5 Tips for Developing Positive Thinking

When adopting an ambitious goal to lose weight, get back in the gym, or make any kind of lifestyle change, we can sometimes get in our own way and become our own worst enemy. We do this by thinking negatively. A negative thought will produce a negative emotion and will result in a self-destructive behavior. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Developing Positive Thinking

Top 3 Daily Supplements for Optimal Health

In today's quick post, I wanted to address a question I hear quite often, which is "What supplements, if any, should I take?" There are many answers to this question, depending on the individual posing it, their health history, goals, and current diet (among other factors). For example, if you came to me with longevity … Continue reading Top 3 Daily Supplements for Optimal Health

Core Training Part 2: How To Strengthen Your Core

In my previous article, I highlighted the principles of stabilizing your core and why it is important to functional fitness. After four weeks of core stabilization, your program should progress to core strengthening exercises. Strengthening the core involves more dynamic eccentric and concentric movements of the spine while keeping the core engaged. The tempo and intensity of the exercises are increased at this level, with shorter … Continue reading Core Training Part 2: How To Strengthen Your Core

Core Training Part 1: How to Stabilize Your Core

When I first started working out, I didn't pay much attention to my core. I tended to be more concerned with building the muscles I could flex in front of the gym mirrors. Biceps. Triceps. You get the picture. Either you've seen that guy or you've been that guy. While I did increase mass in … Continue reading Core Training Part 1: How to Stabilize Your Core

You’ve Done it Before! How to Use Your Past Successes to Succeed Now

Most people will tell you in order to get ahead you must never look back. Forget about that for a second. Can you truly remember the last time you were crushing it on all health fronts? Perhaps you were hitting the gym with enthusiastic resolve five days per week, on a first name basis with … Continue reading You’ve Done it Before! How to Use Your Past Successes to Succeed Now