I think most of us would say yes to that question. Between work, kids, school, hobbies and so on; when do we schedule that much-needed exercise? Before work, on lunch breaks or after work? Sometimes even those aren’t options in Continue reading Do you struggle to find time for exercise?
Truth is that I can write about this stuff all day every day, but until we choose to educate ourselves, then that is when real change will occur. So enlighten yourself and get educated on nutrition, our “food system” and Continue reading What to Watch on Netflix
A lot of us struggle with cravings, weight issues and late night snack binges. Knowing that certain chemicals in foods, called exorphins, can act as addictive drugs may help in breaking these bad habits. Exorphins are important, because the makers Continue reading Foods That Behave Like Addictive Drugs
The American way is that more is better right? We always want more. Well, not always the case, especially when it comes to exercise. A good friend of mine recently reminded me that exercise is actually stress on the body Continue reading Rest & Recovery
Weight-loss can be tricky. It is common knowledge that we should consume fewer calories than we burn to lose weight, but there are A LOT of other factors. Not to mention that our bodies don’t think in calories. Calories are Continue reading 5 Unusual Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight
For those who sit down at a desk most of the day, health and well-being aren’t always easy to work into your lifestyle. Despite the facts showing that we must be proactive about eating well and moving enough during the Continue reading How to Stay Healthy at a Desk Job
For every two fitness truths, there’s a lie. Sometimes it’s hard to determine which is which. Especially with Google, there’s an article or a “study” on everything. In light of this, I want to discuss 12 fitness myths that drive Continue reading 12 Fitness Myths That I’m Sick of Hearing
Believe it or not, the holidays are near, football season just started, baseball season is coming to a close, and hockey and basketball season are just around the corner. Let’s be honest, these events typically revolve around food and alcohol. Continue reading Alcohol
As a certified personal trainer, I see a lot of clients and gym members who are motivated to change their lives, because they are convinced the loss of a few (or many) pounds will dramatically improve their outlook. There is Continue reading 5 Reasons to Exercise That Have Nothing to do With Weight-Loss
What can athletes teach us about avoiding burnout? Believe it or not, some of the same principles that help them avoid injury and make the most of their workouts can actually help us avoid professional burnout as well. When we were younger, most Continue reading Are you burnt out?