Fitness Secrets Revealed: Why Is Fitness Easier For Some Than Others?

People often assume that fitness is easy for me: that I’m some kind of unbreakable Superman who can do everything. In fact, a lot of people assume fitness is easy for anyone who is fit. The workouts look effortless, we always seem to be on point with our eating, and temptations don’t seem to faze…

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Does Caffeine Boost Exercise Performance?

Caffeine is the most widely used drug, with 90% of U.S. adults consuming at least one caffeinated meal or beverage everyday. Many people use caffeine to help stay awake in the early hours of the morning, or to help stay focused when their attention starts drifting at work. Caffeine is a stimulant, which means when…

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Chess, Not Checkers: Long-Term Thinkers Make Healthier Choices

We’re faced with a tough choice: To eat the cookie or not to eat the cookie. Part of us is aware that we shouldn’t because it is not conducive to our fitness goals, but another part just wants to taste the deliciousness and experience the enjoyment it brings us in the moment. Alas, you give…

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6 Tips For Surviving The Holiday Party Season

It’s that time of year when everyone begins to gather to celebrate the holiday season. This means a lot of fun and laughs with friends and coworkers, but also parties and potlucks full of unhealthy junk foods. Follow these six tips to help you enjoy your holiday parties, without overindulging. Eat beforehand. Eat a good meal…

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2 Tricks to Immediately & Mindlessly Reduce Calorie Consumption

Your kitchen is a powerful place. It houses all of the food that you will eat, or that may tempt you. In your kitchen you will develop good eating habits conducive to good health, or just the opposite (like mindlessly eating handfuls of cereal out of the box in front of the cupboard). A new…

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5 Steps to Successful Weight Loss

There are literally thousands of articles with thousands of different pieces of advice for the best ways to approach fitness and nutrition. Such a large magnitude of contradictory information can lead to mass confusion among readers as to what is the best approach. While there is no single best way to go about starting a…

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The Truth About Fad Diets

As I’ve discussed in earlier posts, weight loss is a very large and profitable market. With obesity rates at a historic high combined with a recent increase in health awareness, more people than ever are trying to shed those extra pounds and get healthy. Out of all of the available health advice out there on…

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New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the New Year, you’ve resolved to make improvements in your life. Perhaps you want to lose weight. Maybe you want to exercise more, or eat healthier foods. If so, you are in good company. Weight loss remains in the top five most popular New Year’s resolutions, and often tops the list. However, only 8%…

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