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My Health And Fitness: Learn From My Recent Struggles And Failures

A short message today with a personal story about the power of movement. As a long-time fitness professional, many people often think that my health and fitness regimen is “perfect”. They have visions of me working out for hours every day and eating like an “organic iron chef”. The fact is, like everyone else, I have struggles in these areas …

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The Power of Simplicity: Warren Buffet and Fitness!

Today is all about the power of simplicity. Here’s an illuminating quote from Warren Buffet about his successful investment strategy: “To the extent that we’ve been successful, it’s because we concentrated on identifying one-foot hurdles that we could step over rather than because we acquired the ability to clear seven-footers. That may seem unfair, but in business, it is usually …

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Behaviorceutical: The Healthier Prescription For You!

I first heard this word from one of my mentors Justin Yule. It’s about a better and healthier ‘prescription’ for you. Neuroscientist Kelly Lambert at the University of Richmond, VA, coined the phrase as a fusion of “behavior” and “pharmaceutical.” “I made up this term called “behaviorceuticals,” instead of pharmaceuticals, in the sense that when we move and when we …

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The 4 Categories of People

The 4 Categories of People Over the past 25 years, I’ve worked with thousands of people. Their health, fitness, and performance typically fit into one (or a combination of) the following categories. These are the 4 categories of people.  Category 1: Unconsciously Incompetent (Thanks, but no thanks). People in this category don’t know what they don’t know. They may be …

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The Issue With Habits…They Work Both Ways

Gateway Habits The issue with habits is that they tend to work both ways. For example, have you heard the term “Gateway Drug”? This refers to the seemingly innocuous (or ‘soft’) drugs that people claim will lead a drug user onto more dangerous (‘hard’) substances, and then to negative consequences in life. While I’m not an expert in that area, …