave me. 

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#MyResolution Day 8: Realistic Goal - We’ve set our ultimate resolutions, so what’s a realistic, short term goal that you want to accomplish? Whether it’s reaching new personal record or working up to a new yoga pose, let us know if you have a very specific goal that you’d love to accomplish this week! PumpUp member @_marieta_’s is to go swimming at least 2x a week

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Good ol’ #SharkWeek is coming to an end… sad face right! Out-swimming those scary, crazy, petrifying creatures that we’ve been watching all week long is what’s inspiring this post. Swimming can actually improve your cardio-respiratory fitness. Not only can a good swim burn 500-650 calories per hour, but it is a good break from the summer sun, a low-impact exercise, and we can continue doing it until we’re 90! Once you become a pro at swimming, no shark on shark week, will be able to touch you.