According to Wikipedia, "A foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food, and who eats food not only out of hunger but also as a hobby." The first time I met Steve Mansir, I was working on a busy Saturday morning at Life Time North Dallas. As I walked past... Continue Reading →
How Are You Shaping Your Path?
How are you shaping your path? You may not know what I'm referring to if you've not read the book, Switch by Chip and Dan Heath. You see, you have two brains which the authors represent with the analogy of an elephant and a rider. The rider represents your logical "thinky" brain which typically runs... Continue Reading →
Where the Nutritional Rubber Meets the Road
Name your diet. I don’t care whether it’s Keto, South Beach, Atkins, Whole 30, or any other program. Unless you’re willing to follow the simple steps below, you will struggle to achieve success. What do I mean? Well, it’s pretty simple. Three steps must occur to have a healthy meal or snack during the day,... Continue Reading →
Prayers for My Friend Damon
In March of 2019, in our daily staff meeting, I was directed to reach out to a new member named Damon Taylor. Damon had just recently joined and had not gone through his new member orientation. He had expressed interest in working with a trainer as he was trying to get back into shape after... Continue Reading →
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 Calories Per Serving, these catch phrases would suggest a healthy selection. Unless you know the... Continue Reading →