Post-Holiday Physique Quick Fixes

I apologize. I have no intention of giving you a “quick fix.” Why? Because they don’t exist.  Yup, the media and fitness “experts” have lied to you. There is no such thing as “10 Minutes to Abz” or ,”Cleanse Food of the month” or any other such nonsense as that. Want to know the secret? 1. Consistency- eating well 90% of the time (you can have treats. But remember they’re once-in-a-while occasions. That’s why they’re “treats.”) and exercising regularly (not just in January). 2. Consistency 3. Consistency Notice a trend here? This month we’re going to be dispelling some of the proliferous myths of the fitness world as well as offer solutions to maintaing a healthy lifestyle, and your sanity, that actually […]

Maximize Each Workout: 3 Practical Tips on Mindset

The mindset associated with any training plan is really what makes the difference in achieving your goals. Sets, reps, exotic exercise selection, equipment, etc. doesn’t make a drop of difference if you are only 60% engaged, focused, and mentally committed. Here are 3 practical tips to get you in the zone – and keep you there – for your next workout session: Pre-workout Nutrition: This is HUGE and probably the MOST practical of these three tips. If you match yourself with the correct pre-workout nutrition for your body, you will be set up with plenty of fuel and focus. Pre-workout nutrition can come in the form of whole food meal, supplement, and/or some kind of stimulant. I’ve tried a number […]

Eating For Strength and Fitness: Improving Your Gains Via Food

Fitness- n. 1. the condition of being physically fit and healthy. 2. the quality of being suitable to fulfill a particular role or task. As most of us realize that our overall fitness includes both exercise and diet. Would anyone pour sugar water into a car’s gas tank and expect it to win NASCAR races (or run at all for that matter)? It’s the same with the human body: you can’t load up your body with sugars (and highly processed frankenfood) and expect to achieve athletic feats and improve your physical streng So what should we eat to provide the fuel our bodies need to crush heavy weights, tear it up on the fields and courts, and rise to Jedi Master status? Lean […]