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The 5 Stages of Sustainable Fat Loss

  The Stages to the Path of Sustainable Fat Loss: Counting Calories Counting Macros Creating a positive relationship with food Eliminating food as an emotional comfort Intuitive Eating The path to long term, sustainable fat loss, and health can be a long and winding road. There are many stops, detours, and speed bumps along theContinue reading “The 5 Stages of Sustainable Fat Loss”

Hopping and Hoping…Why They Will Get You Nowhere.

*No, I’m not talking about physically hopping up and down like a bunny. I spent this past weekend in Chicago with my wife, and some of my closest friends watching one abysmal baseball team (my Minnesota Twins), and one extremely dominant team (the Chicago Cubs). On Sunday, we weren’t in too much of a hurry toContinue reading “Hopping and Hoping…Why They Will Get You Nowhere.”

[Guest Post] The Best Exercises Your Not Doing

Hey All, Real quick here. I was fortunate enough to be featured on an awesome collaborative blog post earlier this week on The Barbell Physio.com along side some pretty big movers and shakers in the industry. CLICK HERE –> http://www.thebarbellphysio.com/2016/04/11/great-exercises-you-are-not-doing/ It was a great honor to be featured on this list. Make sure you check out allContinue reading “[Guest Post] The Best Exercises Your Not Doing”

Change Your Attitude, Change Your Habits, Change Your LIFE

I will start tomorrow. I will start next week. I will start after I finish this project… All things that we all mutter at some point when it comes to placing our own health ahead of other parts of our life. Why wait until next week? Why wait until next month? Why wait? That tellsContinue reading “Change Your Attitude, Change Your Habits, Change Your LIFE”

So Your Doctor Told You…You Have High Cholesterol

“Your cholesterol numbers are high, you need to go on this drug to bring them down.” Thanks doc. However, there may be ways that you can bring your numbers down before having to opt for a statin, or other cholesterol fighting drug. Before I go on, I do want to say that there are SOMEContinue reading “So Your Doctor Told You…You Have High Cholesterol”

So Your Doctor Told You…You Are Pregnant!

Welcome to another installment of “So Your Doctor Told You”. Maybe you don’t need a doctor to tell you that you are pregnant, but in this post I tend to tackle some of the common questions surrounding fitness and nutrition during pregnancy. Guys, I know this post may not pertain to you, but you mayContinue reading “So Your Doctor Told You…You Are Pregnant!”

So Your Doctor Told You…You Have Pre-Diabetes

Welcome to the second installment of “So Your Doctor Told You”. Today I’m going to discuss pre-diabetes, and how exercise and nutrition can help prevent it, or even get you or someone you know backed away from it. What is pre-diabetes? Also known as impaired glucose intolerance, it is where your blood sugar levels areContinue reading “So Your Doctor Told You…You Have Pre-Diabetes”

5 Foods You Should NEVER Eat While Doing These 5 Worthless and Dangerous Exercises

If you are looking for 5 terrible foods, and 5 terrible exercises, stop reading this now. I have seen, and been sent, several of these articles posted throughout the internet. These articles can be pretty good, and some can be pretty damn bad. Trainer Mike says: Many of the “5 Exercises You Should NEVER Do” articlesContinue reading “5 Foods You Should NEVER Eat While Doing These 5 Worthless and Dangerous Exercises”

So Your Doctor Told You…You Need to Lose 10 Pounds

HAPPY NEW YEAR, and welcome, or welcome back! It has truly been too long since I blogged, but I am back with some big ideas and am looking forward to getting back to doing what I love. Through out this coming year, I will be tackling some of the most common “medical diagnosis’” that weContinue reading “So Your Doctor Told You…You Need to Lose 10 Pounds”

Single Arm Dumbbell Row: Correction!

The single arm dumbbell row is a great back exercise that puts extra emphasis on core stabilization. However, many people tend to pull with their upper trap muscles, bring the dumb bell too far out from the body, or set up in a rounded (kyphotic) back posture. Check out this quick video I shot toContinue reading “Single Arm Dumbbell Row: Correction!”

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