Our Top 4 Nutrition Vacation Tactics We were just in sunny Mexico for a week and even though we may be somewhat been off our regular eating routine (most of us do right) we still like to eat pretty healthy mostly on vacation. Even if you stay at a all inclusive as we did in Mexico, you can still always look for healthier choices. Here are 4 tactics for you to remember while on vacation so you can still feel and look good on the beach. Plus, you won't see your weight go up onc
Hi everyone, We think that part of the main reason why people fail trying to lose weight is that they have crazy unrealistic expectations. Most have this mindset that there must be an easier way! Lets get real here. There are no shortcuts to obtaining great physical conditioning and health. Optimal permanent physique transformation and abundant health is the result of a LIFETIME COMMITMENT to proper training and nutrition. Health and fitness does not have a expiration date. I
We had this idea... what if we could get everyone living their Apex life? What would this look like? Let's have some fun with this. So here goes: - Living in state of gratitude for what they have - Plenty of daily laughter - Quality time and being present with family - A value of ones health (health consciousness) - Putting the right foods into their body aka temple (it really is a temple) - Health and fitness is a huge priority in their life - Self love and appreciation of o
Here a short story for you...... An uncle of R. U. Darby was caught by the gold fever in the gold-rush days, and went west to DIG AND GROW RICH. He had never heard that more gold has been mined from the brains of men than has ever been taken from the earth. He staked a claim and went to work with pick and shovel. The going was hard, but his lust for gold was definite. After weeks of labor, he was rewarded by the discovery of the shining ore. He needed machinery to bring the o
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 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
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
Due to being on vacation in beautiful Costa Rica, we haven't put up a blog in awhile. But a topic did come up on our way home on the airplane. We got to chatting about all the things we give advice on and the tools we provide on our blogs and social media platforms. Which lead us to the question.... What if for all of those who follow us and read our content actually followed what we preached about? Whether it's regarding training, nutrition, or mindset. What would happen to
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!
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
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
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