Archive for February, 2012

Leap Day Workout

February 29, 2012

It’s Leap Day and here’s a workout that you’ll remember until the next Leap Day. This is a very dynamic plyometric workout with lots of jumping, so make sure you’re prepared for this intensity and impact on the body.  If you haven’t been doing plyometric workouts regularly, don’t make this one your first. Begin with […]

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To cheat or not to cheat

February 11, 2012

I was asked recently if I believed in the idea that you should have a “cheat day” in your nutrition program.  It’s an interesting question and one that requires some explanation. So, here goes. First, figure out what’s really important to you when it comes to “dieting”. Are you trying to look freakin’ awesome, get […]

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Are you reaching your goals? Here are 4 ways to do it.

February 6, 2012

I was talking with someone recently about tracking activity and calories.  After explaining what would need to happen to get the desired results, this was the response: “I’m not going to do that. I’m fine and that’s just not going to happen”. OK.  That’s your choice, but you’re going to have to accept the reality that it will […]

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Quick and Easy Chicken Salad Wrap

February 4, 2012

One of the biggest excuses people make for not eating a better lunch is that it takes too much time. Today I’m going to give you a quick idea that takes less than 5 minutes to make and cost less than $2. Combine this wrap with a yogurt and glass of water and you’ve got a great […]

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