Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Food has no power. Perhaps I should expand on that. Food has no power except the power you give it, just like everything and everyone else in life. I know, I know- -you're mulling that one over in your mind, thinking about how you and your situation are different and there are people and things in your life that … Continue reading Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Hit it and quit it? Nah

Juicy J is not alone- there are times when we all would like to hit it and quit it. Obviously, who wouldn't? Life has shown me that I'm not the only one who would like to do what I want to do when I want to do it, get the results I desire with whatever … Continue reading Hit it and quit it? Nah

Want results? Channel Steve Rogers

  Why am I advising you to look to alter-ego Steve Rogers instead of  Captain America for motivation? Because without Steve Rogers there would be no Captain America. Steve Rogers created Captain America long before he received the dose of serum that transformed his body into the masterpiece of physical stamina that could now serve to complement the … Continue reading Want results? Channel Steve Rogers

Start with ONE

The push-up, with its multi-faceted muscle toning benefits, should become your best buddy. It's not a new move, by any means, but many beginning-to-intermediate exercisers avoid it due to a misguided belief that they "can't do them". BZZZZZZZZZ...sorry, I'm going to need a judge's ruling on that: YES.YOU. CAN. It is simply a matter of learning the technique and … Continue reading Start with ONE

Oh say, can you see beyond the scale?

As I've said before, nothing helps change my perspective like a visual. As you can see from the above photo, 5 lbs of fat may be equal to 5 lbs of muscle in weight, but it is clearly not equal in volume. Another good reason why we need encouragement not to live by the number … Continue reading Oh say, can you see beyond the scale?

Quieting the logical mind

Actually, I'm not even sure if it's the "logical" mind that I'm talking about as much as the human side of our nature that seems magnetically drawn to mimic the behaviors of our peers and deem these practices a favorable formula for us to emulate. Logical seems a subjective term, because perhaps you don't consider following the herd mentality … Continue reading Quieting the logical mind