Day 13: Remember Your Why

Right about now, a lot of people are running into a wall with their fitness and nutrition programs and It’s okay. In my time as a trainer I fully expected and prepared for it. The soreness is probably catching up to you and it’s becoming very tempting to stay in bed instead of going to…

Day 10: Everyday People

I’ve included a link to a short video based on today’s post that I made so check that out here. Basically, as we find ourselves 10 days into the New Year. I just want all of you to take some time to be sure that you’re doing things that apply to your actual life in…

Basic Training 2020

I challenge you to take control of your life in 2020. I challenge you to go further, work harder, and strive higher than you ever have before. Don’t just want more, be more. Stop wasting time, stop lying to yourself, stop the BS. If you know you need to change, if you know you need…

Start Now

2020 is coming and some of you will use the new year as an opportunity to begin a weight loss program, career change, or some other self-help kickoff. Good for you. No seriously, you should be proud of yourself for having the courage and self-awareness to recognize you need a change. A lot of resolutions…

Simplify for Health

In the previous article I talked about taking time to ask yourself some honest questions about your habits before beginning a new health and fitness program. Basically before you can fix what’s making you unhealthy you need to identify those unhealthy habits first. A lot of people smash headfirst into a new program on January…

Let’s Begin

Let’s assume you’ve decided to get in shape. You’re tired of being sick and tired, fed up with feeling like crap all the time, you’re ready for change. Good, now what? Now is where many people start to stumble. What should I do? What diet should I follow? Should I start working out? These are…

Good Foods

What kinds of foods should I be eating for fat-loss? Since a friend of mine just asked this question last night, I figured now would be a good time to address it. His question was actually how many carbs are considered low carbs if you’re trying to lose body-fat. Fortunately the two questions are related….

A Coach’s Secret to Food

I probably don’t think about food as much as my clients think I do (now). I also look at food differently than most of my clients do and did. That’s a good thing because it means I have a much lower emotional attachment to food than most of my clients. My best piece of advice…

What Keto Is, and What it Isn’t

You’ve probably heard of Keto, a diet trend that’s been popular for awhile. Like all diet trends Keto is neither new or original. It’s been around since the dawn of time and is actually the preferred method of nutrition consumption for most carnivores and many mammals outside of human beings. Keto, short for Ketosis is…

BBQ, Beer, and the Love of Doing it the Hard Way

I can buy really good beer, almost anywhere these days. I live in central North Carolina, I can throw a rock in any direction and hit good BBQ. I still prefer to make my own. I tell people I used to make my own beer and they say, “cool.” Back when I was doing it…