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Bad Exercise

Bad Exercise

I mostly believe in the principle, “There are no bad exercises, just bad application and form.” However, with the exception of specific rehab protocols, I label the Wall Squat as a “Bad Exercise” and should be avoided by most trainers and coaches. This is to include both dynamic/static forms, with or without an implement suchContinue Reading

How to Stop Food Cravings

How to Stop Food Cravings

For most people, how to stop food cravings is an exercise in behavior modification as the food craving is a reflex, and that reflex is tied to a chemical/hormonal response. Reflexive behavior cycles are modified or broken through a series of mini interventions that break the focus of one pattern and redirect the focus toContinue Reading

Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes

Motivational quotes are a great starting point to get inspired, but inspiration without action does not lead to empowerment or change. We need to bridge the gap between our inspired minds and taking action. For this reason, each quote below is paired with “why it works” and “How to take action.” Motivational Quote 1 “TheContinue Reading

Misleading Labels

Misleading Labels

“These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.” Every vitamin, mineral, herbal and botanical concoction sold without a prescription is a supplement. This means, no assurances of quality, quantity, potency, or accuracy of any ingredients. So, it isContinue Reading

Trans Fat No Longer Recognized As Safe by FDA

  Re-posted from Center for Science in the Public Interest. The Center for Science in the Public Interest and Nutrition Action have been trying to reduce or eliminate the use of partially hydrogenated oil—the principal source of artificial trans fat—for 20 years. We’ve pushed for trans fat labeling on Nutrition Facts labels, we’ve published studies,Continue Reading

Boost Intensity of Treadmill Workout

If the treadmill is your tool of choice for exercise and you want to maximize intensity, heart rate, stamina, endurance and calories burned, so you can become a metabolic fat burning machine – keep reading. The answer to the question, “how do I get stronger, leaner and in better shape” is “Intensity.” For most people,Continue Reading

Juice Plus Review

Recently, my mother in law asked my opinion of Juice Plus, which claims to be a fruit/vegetable replacement in powder/pill form. For those of you have read my book, The 3/4 Rule, you already know how I feel and think on this topic. In addition to a few reports of gastrointestinal distress and hive-like rashContinue Reading