Think Yourself Fit

Going off last weeks post about loving yourself first., I wanted to bring up the power of the mind. The mind is truly the strongest “muscle” we have when it comes to what we do with our body. Our mind can convince us to do crazy things, and it can convince us to avoid thingsContinue reading “Think Yourself Fit”

Love Yourself First

“You cannot pour from an empty cup” In other words, you can’t help others who need you if you aren’t taking care of yourself. I want you to focus on you. It’s not selfish. It’s mandatory. I am not suggesting that you forget about your loved ones, your spouse, your kids, etc… I am just remindingContinue reading “Love Yourself First”

The Missing Link For Progress

Fat loss stalled. Muscle gain stalled. Looking softer, or guys…having issues staying “soft”? Time to diet harder, workout harder, or take more pills…right? Not so fast. What about your sleep? Sleep is a foundational component of overall healthy life. Studies have shown that with as little as only 4 days of sleep deprivation, young, healthy malesContinue reading “The Missing Link For Progress”

HELP! I Can’t Get to the Gym but I Need to Workout!

What do you do if you can’t get to the gym…because of weather, car issues, or something else – but you know you need to do something, you need to be active, or you need to blow off some steam. Look no further than body weight exercises. The only equipment you need is you – soContinue reading “HELP! I Can’t Get to the Gym but I Need to Workout!”

Your Reaction is 100% Your Fault

Jan 22, 2019…..4AM “Michael! Get up, I think we have water leaking in the basement!”, was the first thing I heard abruptly and totally unexpectedly. I sprinted downstairs, and as soon as I got to the landing at the bottom of the stairs, my heart sunk. Well, my feet also sunk because the carpet wasContinue reading “Your Reaction is 100% Your Fault”

5 MORE Quick Calorie Cuts

For the first article click here: https://mgfitlife.com/2017/02/28/5-quick-calorie-cuts/ Still looking for more tips and tricks to cut back on those calories huh? Well, just remember that if you aren’t consistent with your day to day intake, these “simple” cuts won’t make much of a dent, but they could help you get started. 1. When eating out, NEVERContinue reading “5 MORE Quick Calorie Cuts”

Add Tons of Flavor, and NO Calories With These Seasoning Combos

Plain chicken breast, steamed broccoli, and brown rice…aka “The Bodybuilder Diet” Eating healthy doesn’t have to be this boring and bland. Food is supposed to be enjoyable, pleasurable, and believe it or not, it’s easier to eat when it tastes good. The following blends of herbs, spices, and other flavor boosters will give your chicken,Continue reading “Add Tons of Flavor, and NO Calories With These Seasoning Combos”

Dinner Tonight? Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!

“I do great with breakfast and lunch, but dinner’s are tough, especially when all this kids are home.” Heard it a million times… Admit it, you have said this and thought this before. This is such a common theme in my consults and just talking with clients in general. Dinners can be daunting. You haveContinue reading “Dinner Tonight? Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!”

How to Survive a Long Weekend Food Fest, and Still Enjoy Yourself

Overview: Portions still matter, calories still matter Maintain healthy eating patterns Be active, however you can Return to your routine as soon as the trip is over Enjoy your vacation guilt free Reuben Sandwich with fries, authentic Mexican fajitas + 20 oz. margarita, Denny’s Grand Slam* and Gino’s East – Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza.Continue reading “How to Survive a Long Weekend Food Fest, and Still Enjoy Yourself”

Mindful Eating: Slow Down!

How did Thanksgiving go? I will be 100% honest with you all; I did not eat very mindfully. Mindful eating is one of the best practices that you can do to control your weight, and still enjoy foods that you like. Every time we are distracted, or rushed while eating, we tend to put moreContinue reading “Mindful Eating: Slow Down!”

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