The Truth About Weight Loss

According to a new study done this year, 49% of Americans want to lose weight (1). When you think about the fact that there are over 320 million people living in the United States, 49% is a ton of people who think they’d look better if they shed a few pounds. The unfortunate thing about…

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The Only Plan You Will Ever Need To Accomplish Anything

The Only Plan You Will Ever Need To Accomplish Anything

There’s this trend that’s been around for quite some time within the health and fitness realm: Inconsistency. It rears it’s ugly head at New Year’s more than any other time of the year. You’ve probably experienced it yourself. I know I have. You get caught up in accomplishing a particular goal. You figure out a plan…

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Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolution With Performance-Based Goals

“What is the main goal you want to accomplish with training?” That’s one of the first questions I ask each new client who wants to begin personal training. It’s an important question to answer. If you don’t have a goal, the odds of you starting and continuing your fitness journey are slim. But with this…

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A Daily Checklist For Optimal Health And Fitness

Everyone loves a checklist, right? They make things simple and can streamline even the toughest of tasks. One of the most rigorous objectives we have in life is maintaining our health and fitness. The reason being it requires work. It’s easy to sit on the couch all day and eat whatever we want. But it takes…

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The Primary Reason Fitness Is Valuable

Talk to 20 different people and you will probably get 20 different definitions of the word fitness. If you were to consult the dictionary, it would say “the quality of being suitable to fulfill a particular role or task”. I really like this definition, and I’ll come back to why in a minute. When you generally…

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The Most Important Variable Of Any Exercise Program

If you were to look up the definition of fun, you would find words like enjoyment and pleasure. Fun, in and of itself, is a feeling you experience when doing something you enjoy. Over the past weekend, my wife, myself, and my in-laws traveled up to North Carolina to celebrate the 4th of July. While…

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True Strength: The Difference Between Success And Failure

Over the past weekend, I attended my first ever Perform Better Summit in Orlando, Florida. If you don’t know anything about Perform Better, they’re a fitness equipment company that hosts seminars on the side. They heavily emphasize education for health and fitness professionals. Since I had never been to one of their events before, I…

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A Guide To Creating Long-Term Motivation

According to the dictionary, motivation is defined as “the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way”. Motivation to accomplish any goal is very important, but unfortunately it’s often fleeting. We wake up one day with all the confidence and vigor in the world only to have it come crashing down…

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5 Cool Fitness And Nutrition Apps That Make Life Easier

Technology is great, isn’t it? This day and age it seems like new and exciting things are being invented every day to make life easier. Especially when it comes to the your health. There are a lot of cool fitness and nutrition apps out there that have made getting stronger and burning fat significantly simpler. In…

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One Ridiculously Easy Way To Make A Habit Stick

I have talked many times on this site about how important developing habits are toward accomplishing your health and fitness goals. The reason habits are so crucial is because they become hard-wired within our brains as we repeat them. This makes them extremely easy to perform. We don’t have to think, we just do. The…

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