Hello my friends! Can I ask you a personal question? What is a habit that you continually indulge in even though you know you shouldn’t? Is it too much sugar? Is it not enough exercise? Is it that condescending voice tone that you swore that you would not use towards your kids anymore? What is it… Continue reading Starting a Quality Argument With Yourself
Hello, my friends! This blog will be a quickie but goodie. In my last post, we unmasked the over-blown hype of “macronutrients.” We discussed how impossible it is to visit a fitness blog or watch a fitness video on You-Tube without hearing about “staying within your macronutrient range.” While I do believe that there is… Continue reading Macronutrient Mega Hype: Part #II
Hello, my friends! I have been anxiously waiting to get something off of my chest for sometime. This something is the current macronutrient craze. It seems that no matter where you turn these days, there are health and fitness blogs and websites going on and on about macronutrient ratios. Social media has exploded with people… Continue reading Macronutrient Mega Hype Part #I!
Hello, my friends! It’s that time of year again to make New Year’s resolutions. Millions of people are gearing up to lose weight and get in shape! This is great news. The bad news is that 90% of these people will attempt to lose weight the wrong way. We have been sold a lie in… Continue reading How Cutting Your Calories Is Cutting Your Metabolism!
Hello, my friends! I am super excited for this week’s post because I am going to address the topic most people are concerned about: WEIGHT LOSS! As a nation, we have become obsessed with weight loss, but, ironically, we turn to all of the wrong places for the answers. In this short blog post, I… Continue reading Three Ways To Lose Weight . . . Unconventionally!
Hello, my friends! Most of you have undoubtedly heard of the recent study by the World Health Organization (WHO) that strongly links meat to cancer. According to WHO, processed meat can lead to several types of cancer, including stomach and colon cancers. WHO also claimed that, in addition to processed meat, it was “probable” that… Continue reading Red Meat & Cancer: From The Meat OR In The Meat?
Growing up in the 80s and 90s, I became well acquainted with the popular phrase, “No Pain, No Gain!” Songs were written about it, tank tops displayed it, and corporate executives used it to motivate their team. While I believe this motto is extremely useful, I also believe in the principles that Stephen R. Covey… Continue reading Less Pain MORE Gain!
Hello, my friends! It’s Griff Neilson, and today I want to discuss a topic that is rather disturbing to me. As a Health Coach, my clients often tell me that “I am healthy because I am skinny,” or that someone else is healthy “because they are skinny.” Additionally, I cannot tell you how many times… Continue reading Skeletons Are Skinny, Too! –Why Exercising Does NOT Make You Healthy!
The Greatness Of The “Middle-Class You” Hello, my friends! I hope you are well and loving life. I had an interesting experience this morning that I would like to share with you. Today, one my clients and good friend was feeling down. She had recently undergone a heart procedure, so her mood was completely understandable.… Continue reading The Greatness Of The “Middle-Class You”
Picture In . . . Body Out! How Your Self Concept Creates or Destroys Your Health Hello, my friends! I had an interesting experience with an anorexic client today. As I sat down with her, I could tell that she was slightly annoyed that her mother (a very caring and sweet lady) had brought her… Continue reading Picture In . . . Body Out! How Your Self Concept Creates or Destroys Your Health