One of the universal truths in fitness and weight loss is that if you burn more calories than you consume you will lose weight and if you consume more calories than you burn you will gain weight. Whether the weight you lose/gain is muscle or fat is largely a function of what you eat, but… [Continue Reading]
It doesn’t matter whether you are doing the Insanity workout, or another workout like Les Mills PUMP or P90X. If you want to really get a good picture of your results, you have to take measurements. The scale is not an accurate tool for fitness assessments, because it only gives you one metric: Total weight. … [Continue Reading]
They’ve done it. Chocolate Vegan Shakeology is here! We got to sample the new product at the 2012 Coach Summit, and I responded by changing my order of regular Chocolate over to the new Vegan formula. Why? Well, a few reasons. First, I like the taste. I love the regular chocolate, but I’ve always liked… [Continue Reading]
I’ve recently started reading Mark Sisson’s 21 Day Total Body Transformation (“21 Day”) and I thought I’d share my thoughts and my experiences since I started adopting the Primal/Paleo lifestyle in early 2010. I also thought I’d discuss specific issues/concepts throughout the book and, again, share my experience. I first heard about Mark and The… [Continue Reading]
I get a lot of questions about unintended weight gain with P90X. Those questions fall into two main categories. The first group of people are typically well into Phase II of P90X. They start weighing themselves and can’t figure out why their weight loss has stalled, or they’ve gained weight. I address that situation HERE,… [Continue Reading]
So you are doing the P90X workout or the Insanity workout and you are bringing it. Every day you show up and you work hard. You eat right, at least following the 80/20 rule for either the P90X Nutrition Guide or the Insanity Nutrition Guide if not better (stop here if you are not doing… [Continue Reading]
Primal enchiladas? How in the…? Tortillas are not primal at all, so we didn’t use any. We used egg whites and a little half & half to make some crepes. A brilliant substitute straight out of The Primal Blueprint Cookbook. Here’s the video of this epic cooking adventure.
Jim Rohn is the master of personal development. If you follow my blog or know me personally, you know I’m a big fan of Mr. Rohn and a big fan of personal responsibility. In fact, I’m such a big fan of personal responsibility that when my wife and I renewed our wedding vows last December… [Continue Reading]