This Is WHY You Fall Off The Wagon Despite Your Willpower…

Why is Long-Term Change So HARD? I once coached a senior level executive that I shall call Mike.  At the time Mike needed to lose 50 lbs to get back into a healthy weight range.  As most senior level executives, Mike shouldered a very high workload and rarely had time to catch his breath. Mike […]

A Simple Practice That Can Change Your Life…

Oh our brain…aren’t we so glad that we have one? Just think of all of the cool things that it does for us right?  It tells us when we are hungry, it helps us solve problems and it even helps us feel really good when we are experiencing a positive emotion. In fact our brain […]

The 4th & Final Step to Overcome Your Bad Habit

About 10 years ago I had a client that loved her night glass of wine…or two…or three! I knew it was stunting her weight loss goal and her desire to have more energy when she woke up in the morning. I would always ask her to quit the wine and replace it with water thinking […]

The Transgression of Trans Fats

The Transgression of Trans Fats Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire: The Long Awaited FDA Ban on Trans Fats! Hello, my friends! I hope you are treating life well, and I hope that it is reciprocating! If you have not heard the good news yet, I am here to spread it! It looks as though the FDA is […]

Ego Fit – Getting In Shape For All Of The Right Reasons: Part II

Ego Fit Getting In Shape For All Of The Right Reasons: Part II Hello, my friends!  I hope you are treating life well!  In the first part of this blog, I spoke about the difference between muscle, strength, and even “fitness” versus true health.  Today, I want to take it one step further. When I […]

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire – Benzoic Acid

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire Hey, Hey!  How the heck are you, my friends?!  I hope you are treating life well, and I hope that it is reciprocating.  In this unit of the Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire, I will expose an ingredient found in almost all soda pop and energy drinks.  Furthermore, I guarantee that you have seen […]

Making Excuses May Make You Feel Better for the Moment…

…but the Resultant Failure is Akin to A Mental Hang-Over That Dooms Your Healthy Lifestyle! Many of us make excuses to justify our actions, such as, “it’s my gene’s fault that I am overweight”, or “I am too busy to exercise”.  We all have excuses although it is very difficult for us to admit them […]

Exercise is Medicine: Exercise VS. Anti Depressants

I always marvel at human behavior as we tend to selectively become more active during some times of the year to the neglect of others.  Summer time and the month of December are two times those come to mind.  In the summer time some of us become very active while other tail off completely and […]