About That Pumpkin Spice Latte!

Oh boy… it’s BACK! ​ Some nutritionists call it the most dangerous drink in the world! ​ Yes, the yummy Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) is back at Starbucks and other coffee venues! ​ God… I wish they weren’t so delicious. But, they are!   I don’t mean to be a “Debbie Downer” but, seriously…. ​ A drink like this…

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How To Reach Your Goals

  Did you know that most people set a goal like, “Lose 20lbs” and just leave it at that.     But, goal setting isn’t quite that simple.  In fact, there is a strategy involved with goal setting.    For example, a random “passive goal” such as “Lose 20lbs” puts you at the mercy of outside…

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Junk Food Be Gone..!

  Packaged junk food is made to be addicting. There’s a reason for this – the food companies actually formulate each bite for maximum craveability. This is done with a special tantalizing balance of sugars, fat and salt.    But while junk food tastes pleasing…it will totally sabotage your fat loss efforts.   Are you…

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Food For Thought

    Have you ever thought about the intimate relationship your body has with the food you consume?   Just think about it.  You put it in your mouth… chew it, allow it to flow down your esophagus into your stomach where it will later be broken down and distributed throughout your body.     During…

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5 Lifestyle Hacks

  Want an easier way to lose body fat, increase your energy, sleep better, reinforce your immune system and just generally feel better all the way around…?    Here are just five Lifestyle Hacks that you could make almost effortlessly to help improve your health.   The fact is, everything from losing body-fat to long-term…

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What REALLY Matters…

  One day I viewed a meme on Facebook that read, “Words Matter.”   Then, a few days later, another quote: “Families Matter.”   And, no doubt, you’ve heard, “Black Lives Matter.”   Well, being in the health and fitness business, I decided to throw out a new one:  “Muscles Matter!”   This will probably…

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The Hope Molecule

  Have you ever heard of the Hope Molecule?     It represents an effective way we can feel good during trying times.    All we need to do is move our bodies.    With so much uncertainty around the globe right now, taking steps every day to monitor and improve our mental state becomes…

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How to Kick Sugar

    Why is Sugar so Bad for You…?   Well, for starters, sugar promotes rapid fat storage.  But, there’s a lot more that sugars to negatively impact your physical wellbeing:   Sugar Weakens Your Immune System Sugar Causes Insulin Resistance Sugar is As Addictive As Hard Drugs Sugar Speeds Up the Aging Process Sugar Raises…

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Power-Up Your Routine

  Here’s an advanced exercise recommendation that is so simple — yet it makes all of the difference when it comes to your results!   Did you know that over 90% of “newbie exercisers” fail to achieve their goals — even after a full year of consistently exercising?   This shouldn’t be happening.   It…

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How to Spot a Terrible Personal Trainer in Five Easy Steps!

  For the most part, I’m a pretty positive thinking dude. My football coach told me that if I didn’t have something positive to say that I should keep my mouth shut. Good advice and it’s served me well.   Breaking that promise to my football coach is a tough one but necessary with this…

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