Great Day Infographic

There is so much noise out there in the world on how to live a great life and have a great day. If you listen to it all, before you know it, you’ll be downing cranberry extract with Dr. Oz and putting on your socks backwards. I decided to boil down some of the essential steps I use and tell …

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Why The Scale Is A Big, Fat, Liar

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I’ve dealt with my fair share of weigh-a-holics. These are people who step dubiously onto their cold scale each day, letting it dictate their emotions and feelings. They weigh-in every day, morning and night. Some will even step on and off five times in ten seconds in the hope a lower figure will magically appear between their feet. Then they …

You Can’t Start Being Healthy And Fit Tomorrow

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Raquel, a long-time client of mind, looked at me despairingly. “I’m going to have to wait until my mom gets healthy to start exercising.” she said. “There is just too much going on right now.” Raquel hasn’t been the only client to put a pause on pursuing a healthy life. “I’ll resume healthy eating after my Hawaii trip, after my …

Why Work-Life Balance Is A Sham

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Mike is a 28 year old stock investor. He’s a single guy who has moved up in his company so fast that he is on track to be the CEO by age 30. He works out every morning and plans his meals for every week. The dude is ripped! He seems to have it all together. But, under the surface, …

How To (Actually) Work Out In The Morning

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It’s 4:58 on a Wednesday morning. Our client Mike (not his real name) strolls in a few minutes early for his 5am session. He’s never missed a session here at Village. In fact, most of our 5am people are super dedicated and rarely miss workouts. Of the clients I work with online, the most successful have a habit of exercising in …

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7 Steps To Achieve Anything

It’s important to have goals. But, if you’re like me, you’ve set goals before that went unreached. There is a way you can ensure you reach every goal you ever set. It’s not easy, but it’s simple. The path to goal achievement has seven simple steps—levels if you will—progressively narrowing your focus on your goal. You can look at each transition …

Fat Loss After 40

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Sadly most weight loss after 40 talk is centered quick fixes and fad diets. Grrrr. Nobody is talking about consistent exercise, solid nutrition, and a balanced life. I get it, that stuff isn’t exciting or headline worthy. So we don’t see it. Long term results come from proper training and eating well. Training your body correctly will have a direct effect …

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Why You’re Not Destined To Stay The Same

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A New York Times article was just published with the title “Americans Blame Obesity On Will Power, Despite Evidence It’s Genetic.” These were the key points of the article: Losing weight is really hard Most people fail You’re better off not trying the diet and exercise route and getting weight loss surgery We are all simply a product of our …

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How To Structure An Amazing Workout

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Every time I walk into a commercial gym, I see folks wandering around aimlessly from exercise machine to exercise machine. They don’t have a plan. Going to work out without some semblance of a plan is a sure fire way to wind up unmotivated and bored out yo’ mind. When you have a plan, you have something to work towards. …

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How To Crush Any Fitness Goal

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My client Steve slid a piece of paper across the table to me. I looked down and began to read. Across the top, it read: Get Steve Skinny Incentives. The paper went on to describe how Steve was going to send Nicole and me to Hawaii with $500 of spending money if we could get him to lose 20 pounds in …