1. Success vs Failure

    Success vs Failure Is there a hidden secret that separates the two? I believe everyone is striving to be successful.  We all have our reasons or purposes.  You more than likely have read several books, blogs, social media pages, joined network or support groups, and listened to any number of gurus…Read More

  2. Fats are delicious too

    I am going to say that one more time, Fats are delicious.  Not only are they delicious they are essential.   With out fats we would become deficient in the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. We would miss out on a vital energy source. We would create hormonal imbalances. We would impair cellula…Read More

  3. 3 Things You Should Know About Proteins

    Confused about dietary protein?   What’s better food or supplements? Proteins are an essential nutrient for optimal growth, repairing or replacing tissue, immune functions and fluid regulation.  Once consumed in the diet proteins are broken down into the building blocks of life, amino acids.  …Read More

  4. 4 Steps to Improve Carbohydrate Intake

    Carbohydrates are vital to good health.  The terms good and bad carbohydrates get thrown around. We are presuming carbohydrates are guilty of a crime.   Why else would we label them as good or bad?  Truth is carbohydrates provide energy, nutrients, and aid in GI health which contributes to good …Read More

  5. Finding Motivation to Get in Shape

    It’s no secret that everyone would like to be in better shape. Just performing some late night channel surfing, or flipping through the ads of a magazine, will reveal countless headlines or promotional videos selling “get fit quick” schemes or diets. While it would be incredible to lose weight…Read More

  6. Holiday Survival Tips

    Preventing the Extra Pounds The holidays are intended to be a joyous time spent with loved ones and a time to reflect on the good and bad time over the past year.  It is also a chance to look forward to the future.  Interesting enough it is also the time a year when people actually anticipate ga…Read More

  7. Is Excess Cardio Harmful to the Heart?

    In a recently published article in the Wall Street Journal researchers are finding out long bouts of cardio can be harmful to the heart. Trainers including myself have advised doing long bouts of cardio for years now and generally prefer some form of interval training.  Interval training is in a…Read More

  8. Top 7 Favorite Ab Exercises

    I must precede the following routine with this statement “all the abdominal exercises in the world will not give you six pack abs”.  If you strive to have six pack abs you will need to dedicate yourself to a sound nutritional plan that results in the loss of body fat. (More on that later) Here…Read More

  9. Workout of the Month December 2012

    Win the battle of holiday weight gain with this routine: Warm Up: 5 easy/moderate cardio Interval Cardio: 5 minutes hard cardio   Squats/Leg press                  2 sets 15 reps Push Ups/Chest press         2 sets 15 reps Lat Pulldowns                   …Read More

  10. Fat Loss 101 ‘Commit to Making Better Choices’

    In today’s world it seems like everyone wants to lose weight when the goal should be fat loss.  Losing fat isn’t complicated it takes only a few things: a commitment to make better choices, a technology that works and a belief you can do it.  I will tackle each topic separately.  First top…Read More