Turmeric Ginger Lemonade Recipe nutrition recipes Dec 06, 2022

Lot's of "holiday" parties equals boozy temptations.

In truth, even though I no longer drink, it's a challenge for me to avoid alcohol during this time of year.

Sometimes it feels weird to be at a party drinking water when everyone else is, to...

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How to Take Care of Yourself stress management Dec 03, 2022

Super proud of our clients, Ray & Alison Benedetto.

I talk about them a lot because they're leading by example.

You can watch their incredible story here.

I'm not sure most of us think of things this way, but today is really just your life.

In...

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5 Lessons From Abdominal Surgery mindset Dec 02, 2022

It has been a few years since my abdominal surgery.

Man, I'm happy that's over.

Specifically I had laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. It's a robotic procedure with less cutting and, as a result, less downtime.

The picture at the top of the page...

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What Does 250 Calories Look Like? nutrition Dec 01, 2022

Watch out. Don't fall for it. It's a trap.

The trap of "tomorrow." Tomorrow becomes next week, next week becomes next month, next month becomes next year.

You hear people say this all the time.

"I want to lose this weight but I'll start...

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Don't Boil the Ocean mindset Nov 29, 2022

Are you making this common mistake?

Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of over-40 men and women who want to get healthy and lose weight.

And I’m betting the majority of them made the same mistake at one point.

You know what?

...

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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe mindset nutrition recipes Nov 28, 2022

What do you call a pancake after it does sit-ups? A waffle.

Try this fun pancake recipe as a free meal.

But first, if you've ever skipped a workout or started the day without your meals prepared ahead of time, continue reading.

I’ve got a...

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How to Change Your Behavior mindset Nov 26, 2022

You are the sum of your habits.

And your habits define your behavior and shape your character.

So if you are looking to make a change, start with your habits.

Let's say you are struggling with obesity-related health issues and are feeling sluggish...

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Best Bethlehem Personal Trainer mindset Nov 24, 2022

I’ve seen my client-athletes accomplish some truly inspiring things.

They’ve dreamt of re-building their bodies, living outstanding lives, and having profound impacts. Then they set goals in order to accomplish those dreams.

I think...

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How to Sleep Better sleep Nov 22, 2022

I don't know about you, but so many clients tell me they don't sleep very well.

Can you remember the last time you woke up after a full night's sleep feeling so refreshed that you didn't need coffee?

When I ask this, folks will say something...

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Breakfast Hash Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 21, 2022

You travel to the market with grocery list in hand.

As you walk down the aisle, browsing the orderly rows of fresh fruits and vegetables, meats and fish, and everything else available to you... you pause and stare in amazement.

Hundreds of healthy...

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How to Avoid This Common Mistake mindset Nov 20, 2022

Why is it so hard to stick to good habits?

It seems to be remarkably easy to fall into unhealthy routines...

Eating junk food mindlessly. Watching TV instead of doing your workout. Showing up to a job that brings you no joy. Biting your nails....

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How to Jump Higher train Nov 19, 2022

It's a sunny Saturday morning and I'm at the local playground with my nine-year-old son, George, and his eleven-year-old sister, Giavanna.

So far it's been a busy day of bike rides and seeing who can swing the highest on the swing set.

"Dad, see...

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6 Ways to Be More Successful In Your Health mindset Nov 18, 2022

Thanks to my mom and dad and other relatives, I enjoy reading.

When we were kids in elementary school, Mom would take us to the public library, for a few hours on a Saturday, and we would walk up and down the aisles checking out the titles.

After...

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How to Be Happy and Less Stressed stress management Nov 17, 2022

Ever stop to think? And forget to start again? It might be stress.

You see, stress affects all of us at some point.

Health, relationships, and money problems are often the root cause of worries.

You choose the unhealthy habits that could be...

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How to Handle Tough Times mindset Nov 16, 2022

The idea that "change is hard" is an age-old myth about human behavior.

The truth is, you change effortlessly and all the time.

Your brain's job is to adjust your behavior based on your environment.

If you create a better environment for yourself,...

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Simple Roasted Asparagus Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 14, 2022

Asparagus is high in vitamin A, folic acid and dietary fiber, which are all thought to play a vital role in fighting cancer.

It also contains high levels of potassium, which may help control blood pressure.

Better yet, asparagus is rich in rutin...

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How to Win "The Long Game" huddle mindset Nov 13, 2022

One of the most powerful things you can do, to dramatically lose weight and slow aging, is to play "The Long Game."

It's the way I teach my personal training clients to approach everything in life and it goes something like this...

Consistently...

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How to Feel Better Right Now mindset Nov 12, 2022

Most often, the fastest way to move forward is by subtracting something.

Sounds odd, right? It goes against the popular theme of more, more, and even more.

Boozing way too much. Mindless eating.

Feeling sad and guilty and tired for days afterward,...

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Freedom on Veterans Day holiday Nov 11, 2022

Freedom.

It's something that, at times, I take for granted.

Maybe you do too.

A healthy body provides infinite freedom to live the life you desire.

And since today is Veterans Day in the United States, no matter where you live or where you fall on...

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Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 10, 2022

Success leaves clues and you should benefit from those clues.

Once you make the commitment to surround yourself with others who were already where you want to be, success will simply flow into your life.

I call it The Yoda Method.

But more on that...

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Say "No" to Shortcuts mindset Nov 09, 2022

A local health club advertised a $5 coupon inviting folks to an open house.

At this meeting, a "fitness expert" would reveal a coveted "secret diet" that was easy and involved minimal effort.

Imagine to my surprise that, for a measly five bucks, I...

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How to Focus On One Thing mindset Nov 08, 2022

Where we live, it's getting dark very early.

It's just that time of the year when there's less daylight.

The temperature is dropping too.

Perfect hibernation weather, if you are a bear.

But you are NOT a bear.

Problem is, this...

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How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat train Nov 07, 2022

Tired of going nowhere on the treadmill? Respectfully speaking, skip the long slow cardio if you want to build calorie-torching muscle.

As an added bonus you'll slow aging too.

Here's a step-wise plan to help you get lean and strong.

Or lean and...

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5 Tips to Adjust to Daylight Savings Time sleep Nov 06, 2022

Boss: "You're an hour late!"

Guy who is about to invent daylight savings time: "Haven't you heard?"

In some parts of the world, during daylight saving time (DST), clocks are turned ahead one hour, so that the sun rises later in the morning and...

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