Breaking out of a Workout Rut

What are some general reasons people fall into a workout rut?   There are so many ways you can fall into a rut with your workouts!    One of the most important pieces of the ‘health puzzle’ is integrating a realistic plan at an appropriate intensity. Especially at this time of year, individuals are motivatedContinue reading “Breaking out of a Workout Rut”

Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance

Energy Balance Whether you are in the middle of deciding to increase mass or drop bodyweight, the very first and most important step in achieving a healthy nutritional balance is figuring out how much energy your body needs. The most simple form of measurement is keeping track of the amount of food you eat. YouContinue reading “Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance”

Getting Fit 101: Measurements Worth Tracking

The last couple of weeks I have been riddled with ideas, thoughts and new ways of thinking. I’ve compiled a small group of testers to track a few measureable data points each day, week and month. The intention of the data is to keep track of your health and see how you progress with aContinue reading “Getting Fit 101: Measurements Worth Tracking”

Behavior Drives Results

Wake up. Brush your teeth. Take a shower. Eat Breakfast. Go to work and make money. Go home. Eat dinner. Go to sleep. Far too often, I see this kind of routine. It is a pleasure of mine to learn and work with all of the professionally successful people I do. At the same time,Continue reading “Behavior Drives Results”

Killing Sugar Cravings

YO! A topic I probably should have addressed in one of my first blog posts ever…sugar cravings. Everyone knows it’s terrible to consume a metric crap ton in one sitting, but I’ll be the first to admit I’ve destroyed a bag of Twizzlers or Skittles in my day. With no regrets. That shit is likeContinue reading “Killing Sugar Cravings”

Day 1 in the Gym

There’s a guy I know who’s scared shitless of the gym. Mirrors everywhere. Jacked dudes and beautiful women with wandering eyes. There’s an unspoken pressure to lift at least as much as the person next to you. And an uncomfortable feeling of asking someone to spot you…and being so nervous that you just try toContinue reading “Day 1 in the Gym”

Easy Diet Changes to Lower Cholesterol

Soluble fiber is the stuff that is found in beans, oats, seeds, etc. Which is a bit different than the stuff in fruits and veggies (still YUGELY beneficial for overall health). Here are some of the best sources of soluble fiber out there to combat high cholesterol! 1)Beans 2)Oats 3)Brussel Sprouts 4)Flaxseed What YOU canContinue reading “Easy Diet Changes to Lower Cholesterol”

Kitchen Makeover

‘If a food is in your possession or located in your residence, either you, someone you love, or someone you marginally tolerate will eventually eat it.’ Today’s Challenge  – Give your kitchen a makeover. Get rid of the crap in your fridge. If there is a question as to whether it is crap or not –Continue reading “Kitchen Makeover”

Your Baseball Card

Baseball cards used to be a huge thing. You’d see the player picture on the front (with a cheesy pose most of the time), combined with the lifetime stats on the back of the card. You could see home runs, batting average and other stats over the career of a player. It was something thatContinue reading “Your Baseball Card”