After working with people to transform their bodies and lives for over 20 years, transforming different areas of my own life, and studying successful people, there is a common thread in terms of where to start. People who want to transform themselves often struggle with what to do first. Is it a special diet? A […]
Are you showing up and doing the bare minimum? This could be at the gym, work, even with your family. Watch this video where I talks about putting in the work. What can you do a little extra today?
I can’t believe July 4th is this week already! Some people look at the 4th like it’s the beginning of the end of the summer but I’m determined to enjoy every minute. Here are 3 ways you can enjoy the 4th without derailing your fitness goals. 1) Move – Of course nothing […]
Everyone knows about the “bomb pops” sold from the ice cream man and the freezer section at the grocery store. Those red, white, and blue sugar water popsicles. They look pretty and if you are into high sugar sweets, taste pretty good too. Here is a healthier themed pop just in time for the 4th! Both […]
Much of our success and happiness is determined by our expectations. Honest Abe said, “Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Here is a lesson on the power of our mindset that I was reminded of by our 1 year old Sophia. Sophia was recently giving my wife Melissa […]
You all know how I love my soup 🙂 This is a great one, the chorizo adds just the right amount of spice to the creamy pumpkin. I’ll let you know how much I enjoy my lunch 😉 Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. dried marjoram 1 […]
We know sugar isn’t good for you. Many people ask if they can eat fruit even though it has sugar? This video answers the most common questions about eating fruit when trying to eliminate sugar.
Melissa and I recently did something that we haven’t done enough of lately. We had 2 couples over for a dinner date. One of the couples has 2 kids. We made some good food (more on that below) and had a ball! One of the couples brought their 2 kids which was great as all […]
The kids always want cookies but we prefer not to give those store bought processed ones! This is a easy, 4 ingredient, all natural way to keep kids and Mommy and Daddy happy 🙂 Ingredients: 2 large egg whites ¼ cup honey ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2½ cups unsweetened coconut flakes Directions: 1. Whisk […]
I’m often asked what some of the common ways people self-sabotage their fitness results are. After working with people for over 20 years, I’ve seen some patterns. While there are at least 10 different directions I can go with this, I’m going to share the one that is arguably the trickiest. Unfortunately many people don’t […]
True, turkey is usually served at Thanksgiving but figured since I sent you a pumpkin recipe a few weeks ago this would work too 🙂 Great meal for prepping!! You have your Sunday (or any other night) with the turkey and trimmings and then cut up the leftovers for salads and/or lettuce wraps for lunch […]
A recent back injury reminded me that there’s much more to fitness than workouts. I was very limited in the workouts I could do so it made me reflect on the other components of fitness. Here are 5 areas you’ll want to make sure are dialed in to truly be fit. Emotional fitness – Some call […]