Most failures could have been converted into successes if someone had held on another minute or made more effort! When you have the potential for success within you, adversity and temporary defeat only help you prepare to reach great heights of success. Without adversity, you would never develop the qualities of persistence, patients and perseverance that are so essential to enduring success. Many people have escaped the jaws of defeat and achieved great victories because the
10 STEPS TO HELP YOU WITH NEGATIVE SELF TALK ABOUT YOUR BODY Your heart beats every single day without you having to tell it too. This is worth thinking about and something to be very grateful for. Write down 10 good things you like about yourself and body. Even though you don’t want to. You may say “There is no way there are 10 things that I like about my body” All we ask is to really try! Being beautiful is NOT an outside job. Being beautiful is an inside job. It is a state
It is often a challenge to find a topic for our next blog, the more we actively think about it the more elusive the topic becomes. Working out always clears our minds; it allows the unencumbered flow of thoughts and ideas, that is when inspiration comes. The other day while working out at the gym, I was watching people come in to the gym from their day at work, suddenly it hit me.....if most people committed to the health of their own bodies like they do their actual job th
Happy December 1st Everyone! We are going to keep this short and sweet. As coaches we personally hate this time of year. Why, you may ask? Hate might be a strong word but it at least caught your attention. We would say that we feel frustrated this time of year.Clients check out between now and the start of the new year. So why is it that clients stop? Tell us why do you stop exercising and come off your healthy eating regime? Your answer could be………… “There are just so many C
Mmm who loves pumpkin 🎃? I know we sure do and use it in many different ways. Did you know that pumpkin has numerous different nutritional benefits? ▪️Eating pumpkin is good for the heart. The fiber, potassium, and vitamin C content in pumpkin all support heart health.
▪️Pumpkins contains a wealth of antioxidants. Vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene have been shown to support eye health and prevent degenerative damage.
▪️Pumpkins are a fantastic source of fiber. Fiber
Have you ever heard of or tried a conditioning workout? If not, you have to try them. They are intense and effective. This is not just any old workout. This is a fun yet challenging way to get your heart rate up, get in and out of the gym all while helping to burn fat. But believe us, these aren't for the weak hearted. If you are a beginner, then we would advise you to practice the below exercises first for a few weeks. Learn and execute proper technique before you begin thi
Now that the kids are back at school you might be thinking…. “how do I get back on track with my fitness and nutrition goals?” Summer, although it's a fun season with the warm weather, BBQs, patios, celebrations, camping, etc… It can also leave you with partying gift of a few (or more) extra pounds than you came into summer with. We understand that for parents it can be challenging to get those healthy meals and workouts in. Even more so when the kids are on school break. So
Hi everyone, We got such a great response from our last blog (No Gym, No Time? No Worries) where we gave away a FREE conditioning workout! Since we got such a positive response, we decided to do the same thing this month. During the summer months it can be quite tricky to get to the gym or simply your priorities change because you'd rather be outside. So what can you do to keep working out as a habit and keep it fast and effective? Well, with this workout all you need is a se
I am going to change my life! Tomorrow I start my new health kick! I am going beast mode! I am going to train seven days a week. I am going to weight training everyday and on top of that I am going to do 2 hours of cardio every day. I am dropping my calories everyday! I am going to drink 4 liters of water everyday! You will see….I will show you! Just watch me! Lets check in 3 weeks later with this person and did the beast mode work?…………………… In 3 weeks they barely got to gym!
All the religions have agreed on this one particular subject. The bible often refers to this subject often. Even today's success books are still talking about this one subject. WE BECOME WHAT WE THINK ABOUT! Lets look at this from an individual who wants to lose weight and never really achieves the success they are looking for: What are they thinking about most of the time? They tend to think about what they don't want. I don't want to fail. My cravings are out of control. W
Want to add a good finisher to your upper body day workout? Give this ladder workout a try and let us know how it goes! What you need: Assisted pull up bar (or if you can do 10 body weight pull ups than great!) or a lat pull down machine. If you can't do pull ups or don't have access to an assisted pull up machine us the lat pull down machine. How to perform the workout:
1. Choose your fitness level.
2. Time how long it takes you to finish the ladder drill.
3. As little re
A very common reason why people fail trying to lose weight or build muscle is due to their unrealistic expectations. Most have this mindset that there must be an easier way. Let's just settle record here and say that there are NO shortcuts to obtaining physical conditioning and health. Permanent physique transformation and optimal health is the result of a LIFETIME COMMITMENT to proper training and nutrition, with addition to other variables. In our microwave society, we expe
Hi Everyone, We haven't written a lot of blogs on how to build lean muscle. So, we wanted to give you some helpful tips on what you can start doing so you can start putting on some health, lean, muscle tissue. To do that you need to start taking your workouts to a whole new level. Do you want to make your workout as effective as possible? Here are 10 things which you must do in order to maximize your effectiveness of your workouts: 1- Get and use a training log. This is so o
Hi Everyone, If only it were that easy! Will it can be when you have the road map! Apex Physiques is back with tips on how to make your shoulders look more sexier than ever! After a lot of experimentation and careful thought we came up with a workout that will give you nice round shapely shoulders that will create the illusion of a smaller waist. However that does not mean you should not keep your diet in check. As we always say, nutrition is the foundation of all results. Th
Do you ever feel like you are trying to tackle the same goal over and over again? Unable to achieve it. Feeling perhaps a little discouraged? Believe it or not this is a VERY common feeling for most. It's not always that people don't have good intentions or lack effort but sometimes it's that we take on too much at once. We aren't realistic about where we are NOW and how much we have to give. Feeling like we need to have that” all or nothing” or perfectionism mentality. When
Seems like a silly questions right? I mean...isn't breathing automatic and don't I already know how to breath? Well, yes, unconsciously we all continue to breathe because of our autonomic nervous system but as we go through life many things change the quality of how we breath. We adapt and change as we go through life and most of the time, we aren't paying attention to the little things that have a huge impact on our health and wellness. All forms of life are made up of milli
Today, we want to talk to you about the power of tracking. Getting into the habit of tracking will get you from where you are to where you want to be. You just need to be consistent with it. Here’s a 30 day exercise to show you how tracking is a very powerful tool. First, you will need a small notebook or a smartphone notes app. And let's say your goal is to transform your physique, as an example. Use your notebook or app and write down whatever goes into your mouth. Everythi
1. Persistence - In life, there are going to be ups and downs and achieving your dream body or any goal in that matter, is no different. Being persistent and patient and having a “Never Give Up” attitude will be a crucial component in your journey, as anything worth having in life will require consistent daily effort to be rewarded. 2. Vision - Have a clear plan of what you want with your physique. Then work on steps on how to get you there. Start to visualize your end result