Category: Mindset

Mindset 4 Ways to Improve Self-Acceptance and Become the Best Version of Yourself

4 Ways to Improve Self-Acceptance and Become the Best Version of Yourself

Let’s get it out in the open – we all have things we don’t like about ourselves. Many of us have a long list of things we would love to improve, and that’s perfectly natural. According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, a motivational psychology theory, we have a wide array of needs ranging from food, safety, and water …

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Fat Loss How to Stay on Track with Your Fitness Transformation During Holidays, Events, and Weekends

How to Stay on Track with Your Fitness Transformation During Holidays, Events, and Weekends

One of my most important rules for clients and their continued fitness success is to always enjoy holidays, events, and special occasions without worrying about food and beverage intake. You should enjoy yourself during events with family and friends. The stress relief from relaxing and spending time with loved ones will have huge benefits for …

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Financial Fitness Do You Know Why You’re Eating the Way You’re Eating or Training the Way You’re Training?

Do You Know Why You’re Eating the Way You’re Eating or Training the Way You’re Training?

As Peter Lynch, author of One Up on Wall Street said: “Never invest in an idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon.” Meaning, if you can’t explain what a company does in 30 seconds or less, you shouldn’t invest in it. If you don’t fully know and understand something, why would you put your money …

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Mindset The Smartest People in the World Will Never Find Success Without This Key Ingredient

The Smartest People in the World Will Never Find Success Without This Key Ingredient

There is no denying that learning more is a key factor in earning more. As a Tim Ferriss fan, I find it very telling that every person Tim interviews is both an avid reader and wildly successful. If Warren Buffett spends 90% of his day reading then there must be something to it, right? I …

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Fat Loss Using Pinterest for Health & Fitness Information: The Worst Things I Saw on Pinterest Episode 1

Using Pinterest for Health & Fitness Information: The Worst Things I Saw on Pinterest Episode 1

In this new series, I hope to shed some light on bad advice and misinformation that’s being shared on Pinterest Health & Fitness boards. Pinterest’s massive reach has made it, for better or worse, a go-to for health/wellness information. In my limited time on the platform I’ve seen some great information. But for every great …

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Mindset 5 Questions Guaranteed to Lower Your Stress Level

5 Questions Guaranteed to Lower Your Stress Level

According to the American Psychological Association, 42% of Americans reported lying awake at night due to stress while an additional 33% reported eating too much and/or eating unhealthy foods for the same reason. Stress is now considered to be one of the worst degenerative issues of all time, and it’s easy to see why after …

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Mindset What is Fitness?

What is Fitness?

Fitness is defined as, the condition of being physically fit and healthy. Seems pretty straight forward, wouldn’t you agree? But what about fit, what does that mean? Fit is defined as, of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose. And that’s where you lose me. Who decides what is a “suitable quality” or the …

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Mindset On Exercise: A Drug Worth Taking

On Exercise: A Drug Worth Taking

In the midst of doing some unrelated research, I ran across this noteworthy stat from the CDC: “In 2010, about one in three adults (32.4%) who had seen a physician or other health professional in the past 12 months had been advised to begin or continue to do exercise or physical activity.” Sooo.. should the …

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Mindset How to Get the Perfect Body: A Story

How to Get the Perfect Body: A Story

The fitness industry can be a frustrating place. If you’ve ever looked in the comments section of a fitness or nutrition article, you will notice that we fitness professionals argue a lot. I promise you I can find someone to argue with me that drinking more water is not healthy, or that heroin has health …

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Mindset 50 Ways to Improve Your Health Today

50 Ways to Improve Your Health Today

Buy a fun and colorful container (as big as you can carry) to refill with water throughout the day. If you don’t like water, try adding lemon, lime, or other fruit to enhance the flavor. Green tea or unsweetened black tea could also be alternatives. Worst case scenario, you could buy flavor drops. A *few* …

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