Year: 2012

Need Your Opinion On this……

This may not sit well with you, but it’s something that you need to know, and so I’m just going to come out and say it. See, the way I see it they’re insulting your intelligence. Who’s “they”? THEY are the talking heads you see on TV and hear on the radio. And I’m convinced they’re trying to make you

Obsess About This, Not That

You cannot control your weight. Disagree with that statement? Go stand on a scale and decide to lose 5 pounds. Well, how’d that work for you? Did your weight drop on command, or did it not budge? It didn’t budge. And yet you spend your precious time obsessing about your weight as if you had control over it. The good

15 Minute Morning Wake Up Exercise Program

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Goal Setting

  Monday one of the most hated days on the planet. It’s important however to have the right perspective on Monday mornings. Monday is the beginning of a brand new “V” week. Look at it from this perspective and perhaps it will energize you! Goals Setting: 1. It’s important to set S.M.A.R.T goals a. Specific b. Measureable c. Achievable d.

Top Bodyweight Exercises for Building Muscle & Strength

    Bodyweight exercises need to be part of your program if you want to get jacked. But not just pushups, sit ups and high rep calisthenics. That’s beginner stuff that won’t build any real muscle. We’re talking about really working hard on high tension, advanced bodyweight exercises that can only be done for somewhere between five and ten reps,

The Importance Of Exercise In Avoiding Holiday Pounds

As I think about this I hear the old adage reverberating in my ears “Prevention is better than cure”. But prevention implies lead time, planning ahead. So what happens when we are beyond that point? Here is another adage:”Failing to plan is actually planning to fail” But where exercise is concerned all is not lost we still have a last

Why Do You Self-Sabotage?

  How long have you been trying to lose those last 10 or 20 or 30 pounds? Been awhile now, hasn’t it? You know how to lose weight – eat healthy and exercise – so why are you still living in a body that you’re disappointed with? In my experience, people hold on to “unwanted” pounds for very specific reasons.

105 Healthy Recipes For The Holiday Season

The holiday season has arrived! Such a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends. These tasty treats however are known for the fact that they do challenge your waistline or blood sugar level? A little menu and activity planning however will help you enjoy your holiday favorites without wrecking your health.  We’ve put together a list of our favorite

The #1 WORST Ingredient (Do NOT eat…..Avoid At All Cost!)

By Joel Marion, CISSN You know, I’m surprised that there’s still a LOT of folks out there who don’t know that this stuff is pure poison: Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils. This ingredient is the code name for “trans-fats” and it runs rampant in fried foods and packaged goods…it also has been closely linked to these conditions: Heart Disease… High

What If I Miss A workout?

First off… don’t. Missing a workout not only increases your chances of gaining every pound you’ve lost, it also increase your risk of accelerated fat accumulation by 217% over the course of the following 24 hours. OK, THAT’S TOTALLY NOT TRUE! But who hasn’t felt that way after missing a day at some point? Your mind goes crazy– worrying about