Category Archives: Mental Health

Is Being Too Productive, Making You Less Productive?

As a coach, I am big on one huge term: EFFICIENCY. I’m always looking to analyze efficient movement patterns in the gym, maintain efficient nutrition protocols in the kitchen, and adopt habits for optimal efficiency in the workplace. Today we will take a step out of the gym and venture back into where a lot

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Breaking Bread

I created this blog in September of 2012 with the purpose of sharing my story in hopes that it would motivate and inspire others towards healthier lifestyles. However, the fitness industry can be fu#%&$ up, and I’ve seen it first hand along with my own journey towards being healthy. I’ve lost weight before, but in

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The worst question to ask when it comes to your health?

**I am making an effort to deliver my posts in the same way I program my own training. I try to keep frequency as consistent/high as possible, but will vary the volume/load…in this case today I’m going switch it up on you with a less lengthier post than normal.** We always ask the wrong question

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In A Relationship!

I’m in a relationship!…with food. We all need food in order to survive, and that is scientific fact. No one, therefore, can refute the statement about themselves being in such a relationship. We have varying degrees of relationships with food, ranging from good to bad, and in some unfortunate cases horrible. A common subject that

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Don’t Put The Pan De Sal On A Pedestal

              I always preach the recurring theme of everything in moderation. I will never criticize anyone for omitting certain foods from their diets, especially if its due to religious, health, or personal preferences. HOWEVER, there are many people who place certain sweets, comfort foods, or even carbs in general

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Where to start for your 2014 Fitness/Health Routine: 10 tips for getting to YOU 3.0

1.) Embrace Your Imperfections – You’re not, you won’t be, and will never be perfect. Sometimes we forget to tell ourselves that. We put ourselves through guilt and anxiety when we fall off track from our perfect diet, or our perfect routine, etc. You must account for error, mistakes, and slip-ups. Most importantly, you can’t let

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How I used the “F” word to lose weight and get in shape

FUEL!!! Nutrition is a HUGE part of the ever changing quest for people to lose weight and to becoming healthier and more fit. However, with the hundreds of diets and scientific methods for achieving your goals, it can be extremely daunting and difficult to get the results you want. Of course there are some simple

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Inspirational Story: Valerie 3.0

I’ve known this wonderful girl for quite a while, and despite this being a lengthy post, it deserves every bit of your attention. Make sure you to give this your time, because she was gracious enough to share her story with not only me, but to the community. Valerie is a Registered Nurse in her

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Nothing To Prove

Almost a full month living here in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’m still feeling blessed and so fortunate for how everything is going, so I need to make sure I do what I can in order to take full advantage of this opportunity. I had my first group bootcamp session last weekend, I start

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Daily Dose Of Inspiration: Breaking The Plateau

  The picture above is not from one of my clients, but one of my really good friends. He put in the work, he made the commitment, and he didn’t make any excuses. He had a goal of making some changes in his life, and made a commitment to shedding some pounds. I’m extremely proud

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