10 – Minute Mindset, Volume IV: Imitation, Pain, Freedom, & Changing Your Mind

Reading Time: 5 minutes Reasons you’re eating that have nothing to do with hunger: Emotion/Stress It’s In Front of You Boredom It’s Free You’re Tired Clean-Plate Syndrome Can’t Say No To Food Pushers Coming up with a plan to address each of these scenarios will help you combat the desire to undue your hard work. A simple idea, contained…

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5 Ways To Prevent Injury In The Gym

Reading Time: 2 minutes Injuries are common in the gym. Reduce your risk by following these five tips.

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What Can Harry Potter Teach You About The Wizarding World of Fitness?

Reading Time: 12 minutes The hero’s journey is a tale as old as time. You can see it in just about any story we share with others, from movies (Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, etc.) to television series and books.  While the details are different from story to story, the foundation is exactly the same in…

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3 Pillars To Manage Your Weight For Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes What are the three pillars to managing your weight for life?

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From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor

Reading Time: 4 minutes Read about Alex’s journey from obese kid to stepping on stage for his first bodybuilding competition.

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3 Signs Your Weight Loss Is Temporary

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ve worked hard and lost weight. How can you tell if you’re setup to gain it all back? Here are three signs your weight loss might be temporary.

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How The Scale Deceives You (And Other Measures of Success)

Reading Time: < 1 minute How the bathroom scale lies, and other ways to measure progress in your fitness program.

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3 Tips To “Fall” Back In Love With Running

Reading Time: 3 minutes Use these strategies to keep your love for running strong even as the temperatures decline.

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If You’re Failing At Anything, Here’s Why.

Reading Time: 6 minutes This article discusses the three main reasons you are likely to fail at anything. Learn how to overcome the most important obstacles you’ll face.

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When Being Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

Reading Time: 4 minutes When do healthy behaviors become unhealthy? Find out in this article.

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Follow This Advice to Build Your “FitFam”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Follow these 4 tips to build your fitness support system–your “fitfam.”

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3 Fat-Loss Myths – Debunked

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever tried losing weight, thought you were doing everything correctly, and still didn’t see the progress you wanted? Sure, there are a number of reasons why you weren’t seeing the results, but what if the changes you made to your diet weren’t actually that helpful–or even downright useless? There are numerous myths surrounding…

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Gym Etiquette for Beginners: 8 Gym Norms to Follow

Reading Time: 5 minutes The gym can be a very daunting place, especially for a beginner. It has its own culture, and within this culture are acceptable and unacceptable forms of behavior. Part of the anxiety that is caused by going to the gym revolve around not fitting in. One sure way to stand out (not in a good…

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Need to power through a workout? Crank up the tunes.

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re having trouble getting yourself to the gym to workout, or find yourself getting really bored while you exercise, then putting together an awesome playlist of your favorite music can help. Listening to music while exercising has been shown to improve exercise performance and adherence. [1,2] This performance-enhancing effect is likely caused by a…

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