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Get Your Money’s Worth From Personal Training
This is gonna be the best year of your life for fitness. You’ve made up your mind. You don’t quite know what that means, but it’s gonna include hiring a professional to give you direction. Great! I’m a big fan of hiring trainers. You only get one body. Treat... Read more
12 Months in 2017; 12 Nutrition Changes In 4 Steps
If you’ve ever tried to change a habit, you know firsthand. It ain’t easy. For better or worse, habits are the aspect of our lives that allow us to process new information. Otherwise, we’d always need our brain power for everything we do. My favorite example is the light... Read more
Travel Essentials; 5 Places To Workout When There’s No Gym
During the holidays or any time of travel, finding a place to work on your fitness can prove challenging. Family and friends are no help either, especially if they don’t workout themselves. They’ll send you to the local park, where you’ll find nothing but untamed trees and grass or... Read more
This New Year Resolve To Make Change You’ll Get Behind
The big day is coming. This is the most important day of the year. No, not December 21st, 24th, 25th or 26th. Nobody in fitness cares about the solstice, Kwanzaa, Christmas or Hanukkah. It’s New Year’s Eve that matters the most. Oh sure, those other holidays are great. This... Read more
The 3 Reasons You Can’t Squat Right And What To Do About Them
The golden standard of the squat is affectionately called ass-to-grass. It’s the position where your butt is closest to the ground, with your heels flat. This is a common resting position in countries across Asia and the pacific, but uncommon in the Americas, with good reason. It has nothing to... Read more
Is Your Bathroom Time A Pain In The Rear? Here’s Why
A niche subject online, the art of squatting on the toilet, is gaining attention along with other bathroom activities. Is it necessary? It stands to reason that bathroom habits should evolve. If they hadn’t, we’d still use holes in the floor. No, thank you. Could it be that we’ve been... Read more
Fighting Adversity Is What Fitness Is All About
Let’s agree, fitness is hard. There are infinitely more reasons not to exercise, starting with the fact that it’s not a natural habit. Well, maybe it is a habit for you, but it’s a habit that’s easy to drop. Exercise is work. My advocation of managing your fitness habit... Read more
This Is How You Will Avoid Holiday Weight Gain In 3 Easy Steps
You could just toss your hands in the air and go nuts all month, eating without regard, designing plans for a new you come January 1st. Your plan to lose it in the new year is not wise. The cold hard truth is that most plans to lose weight... Read more
How To Beat Bloating According To A GI Doctor
You might have heard of any number of ways in which to deal with your bloating, but how can you be sure that what you’re doing is actually going to work? Taking influence from a professional is the best way to get around the matter and ensure that what... Read more
Here’s Why Butter Is Better In Your Batter
In case you hadn’t noticed, butter is back in a big way if you accept everything you read online. Perhaps we should slow down before we go nuts. For years, nutritionists and doctors advised us to stay away from it because of all those saturated fats. Saturated fat was... Read more
5 Gym Activities That Don’t Matter That You Think Do
Any fitness fanatic who can look deep into the mirror at the eyes looking back will admit it; we’ve all done silly things in the gym. We’ve all held beliefs about what we’re doing; beliefs, that in time, we learn are not fact-based. It happens. The explanation for why is lengthy... Read more
Are You Lacking In Vitamin B12? Here’s How To Know
Do you have unexplained fatigue, shortness of breath and muscle weakness? You could be seriously lacking in vitamin B12. Essential for the nervous system, vitamin B12 helps to create DNA and RNA, which are both essential building blocks for the rest of your body. Failing to get enough of... Read more
Your Crash Diet To Lose Weight Is Doomed; Here’s Why
Crash diets are nothing new. Neither is the opinion that diets are bad. And yet, that doesn’t stop people from taking to drastic measures every day, cutting their calories to near-starvation levels. Despite strong logical arguments against this practice, healthy-minded adults take chance with their nutrient intake every day. There are many... Read more
To Change Your Results In The Gym Change Just One Thing 
So you’ve been working out like a metronome, more so than ever before in your life. At first, the results came with haste. People had nothing but compliments every time they saw you. Now the results and compliments have taken a pause. Maybe you’re thinking this is as good... Read more
Using The My Virtual Mission App You Can Run The Entire Globe
The recently awarded My Virtual Mission app is surging in popularity, and with good reason. Your normal gym time, which can be boring, suddenly has a goal, stretched out across the world. You have to log the calories to complete your virtual missions, but you don’t have to log... Read more
Dealing With Canker Sores? Here’s How To Cut Down The Pain
Simply put, canker sores are no fun at all. A different kind of problem to cold sores, canker sores are open wounds that form around the soft tissues of the mouth, around the gums, lips and tongue. Typically white and round in appearance, canker sores can cause a whole... Read more
Earn Your Thanksgiving Now With These Maximum Fat Burning Tricks
If you’re anywhere in the world you may soon find yourself cramming turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie into your mouth like you were starving. In case you’re not familiar with it, Thanksgiving is the US holiday where we celebrate a legendary meal shared between Europeans and the indigenous people. The spirit... Read more
Are You A Huncher? Improve Your Posture With These Yoga Moves
Hunching is something that we could all stand to do a lot less of. If you’re working an office job or are feeling stressed, you’re more likely to hunch your shoulders, hang your neck and tense your muscles throughout the day. By the time you get home, you could... Read more
4 Corner Stones: Change Your Perspectives, Change Your Results 
One of the best pieces of fitness advice I’ve acquired in the last few years was from movement specialist, Ido Portal. It was a couple of years ago on a podcast called London Real when Portal advised listeners to find a dogma. The term dogma may bend your ear... Read more
The Best Fall Foods To Help Get Rid Of Your Bloating
Summer is the perfect time in which to flatten out your belly. With nothing but salads, smoothies and juices as far as the eye can see, keeping your tummy in check seems like a walk in park when the temperature is hot. But when it comes to fall? Not... Read more