How To Create New Habits and Kick Old Ones to the Curb

Water's edge on beach; Koh Pha Ngan; Thailand

So yesterday in my previous blog, I said I started “Miracle Morning” well something came up last night. My 2-year-old daughter had a nightmare so she slept with us and instead of waking up at 5am I continued sleeping because my daughter is a very light sleeper. I knew if I woke up she would […]

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Miracle Morning

Woman Meditating

  I have just started my Miracle Morning today. If you don’t know what that is, I highly suggest reading Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod. Miracle Morning is basically about you get up early in the morning before everyone else, and you do things like write, pray (or meditate) write affirmations and exercise. This should […]

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Essential Supplements (Part 2)


Protein Proteins are organic molecules made up of amino acids joined together by chemical bonds and then folded in different ways to create three-dimensional structures that are important to our body’s functioning. There are two main categories of amino acids in the body. Essential amino acids-those that the body can’t manufacture and we must consume […]

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Essential Supplements (Part One)


FISH OIL   I am a certified nutrition coach through Precision Nutrition and I really like their stance on supplements. They are just that – meaning supplements are not supposed to take away from a healthy well balanced nutrient plan. They are supposed to supplement your diet if you know you are not taking enough […]

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I was reading the newest edition of Success magazine the other day and I came across an article called Balance Life and Work. It was basically about how certain successful people balance life with work and it got me thinking about how we as fitness professionals struggle with this. I also thought about how some […]

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Slippery When Wet

In this article I am going to discuss how you can save your own life if you ever fall through a body of water covered with ice and how cold water training can benefit you. Besides being the one of the best songs album titles in rock history. I’m going to talk about another thing […]

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Fixing Your Weak Links (Part 3)

If there are three exercises that I make all my clients do- it’s the kettlebell swing, some type of carry and Turkish Get Up. Doesn’t matter if you are young or old, fit or not fit these three exercises works amazing wonders for everyone! Pavel Tsatsouline actually calls it “What the hell effect” because studies […]

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My Life! (The No BS approach)

I grew up with two HUGE passions in life –one was to be a personal trainer and open up my own gym one day (which I accomplished), and the other was to be a firefighter (which I also accomplished) I also had another passion: I wanted to be a professional wrestler but that’s a topic […]

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It’s that time of year again! Christmas time is here but don’t fear if you are afraid of packing on those unwanted pounds I will be discussing some nutrition strategies to help you enjoy this holiday season without trying to tighten your belt buckle the next day. My background in nutrition? I am a certified […]

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The Truth About Obesity – Part 2

Measuring waist in the gym

In part one, I discussed how obesity starts from a cellular level and how the body fights itself but it actually makes things worse. This article I’m going to discuss where I left off, the link between obesity and cancer and what you can do if you are struggling with obesity The brain knows how […]

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