Scare Tactics and Coffee

I’ve been reading Dave Asprey’s books Head Strong and The Bulletproof Diet this week. I told my wife that Dave should change the titles of these books to Scare Tactics. If you’re not scared after reading about the 3 dozen ways your environment and diet are slowly killing you by hijacking and disrupting your body’s mitochondria, then there’s…

The Supplements I Take

One popular way for fitness enthusiasts and models to make money is through supplement sponsorship. You know who I’m talking about, you may even follow some of these people on social media. I do, some of them are inspiring and extremely motivating. The supplement industry is big business, and I do mean big as in…

Plan Your Meals

Do you know the best way to insure your New Year’s nutrition goals stay on track? Remove the luxury of choice. If you plan and prepare your meals a head of time, you won’t find yourself trying to decide what to eat during the week and settling on the lesser of many evils in the…

Change requires actually changing things

A career in personal training and coaching has its ups and downs, it’s highs and lows. I have always enjoyed helping people get fit and find their inner strength. For every client that infuriates and frustrates me there is one that inspires me and reminds me of why I got into this industry to begin…

Is Paleo Right or Accurate?

The Paleo diet is predicated on the assumption that ten thousand years is an insufficient amount of time for the human being to adapt to eating foods like grains, legumes, and dairy. This assumption is based on another assumption; that evolution through mutation is a linear predictable process and that all of us are the…

Welcome to your new life!

Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life. It’s a new year and an opportunity for a new you. Will you accept that opportunity though? Will you take this chance to correct the wrongs in your life and edit out the weaknesses or will you just talk a big game but settle…

Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Gut Gain

It’s the holidays, food is everywhere, and you’re worried about gaining weight. Trust me I am too. This time of year is filled with tasty treats from Thanksgiving all the way to Valentine’s Day and I love good food. It doesn’t have to be stressful though and I’m going to give you a few tips…

6 Weeks of Eating Clean

As of this morning we have exactly 6 weeks left to go before our move to Chicago. These promise to be the slowest 6 weeks in history but it’s also a convenient block of time to commit to a fitness/nutrition challenge. For the past 4 weeks Gwen has been following a strict Paleo styled diet…

No Organic Turkey This Year

Each year Gwen and I plan to use a fresh grass fed organic turkey, and each year Gwen and I remember why we didn’t the year before. Grass-fed organic turkeys must be genetically engineered from gold and platinum because the people selling them sure do charge like it. This is one of the reasons why…

Surviving The Holiday Meal

The month of Halloween, jack-o-lanterns, and things that go bump in the night is upon us. Halloween is my favorite holiday. Something about the whole dark Gothic nature of it appeals to me on a deep level. I only wish that kids today could enjoy it as I did back in the 80’s and 90’s….

Make the World Better, start with your food.

I’ve been away from the blog for a while. We’ve been trying to finalize the move in a few months, nail down housing, and figure some details out about the future of the business. Likewise if you’ve followed us on Facebook than you’ve noticed the Facebook page is gone as well. There are a few…

Free Tips for Better Health

Health and Fitness is big business these days. But I know a few tricks to cut weight and improve your health that don’t cost a thing. With a few modifications to your daily habits you can make tremendous gains towards your weightloss and fitness goals; permanent and sustainable gains. It will take some dedication and…