Are You Eating Enough?

Most nutrition marketing I see about weight loss is about eating less calories. However, it may surprise you that many people I coach aren’t eating enough calories. Because the people I work with are active, lift weights, play sports, or all of the above, they need to fuel their bodies with more calories to sustain…

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Why We Fail

Failure is necessary if you’re on a worthy pursuit, but failure is only temporary if you understand it, embrace it, and learn from it. If you think you are failing at something, ask yourself these questions:

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Why I Don’t Coach Weight Loss

The majority of people I’ve trained in my career or heard discuss their fitness goals, name weight loss as their primary goal. Although I understand it is an important goal for them to achieve, it almost always leads to frustration and failure. People convince themselves they aren’t getting results because the scale doesn’t reflect a…

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Fitness Confusion

“Rookies debate and complicate, experts simplify.” – Dustin Hassard Are all of the fitness experts confusing you? No matter what topic you come across in fitness, someone is telling you something different. What you thought you knew to be true is contradicted by someone else. People will vent their frustration when they hear a new…

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Pain is a Good Friend

“Pain will leave once it is done teaching you.” – Bruce Lee Pain has a negative association. Obviously, who wants pain? I want to convince you that pain is one of your biggest allies. Like a good friend, it has some bad news for you, and you don’t want to hear it. But your buddy,…

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Chemically Induced Sleep

Using alcohol, prescription sleeping pills, or melatonin to fall asleep is not a long-term sleep solution and can even impair your ability to sleep without them. Restrict the use of these as “sleep-aids” for the short term. ….. Roxanne Prichard, a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of Minneapolis, says, “if you chemically…

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Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition for Chronic Injuries

Disclaimer! Anytime you are dealing with injury, it’s very complex and case-specific. This information is specific to chronic injuries. Although some of this will apply to acute injuries, acute injuries have different nutritional guidelines. This is to give you some ideas to explore further, but discuss your nutrition needs for injury and rehabilitation with a…

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You Can Do Anything

“All behavior is belief driven.” – Jim Kwik In this weeks issue: You Can Do Anything The 2-Minute Warm-Up for Runners Vitamin D Goodnight in 1-2-3-4-5 The P.R.I.C.E. is Wrong Now Serving Brains Disclaimer! I’m going to lay on the moto pretty thick today so if you’re immune to motivational messages, skip to the next…

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Master the Basics, Do What You Already Know

One of the more common responses I get when coaching people on exercise and nutrition is “I already know this.” If we weren’t such sensitive creatures I would respond by saying “then f@$k&ng’ do it!”, but as we all know, “saying” and “doing” are in a constant battle with each other. They just don’t get…

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When and How to Train to Get Results

In short, I’ve created a Simple Training Program that answers the following questions: What type of workouts should I do? How often should I workout? What results can I expect? This program covers when and how I recommend you train based on the results you want to get. You can download it below. Now, I’ll…

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