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7 Inspirational Tweets for Twitter's Birthday


Happy birthday, Twitter! While 140 characters or less may have seemed inconsequential when the social networking service launched seven years ago, we soon realized the impact just a few words can have on us—and when it comes to exercise motivation, every little bit helps.

To celebrate Twitter's b-day, we've rounded up a few of our favorite inspiring tweets from our favorite tweeps. Be sure you're following all of them, as well as @SHAPE_Magazine to turn your Twitter newsfeed into a one-stop shop for everything you need to live your healthiest, physically and mentally.

1. Best-selling author of The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin tweeted, "@GretchenRubin: Secret of Adulthood: Accept yourself, and expect more from yourself." 

2. Fitness and lifestyle coach Liz DiAlto (pictured) offers insight, "@LizDiAlto: 'We tend to steer our lives in the direction of the lessons we need to learn' ~Don Campbell"

3. Nutrition guru and our very own resident Diet Doctor, Mike Roussell, Ph.D.,will get you going on a Monday morning:"@MikeRoussell: Remember this as you start your week. Make Monday your best day ever. #fitfluential #livewithfire"

4. Celebrity trainer and best-selling author of The Body Reset Diet, Harley Pasternak tweets about health news that will keep you informed, "@HarleyPasternak: WHY YOU NEED TO ACT TODAY IF YOUR OVERWEIGHT...Is obesity irreversible? Timing is key in weight loss:…"

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5. Creator of P90X and fitness guru Tony Horton will motivate you to give it your all, "@TonyHorton: Whatever your 100% is... give it!! #Fitness #TonyHorton"

6. FItness trainer and inventor of ValSlides, Valerie Waters will pump you up, "@ValerieWaters: Ignore your head and get out of bed and do it anyway. Let's go! #Fitfluential #GoGetIt"

7. Former editorial director at and fitness editor at Men's Health, we love Adam Bornstein's encouraging tweets, "@BornFitness: No Time. No motivation. No hope. No belief. No money. No reason for any of those to stop you. #BeRelentless #Believe"


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