7 Habits to Lose Belly Fat nutrition Jul 28, 2021

Lots of people, over the age of 40 years, ask me how to quickly and easily get fit.

In particular they ask how to drop abdominal fat.

While I know they are hoping for a simple answer, here's the truth:

Creating your "Ideal Body" (the leanest and...

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Should You Count Calories? nutrition Jul 02, 2021

"You cannot steer a stationary ship."

This quote came up in my coaching group recently.

I’d never heard it before, but the words hit me hard, especially in light of all that is happening in our world and also our great country right now.

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How to Be Positive accountability nutrition Apr 07, 2021

Today I have a story that, as a coach, baffles me a little.

But first, ever wonder what to eat before a workout?

A good pre-workout meal should meet the following requirements:

  • Easily digestible
  • Enters your bloodstream rapidly
  • Doesn’t cause...
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The Truth About Detox Diets nutrition Mar 17, 2021

Have you been lukewarm for too long?

Maybe going through the motions for a while?

Is your heart still in it?

Perhaps  it’s time to change the heat settings.

To bring more enthusiasm to your life.

To surround yourself with like-minded,...

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How to Be a Good Human accountability charity nutrition Feb 15, 2021

Today you have a clean slate filled with endless possibilities.

How will you harness your potential to create the very best you?

Your self-image will fulfill any label that you put on yourself.

If the world feels like a dark place, bring your own...

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How to Stick to Your Meal Plan nutrition Jan 07, 2021

There are habits that will give you more bang for the buck.

For example, I've said many times that training is the anchor to your day.

The anchor keeps you from drifting.

Similarly, establishing a portion-control habit that will automatically keep...

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How to Be Mindful of Portion Size nutrition Jan 05, 2021

Simplicity always wins.

The whole idea of using a daily habit-based approach to create your Ideal Body (the leanest, strongest, most athletic version of you) is to start small and keep it simple.

Everything I'm suggesting is backed by research in...

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How to Cook Tasty Meals nutrition Dec 07, 2020

If you're like most folks I've talked to, you're moving a little slow this week.

Perhaps the Thanksgiving-feast leftovers are weighing you down?

Maybe it's the snow or, depending on where you live, a tornado or tsunami?

Maybe your favorite sports...

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What Does 250 Calories Look Like? nutrition Dec 02, 2020

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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Breakfast Hash Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 29, 2020

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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Turmeric Ginger Lemonade Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 22, 2020

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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Simple Roasted Asparagus Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 15, 2020

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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Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 11, 2020

Success leaves clues and I wanted to benefit from those clues.

Once I made the commitment to surround myself with others who were already where I wanted to be, success seemed to simply flow into my life.

I call it The Yoda Method.

But more on that...

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Basil Avocado Baked Salmon Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 08, 2020

Batch-prepare your meals, on Sundays and Wednesdays, to save time and make sure you have healthy options for the week.

But that doesn't mean you shouldn't make a fresh meal for nightly dinner, if you like.

You see, some foods are better for batch...

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Almond Flax Chicken Recipe nutrition recipes Nov 04, 2020

You order a quarter chicken (mixed light and dark meat) with honey sauce and salt and pepper. It arrives in a paper bag with deep-fried potato wedges, two pieces of thick-cut sourdough sandwich bread, and a generous side of coleslaw in a paper...

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Triple Protein Burger Recipe nutrition recipes Oct 28, 2020

A good burger is a combination of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins.

It's also big on flavor. Each bite should include the perfect mix of salty meaty, sour pickle, and catsup-sweet goodness.

Nowadays we eat beef about once a week. A pan-seared...

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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe mindset nutrition recipes Oct 25, 2020

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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Chicken Salad with Avocado Recipe nutrition recipes Oct 20, 2020

A man walks into a restaurant and sits at a table. The waiter comes over and asks, "Would you like the soup or salad?"

Man replies, "Oh, that sounds much too big for me. I’ll just have the regular-sized salad, thank you."

Sharon and I have...

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet with Bacon Recipe nutrition recipes Oct 18, 2020

Bacon is the duct tape of food. It fixes just about any meal.

You can make this dish for breakfast; however, it's delicious at lunch and dinner too.

Batch prepping your meals is a good habit. It's something that will save you time, money, and help...

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10 Habits of Nutrition nutrition Oct 13, 2020

Maybe you've gained some weight over the last six months and you know something needs to change.

Luckily for you, there’s a proven strategy to lose that unwanted bodyfat.

One of the fastest ways to lose weight is to focus on your nutrition.

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The Secret of Consistency nutrition Oct 07, 2020

The key to success, in anything, is often simpler than most would assume.

In fact, much of the time it's simple enough that it's a bit disappointing to the person seeking some "magical" answer that will solve all their problems and propel them to...

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Post-Workout Smoothie nutrition recipes Oct 05, 2020

I'm a big fan of soft-serve ice cream.

Especially if it's the salted caramel kind. In a sugar cone.

Every so often I will enjoy a pint of frozen goodness after a tough resistance training workout.

Problem is, dairy makes me feel downright awful.

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How to Stop Overeating at Night nutrition Oct 05, 2020

I have a story about the value of a good teacher or mentor.  

As a coach I'm always looking for teaching opportunities to help my client-athletes meet their goals.  

Some clients want to lose between 10 and 50 pounds of excess body fat....

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7 Strategies to Lose Bodyfat nutrition Aug 14, 2020

Today I want to cut through all of the confusion and share seven rules for losing stubborn bodyfat.

Are there things that could be added to this?

Sure, but if you follow these SEVEN you will be well on your way.

Here they are...

Rule #1. Maintain...

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