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Friday, August 30, 2013

Master the Possibilities: Why A Mastermind Group Can Change Your Life

The power of many minds
I have them at my gym and you do too. They’re content doing the same machines, maybe thumbing through a few magazines on the treadmill, or just half-heartedly slogging though a workout. They look fine. Yet you’ve seen them at the gym for years and they don’t make progress.

You’ve also got those folks who push themselves harder. They challenge themselves with new workouts. They have demanding trainers who push their level of excellence.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Deep Sleep for Fat Loss & Muscle Building Begins with these Strategies

Sleep like a baby to get lean.
Last week I described my client who did everything correctly, yet struggled with fat loss and muscle gain. After a lot of trial and error, I eventually discovered she wasn’t sleeping soundly. Consequently, she couldn’t build muscle, suffered low libido, and struggled to ditch those last few frustrating pounds.

Optimal sleep doesn’t happen overnight (pun fully intended!), but with the right strategies you can correct most problems even if you’ve struggled for weeks or months with poor-quality sleep.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

My #1 Secret to Getting Lean and Muscular… In the Bedroom

Sleep more; weigh less
Several months ago a top client began stumbling in 10 minutes late to our sessions with some lame excuses. Suddenly she wasn’t performing at peak capacity, she complained about gaining fat, and her sex life was virtually non-existent.

I had trained her for years so I knew this wasn’t like her. Upon closer inspection, I learned she was doing

Friday, August 9, 2013

Why Fitness Gadgets Can Change Your Workout… For Better or Worse

The fitbit One - to track or not to track?
One of my best friends eats a mostly organic Paleo diet, hits the weight room three or four times a week, always looks for a staircase in her airport or mall for burst training, and swears by eight hours’ deep sleep every night to keep her fit and toned.

In every endeavor, she likes to track her efforts. Some would call her diligent; I half-jokingly (but completely lovingly) call her obsessed.

You see, she’s all about the latest fitness gadgets, displaying her newest find to mesmerized locker room crowds and scouring fitness magazines for the next big thing.

Friday, August 2, 2013

7 Ways to Naturally Boost Energy without Energy Drinks

Not My Kinda Energy
Last year 19-year-old Alex Morris went into cardiac arrest and was immediately pronounced dead from a cardiac arrhythmia when he arrived at the hospital. His mom is now suing Monster Energy Drink, which she believes was a culprit in Morris’s death.
She’s not alone. Anais Fournier’s family also sued Monster after she drank two 24-ounce cans of this popular energy drink and died. Monster claims Fournier died of natural causes. However, a CBS report claims