SAPT’s Advice for Strength, Health, and Jedi Skillz

Brevity is one of my virtues. Therefore, in that spirit, today’s post will sum up how to get stronger, live well, increase you Jedi skill level by 1,000, and we’re doing it hiaku style. What can be more to the point than a haiku? Happy Friday! Strength: Baby weights and fads.                                                         Ladies, please fear not. Not the best way to gain strength.                                    Weights will not make you manly, Pick up heavy things.       […]

Think Critically and Don’t Believe Everything You Hear. Example: “Forks Over Knives”

Recently, I decided to watch “Forks Over Knives,” since it’s on Netflix and I’d heard of this movie for a while (depending on who I ask, I’ve heard whisperings that it’s a “vegan propaganda” film or “the TRUTH!”. You can probably guess which group of people recounted which description.) Anyway, I wanted to watch it myself (without reading/seeking any other opinions) and see what all the fuss was about. Essentially, it was Dr. T. Collin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn trying to persuade the public to renounce their meat-eating ways in favor of a plant-based diet. Before I go further into my thoughts about the film, I do want to emphasize that I whole-heartedly agree with one of the main […]

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 […]