Hi ya everyone, That little voice in your head is saying "SUMMER is just right around corner." Every where you turn you see weight loss this and weight loss that. You switch on the TV and all the commercials are showing all the weight loss diets and exercise equipment. You cant get away from it. You head to the grocery store to buy your weekly family groceries at your local Walmart. You happen to pass by the clothing section and you see in the corner of your eye all the new
Looking for a quick and effective but yet don't have time to get to the gym? Don't let time hold you back. You can can get a workout anytime, anywhere with limited or no equipment and one that doesn't require a lot of your time. Here's the thing about life, it will never play convenient for us, meaning with every goal you set, new problems and challenges will arise. With every new decision and goal you set, new choices and and sacrifices will come along with it. But no sweat.
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 New Year from both Jasmine & I! Today, promise yourself that this year will be full of health, energy, vitality and opportunities to be, happy with your body and at peace. Knowing you are taking action every day and taking care of your body and mind. . That’s what Jasmine and I is expecting in 2018. We’ve set big goals that will require us to stretch ourselves, and we are looking forward to all the incredible changes that will ensue. Not only in our personal lives and i
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
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
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
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
Do you ever feel like some days you are 100% committed to your goals. The fire is burning so red hot under your butt that nothing is going to stop you! You say to yourself "I am going to crush it today!!!" And then an hour passes or the next day, it's like that fire just got rained on and your motivation disappeared like you never even had it? You find yourself sitting on the couch, contemplating whether or not to get up and before you know it you have talked yourself out of
Are you a type of person that loathes doing lots of cardio when it comes to fat loss? Well good news, we have something that you can add to your workout routine. However, the one thing that always needs to be in check and you need to be consistent with is your nutrition. Nutrition is going to be the KEY component your physique goals, both for lean muscle gain and fat loss. Next should be strength training and then adding cardio (various types) into the mix. 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
Water, H2O, Agua, whatever you would like to call it….It is ESSENTIAL to life! If you went a few days without water…..death would be knocking at your door very quickly from dehydration. That is why we cannot stress enough about the importance of proper and adequate hydration. Did You know??
Your body is made up of 60% of water? Bones contain 22% water, adipose tissue contains about 25% water, muscles cells contain 75% water, and blood contains nearly 83% water. That’s a whol
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
It's day 3 of the 2017 and as normal, the majority of us have set new year's resolutions. We are basically running on a motivational high...for now that is. As the saying goes, what comes up, must come down and that also speaks truth to motivation. We know all too well that we have the intention to achieve these esolutions but soon find out that our "high" quickly fizzles out ; making it hard to stay inspired and focused. Motivation is fleeting so we must do things in order
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