Never Strength Trained Before? No Problem.

  Strength training is growing in popularity among average Joe’s and Jane’s, which is friggin awesome! I write about its importance all the time, and how it is literally the fountain of youth (when done correctly). One of my client’s grandsons just signed up for a gym membership because he enjoyed training this summer. HowContinue reading “Never Strength Trained Before? No Problem.”

Reach Your Goals Faster By Adding THIS to Your Plan

“I’m going to get healthy” “I’m going to save more money for ____” “I’m going to spend more time with my family” All reasonable goals that people might say. However, what is the one common trend among them? They are all about “I”. While there is nothing wrong with wanting to do things for yourself,Continue reading “Reach Your Goals Faster By Adding THIS to Your Plan”

Chronic Macro Tracking Gone Wrong…

My latest article was just published over at DrJohnRusin.com, and it is one that I am very honored and proud to have written for him and his team. CLICK HERE TO READ IT! Those of you who know me or work with me might find yourselves scratching your heads a bit though, saying “Mike, IContinue reading “Chronic Macro Tracking Gone Wrong…”

Eating While on the Road

If you travel a lot for work or find yourself in the car a large portion of the day, it can seem like the food choices are stacked against you if you are trying to maintain some sort of healthy diet, or even tougher if you are trying to actually lose some weight. Truth is,Continue reading “Eating While on the Road”

What’s the Deal with Gluten and Dairy?

Maybe you just read the latest article from that magazine in the check out aisle at the grocery store and it said that gluten and dairy are to blame for bloating, gut issues, and fat retention. Maybe your friend Cindy told you that she stopped eating gluten and she feels so much better and hasContinue reading “What’s the Deal with Gluten and Dairy?”

It Doesn’t Matter How Much You Know

“Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care”. – Teddy Roosevelt (or other’s have been attributed to first saying this) This quote is pretty universal to many industries, especially anything dealing with providing a service for someone. You could be the smartest trainer in the world, have 10 different abbreviations afterContinue reading “It Doesn’t Matter How Much You Know”

The 10 Commandments of Nutrition

Nutrition and diets seem to be on a level of religious status these days. People swear by them as the end-all-be-all way of living, claim to cure disease, if you eat a certain food you are damned to hell, and these foods will cleanse the already cleansing and healthy organs like the liver and kidneys…Continue reading “The 10 Commandments of Nutrition”

Something Over Everything

We want it all. We want it now. We want to do mega change right now… Some people can handle this, but most people will crumble, and quit. Think about anything big, and life-changing. This time 3 years ago I was just under one month out from my wedding. I may be a bit biased,Continue reading “Something Over Everything”

This ONE Food May Be Holding Your Fat Loss Back

Recent groundbreaking studies have been released just this past week showing some very convincing evidence that one food and one food alone needs to be cut out of your diet immediately if you really want to lose fat for good. Researchers and experts have all claimed that this research is truly groundbreaking, and think itContinue reading “This ONE Food May Be Holding Your Fat Loss Back”

One Step At A Time Will Lead to Many Leaps Forward

“That’s IT! I’m getting healthy…on Monday.”  – anyone who has decided to try their hand at a diet/exercise routine. The problem is that most people who decide to finally do something about their health go at it like a guy trying to ride a unicycle, blindfolded while juggling up a flight of stairs…instead of just walkingContinue reading “One Step At A Time Will Lead to Many Leaps Forward”

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