Just Chill, Commit to Mastery

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Take a minute and do this exercise with me. Go outside of yourself right now. Go five hundred miles away from all the urgency of your present day life. Think about a skill you would like to learn. Something that seems far off. Pick something you haven’t tried yet but that sounds super cool and […]

Don’t be lazy, have higher standards

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If you need one new year resolution this year, one that you haven’t made before, let it be this one: don’t be lazy, have higher standards. I bet you are thinking I mean you should  go out workout more and workout harder. Memories of all those times you said you would wake up and work […]

Training Hard

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We all love to train hard. We love the feeling of working our asses off, yet I think training hard, truly training hard, is greatly misunderstood. Hours of media featuring Energy Drinks, Athletic Shoes, and awesome-sports-movies-action-montages has lead us to confuse training hard with intensity. We have this image in our head that training hard […]

The Importance of Warming Up

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I think we all understand the importance of the warm up before working out. Most of us have learned it the hard way: that one day when rushed we naively said to ourselves: “the first round will be my warm up”. And that first round sucked, heart rate was through the roof fast, and for […]

Study yourself

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When people come to talk to me about nutrition and fitness and I ask them to rate their current eating habits. Invariably, they respond: “Pretty good, sometimes I eat junk, but mostly pretty good”. Of all my clients only one has ever said to me “I have no idea how to eat”. Everybody else says, […]

Superfoods vs. Evilfoods

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It was just two years ago that the Huffington Post delivered this amazing article: “A Glass Of Red Wine Is The Equivalent To An Hour At The Gym, Says New Study”. It was an outstanding piece of modern journalism. It finally answered the question that had been troubling nutritionists and doctors for ages: why do […]

Slay your inner troll!

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If you have been using the interwebs long enough you have probably spent at least a couple of hours angrily hammering your keyboard arguing with Chad from Tampa who thinks Kanye is a creative genius, better than M.J., the Rolling Stones, and Mozart combined, and thinks he should be the next POTUS. But worse, Chad […]