This is often a subject that brings up a lot of negative experiences for most people. I've had clients who resisted to step foot on the scale and I have also had clients who habitually hopped on the scale daily in order to see what they weighed. In this post I will share my thoughts surrounding the scale and why many people have chosen to give the scale an enormous amount of meaning in their lives. When I used to do monthly assessments with my clients I would usually put them
You're eating healthier, but your spouse has no desire to join you and eat the same things as you. What should you do? Although I do not have a spouse myself, I have worked with many people who have come across this roadblock. Here are the common themes that I hear when talking to my clients. They're frustrated. They don't want their spouse to suffer from future health problems by eating poorly. They care about them. They don't want to cook two separate meals for each other.
So many people begin their fitness journey by looking for the "plan". The plan that gives you the exact number of sets, reps, rest and exercises to do to get the ideal body. Black and white, simple and general. But instead of preaching a plan based approach, I teach more of a principle based approach. To translate, this approach is more like a specific set of guard rails. As long as you stay in between these guard rails you can get pretty creative and advanced when it comes t
Food is subjective. Therefore food is just food. We cannot prove good and bad when it comes to anything, much less nutrition. You see, everything is relative to the individual and their personal preference, beliefs and experience around food. So why is it that almost everywhere we go we see food being labeled this way? Certainty Humans love certainty. We hate not knowing the "truth". Having a list of good foods and a list of bad food creates certainty so that decisions become
Today we will address the 2 things that I believe everyone should have at the beginning of their health and fitness journey. Is it a specific meal plan? Nope. A gadget to put around your wrist? Nope, but there's nothing wrong with either of those things. The 2 things you need are an effective strategy and a tool that can help you solve any problem. An Effective Strategy: You can have all of the motivation and drive in the world, but if you do not have an effective strategy, t