Category Archives: Nutrition

If Your Why is Big Enough…

As a master trainer and nutrition coach, I talk to many people about their weight loss goals.  One statement I always make is that I want this to be the last time they ever start a weight loss program.  My … Continue reading

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My First Week – Working Out At Home

As a fitness professional and nutrition coach, the events of the past two weeks have been life changing. Last Monday afternoon, March the 16th, my boss sent a group text to our team saying the gym would be closing that … Continue reading

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How I Solved My Sleep Dilemma

My struggle with sleep has been ongoing for some time although it went to a whole different level last year when I went full-time as a fitness professional.  My challenge has never been in going to sleep.  My ex-wife would … Continue reading

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The 135 Calorie Solution

As a master fitness professional and nutrition coach, I find that many people struggle with snacking at night.  Two common reasons are habit and boredom while the third is a bit more insidious.  Controlling hunger is a huge key to … Continue reading

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Swing the Axe!

From my perspective as a master fitness professional, one of the biggest challenges people struggle with is a lack of belief.  Those desiring weight loss especially tend to lack the belief that they can make the lifestyle changes needed and … Continue reading

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Facing Down Fear

In the past year I’ve written two different blog posts on the idea that we’re always “on stage”.  While not the main focus of this blog, the idea of influencing people when we have no idea the impression is being … 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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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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