Category Archives: Health & Fitness

What’s Your Excuse?

The following is the story of how two unlikely individuals provided for a massive shift in perspective on my part and for that I will always be grateful… On March 4th of this year I had surgery on my right … Continue reading

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My Secret Weapon

One of my first mentors in the “iron game” taught me to keep track of my workouts.  I was eager to progress and took his suggestion to heart and now have journals dating back to my earliest days in the … Continue reading

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Is Proper Posture Really That Important?

According to The Back School, “Effective ergonomic design reduces fatigue, discomfort and injuries; and increases job satisfaction, productivity and quality of work.”  If a proper fit is established between the end user and their job, the musculoskeletal stresses on them … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From an Injury…The Story Continues…”Pre-Op”

Ever heard the saying “You don’t know what you don’t know”?  This simple phrase can apply to any area of life and carry profound consequences… Last September when I posted Life Lessons From an Injury, I pretty much felt like … Continue reading

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No “Cardio” Required

When the average gym member says they’re going to do “cardio”, they are referring to training on an assortment including treadmills, ellipticals, step mills, and rowing machines. Sadly many people have the mistaken belief that the use of cardio equipment … Continue reading

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Is Your Weight Training Program Balanced?

The legendary Steve Reeves was known for having one of the most symmetrical physiques in his time and for all time.  Balanced program design and attention to detail is a must in addition to the hard work required to build … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From an Injury

As a preface to those readers not actively involved in exercise please stick with me because the lessons I’m going to share can apply to any area of life.  Please don’t write me off if you’re not into working out. … Continue reading

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Are Food Companies Lying to Us?

Well, they may not be lying but unless you’re well-educated on the rules and loop holes the food industry operates by, you can be badly mislead.  When the average consumer reads a label that says Low Fat or Lean or Zero … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Be Perfect

How many of you have ever been on a diet?  How many of you have ever started out like gangbusters and you do great for the first week or so?  Then the cravings start setting in and you don’t know … Continue reading

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