Meet Lexi. About a year ago, Lexi had a very negative view of her body image. She’d try all sorts of workout regimens and diets, but would end up binging when she didn’t see any results. Trying and giving up was an endless cycle for her. Nowadays, things are a little different. She’s transformed her body since… [Continue Reading]
Nick is known for having lost over 100lbs, but what most people don’t know is that he went through a vicious cycle of resistance and failure after accomplishing his amazing feat. This is a story of how he overcame his fitness failures.
In business, less is more.
In economics, less is more.
In life, less is more.
And in fitness, less is more.
It’s called the 80/20 rule (also known as Pareto’s Principle and the Law of the Vital Few). It states that 80% of effects come from 20% of the causes.
There are thousands of articles on the internet on “travel hacking”. A quick search on Google for “how to get free flights” will give you over 33 million results. This guide is my attempt at writing a simplified version so you can get your next flight for FREE (whether it’s in economy or first class) in… [Continue Reading]
Meet Liina. About 10 years ago, Liina — a mother of 3 kids — realized she didn’t like what she was seeing on the scale. Actually, she didn’t like what she wasn’t seeing whenever she stepped on the scale: her toes. Fast forward to today and Liina has completely turned her life around by lifting weights, simplifying her fitness lifestyle,… [Continue Reading]
The following is a guest post from Jason Helmes, fitness coach and owner of Anyman Fitness, LLC. Fitness certainly isn’t “easy”. In our world of processed food, carry-out, and suburban luxuries, it takes dedication and a laser-like focus on your health to conquer the battle of the bulge and master yourself physically. Fitness also isn’t… [Continue Reading]
The key to sticking to a healthy eating habit is understanding why you fall off the bandwagon. Takeout and microwave dinners are all over the place. It’s hard to avoid running into them and easy to give in to getting them. It’s especially easy to give in when you’re tired. The biggest reason you have trouble avoiding takeout is probably that it’s so easy. The second biggest reason is “defaults”.
I have a love-hate relationship with motivation. Some days motivation makes me feel like I’m on top of the world… Other days, it feels like it’s trying to hide from me. The funny thing is, I used to think that motivation was something I could control. When I first started working out, I would… [Continue Reading]
Every now and then, I get asked a question along the lines of… “How the heck do YOU eat? You’re always posting pictures of food on Instagram, but they don’t look like chicken & broccoli to me. Aren’t fitness coaches supposed to eat ‘clean’?” So today, I’m going to tell you how I eat. I’m going… [Continue Reading]
Smelling farts help prevent cancer. That’s what a scientific study concluded once. Another one said that eating egg yolks is as bad as smoking cigarettes. Oh, and one said drinking wine is equivalent to an hour spent in the gym (not that there’s anything wrong with wine, but drinking a glass certainly doesn’t replace exercise)…. [Continue Reading]