We all find ourselves in a moral dilemma when we shift our focus to eating healthier. “I really want to eat that [insert food], but I’m on this new diet and it doesn’t allow [insert food].” The boss buys lunch for everyone in the office but since your diet won’t allow it you end up staringContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Finding a healthy substitute that tastes great”
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Skip the easy route, enjoy the view at the top
After working in a gym for so long, I’ve seen so many people that signed up and paid their fees only to be a “no show” three months later. They didn’t stay motivated because their goals were not life changers. However, when your goals are big and your passion is present, actionable steps start to form. Too many people settle for the easy route and never get to see the view from the top.
NTOTW: What your plate should look like
As much as the internet and social media has opened up the flood gates for information, it’s still a struggle for many to put together a healthy and complete meal. Our culture is centered around productivity and efficiency. Hence, the rise of fast food restaurants that allow us to grab and go to allow usContinue reading “NTOTW: What your plate should look like”
Wait..why do I want to be athletic again?
Athletic again programming asks you to run, jump, hop, squat, and push/press, and pull stuff. That, in essence, is every way in which you can express the qualities listed earlier. That is how you will get your athleticism back. Move heavy stuff quickly and do all the things that encompasses an athlete on a daily basis. I want you to focus on getting back the things your body forgot it could do. It takes soreness and a little gritting of the teeth, but it will give you far more benefits than without it. Put meaning behind your effort and the results will be there.
Sweat, but don’t sweat the small stuff
Sweat, but don’t sweat the small stuff When you first get started going back into the gym, it’s overwhelming. You look around and there is so much going on. What the heck is that guy doing? Why the heck is she throwing that ball at that thing? Why is that guy grunting so loud? ShouldContinue reading “Sweat, but don’t sweat the small stuff”
Improving the way you do “core” work
I can say with confidence that a high percentage of people headed to the gym today are going to do a few ab exercises. But instead of “abs”, sometimes you will often hear it phrased “core work”. To set the record straight, there’s a difference between doing a little tummy tightening and actual “core work”.Continue reading “Improving the way you do “core” work”
Nutrition tip of the week: What supplements do I buy?
This is an important topic. The supplement industry is doing a great job of marketing and selling you on the fact that you can buy a magic bullet. Understand that success can be achieved for free by your own hard work and patience.
Don’t be that guy at the gym: Avoiding severe bro-ness like the plague as you venture back into the gym
We’ve all seen them.
We’ve probably hesitated to go to the gym to avoid the specific times they go.
I’m talking “bros”. And without proper advice, you could find yourself in the middle of a full swarm of them.
Here are four tips to avoid being the bro, bro.
Nutrition Tip of the Week: Healthy snacks you can take to work
A question I’ve been getting lately from clients and friends is, “What is the healthiest way to snack when I’m busy all day?”. This is a good question, especially for people who are really trying to improve but can’t seem to find a way to fit it into their work schedule. Hungry workers = grumpyContinue reading “Nutrition Tip of the Week: Healthy snacks you can take to work”
Book Review: The Power of Moments by Dan and Chip Heath
Here is a book review on The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath. Great book on how to create powerful moments in your workplace and life.