Let’s face it: Improving your food and fitness can feel nearly impossible without strategies for mastering sleep, stress management & recovery. So, in this post, I’ll be sharing all things “SSR.” To help you—or your clients—create the strongest foundation on which to build food and fitness success. The Hidden Cost of Emotional Labor Imagine you … Continue reading Is “emotional labor” wearing you out?
Amino acids are the constituent elements of proteins, and these, in turn, are the structures that make up any living tissue. Muscle fibers, cell membranes, enzymes, and neurochemical elements of brain tissue are examples of tissues composed of proteins. 70% of our body (excluding water and fatty tissue) are proteins. Their presence is of such … Continue reading How does our body use amino acids?
What is metabolic typing? Metabolic typing is an individualized approach to meeting your nutritional needs that relies heavily on your rate of metabolism along with your genetics. Pioneers of metabolic typing believed the autonomic nervous system, which is basically your metabolic individuality, and your rate of oxidation, which is the rate your body converts food … Continue reading Metabolic Types: Fast, Mixed, and Slow Oxidizers
The whole is in every fractal. Each tear holds the world. Humanity has yet to discover how to program the quantum chips that are emerging. When we start programming the first quantum computer, I believe what we’re going to reveal is that each of us is a supercomputer, where every single atom in each of … Continue reading Life around us is a hologram
It’s always standing right behind us, just out of view. In any direct light, we cast a shadow. The shadow is a psychological term for everything we can’t see in ourselves. Most of us go to great lengths to protect our self-image from anything unflattering or unfamiliar. And so it’s easier to observe another’s shadow before acknowledging one’s … Continue reading The Shadow – How to Get to Know and Integrate Your Dark Side
Bit of a strange question but it might be one of the most important questions you can ask yourself. Come with me on a journey of wonder and insight as we delve into the world of light and its profound effects on your mind, body, and life around you. Information Before I tell you about … Continue reading Are you getting enough light?
OVERVIEW: This comprehensive guide explores the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset, offering actionable strategies to cultivate a growth mindset critical for long-term success. ______________ Do you often try new things and push yourself into uncharted territory in your development? Or do you tend to stick with what you know? Your answer … Continue reading A Complete Guide to Changing Your Fixed Mindset into a Growth Mindset
Let's talk about sleep. If you have ever spent any time with me you will know I always talking about sleep. Either the importance of it or how we never seem to get enough of it. The reason I place so much importance on sleep is that I know how vital it is to every … Continue reading Sleep hygiene and 15 best practices for a better nights rest.
If you were to tell me a year ago that training less would make me stronger, I would have scoffed at such a silly idea. How can less exercise make you stronger? I would never have thought training intensely 1-3 times a week (instead of 6-7 times) would not only improve my strength and performance … Continue reading 5 Signs Your Recovery Sucks (And How to Fix It)
A study of 110 urban and suburban children in Washington State found that children who ate primarily organic foods had significantly lower organophosphorus pesticide (nervous immune system disruptor) exposure than children on conventional diets. Out of the children tested only one did not have measurable levels of the pesticide in their urine. This child was … Continue reading Organic
Feet, paws, trotters, hooves, term them what you will they are your roots. Your feet are sensory organs, there are over 7000 nerves in each foot, that's over 14 000 nerves together! Each nerve is receiving and sending important information to every other part of the body. The body is a cybernetic system, which means … Continue reading Your Roots
Strike - Stroll - Shiver Step 1: Strike Basically all that's involved in this step is waking up and not eating anything. You can have a cup or two of coffee or green tea, they're actually encouraged because both can help to mobilize fatty acids and spark your metabolic rate. But it has to be … Continue reading 3 Quick Tips For Weight Loss
Benefits, how it works & how to get started. Have you ever felt like you needed an iv-drip of coffee just to get going? Had days were the brain fog feels like a quagmire of confusion? Can't face going out because you don't want to feel cold? Struggled to kick the flu every year? Wondered … Continue reading Cold Showers
What is meditation? Why do we meditate? Many people feel confused when it comes to meditation. Images of cross-legged Tibetian monks sitting on a rock for hours in silence usually come to mind. Or trying to force yourself to 'not think' is another common assumption. Or you just associate it with hippie nonsense. The truth … Continue reading Meditation
Overworked, underslept and feeling the pressure? There are plenty of ways to find calm, without investing in a four-hand spa massage. All you need is a pair of lungs, your breath and 10 minutes or less. Don’t wait until fight or flight kicks in before minding your breath. Controlled breathing not only keeps the mind … Continue reading 6 Breathing Exercises to Relax in 10 Minutes or Less
Do you have stress that makes it difficult to enjoy your life? Have you found a simple way to deal with it that makes you feel better? Wouldn’t it be great if you had the means to deal with your stress that was always available, didn’t cost a thing, you could learn very quickly and that worked? … Continue reading Mindfulness & The Breath
Try this potent, scientifically-proven 7-minute bodyweight workout. In 12 exercises with only body weight, a chair, and a wall, this routine fulfills all the requirements for a high-intensity interval workout. Perform each exercise for 30 seconds with 10 seconds of rest between exercises. Jumping jacks (but I do burpees cause I’m a glutton for punishment) … Continue reading Scientifically-proven full-body 7-minute bodyweight workout.
To sleep, perchance to dream, for in this sleep of death what dreams may come... To a foreign observer, a sleeping person looks strange. Why would we need to be unconscious and vulnerable for one-third of our lives? Why would the insanity of our dreams dictate the sanity of our lives? Well, scientists have been … Continue reading Sleep 😴
The corona epidemic has forced us to confine our movements to the indoors. With the montage of YouTube and Instagram personalities littering our feeds like plastic in the ocean. All touting their own brand of furniture based workouts and get jacked at home bro style approach. They all neglect to mention the mental challenge that … Continue reading Working out @home
How a small decision can turn your life around.