Look back at 2011

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011 | Comments

December is often when people start to look back at the past year and see what they did or did not achieve. We look back at the resolutions we made11 months ago and see how we faired. Did we finally get that six pack we’ve been aiming for every year? Did we finally buy that home equipment so we can get a fitness program on track? Did we use that gym membership 3 times a week, every week, without fail, all year? Have you ever made goals...

Read More

December 30 Day Challenge

Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 | Comments

December is a great time of the year for me. Lot’s of holidays, celebrations, friends and family. Usually this also means lots of food! This large amount of food usually leads to being a main reason for the trusty New Years Resolutions. My challenge for this month is to keep a log of everything you eat. For 30 days, whenever something goes in your month, write it down. No matter what it is, just write it down. If you forget for a day or...

Read More

Lose weight by losing your piercings!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2011 | Comments

Charles Poliquin is a highly respected authority in the fitness industry. In a recent blog post, he states that removing piercings can increase your chances of fat loss. Especially in the abdominal area. “At a recent Biosignature course in Toronto, four women with navel piercings had their body fat taken on the first day of the course. I suggested they remove their jewelry because they would likely drop fat not only in the umbilical area,...

Read More

5 Key Stretches

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 | Comments

I was working on a video the other day and wanted to come up with 5 of the top areas that need to be stretched by most people. Because we now spend much of our day in a seated position, and often with our arms out in front of us, it made this task easy by thinking of those key tight spots. Typically, I see tightness in the neck, chest, low back, hip flexors and hamstrings/calves. Below are some stretches for each of those areas. Hold each...

Read More

How big is your life?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2011 | Comments

I found this picture through my weekly StumbleUpon recommendations on a University of Wisconsin-Madison website. It shows the history of life on this planet on a 24 hour clock. If humans have been around for 77 seconds how old are you? It gives me a different perspective on how big my life actually is. How about...

Read More