Is the way you breathe killing you?

Breathe

Ok, stop what you are doing and think about how you are breathing. Don’t change your breathing, just monitor it. Are you breathing in and out through your nose or mouth? Are your breaths deep or shallow? Are you breathing in and holding your abdominals in preventing you from breathing into your diaphragm? What shallow chest breathing does to the body ... Read More »

Qualia Supplement Review

brain booster

I have been in pursuit of getting more out of myself physically as well as mentally for a long time now. I have always been at the top of my game physically, but I searched for a way to increase cognitive function. I tried several options, and now I’m using Qualia. I wanted to share my results with you after ... Read More »

How to Use Subliminal Messaging to Affect Your Life

Disclaimer: I do NOT use subliminal messaging in any of my blogs, on my website, or in my books. Subliminal messages work and define and reinforce our perceived limitations in life.  The bombardment of news, music, advertisement and comments by others on our conscious minds effects us. So, let’s fight back using positive subliminal messaging. Before I tell you how ... Read More »

5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Mood

Improve Your Mood

I have many more, but here are my top 5 to use to keep positive and fight off the bombardment of negativity that we are faced with each and every day. Keeping positive will improve your life in all areas. These are in no particular order: 1. Eat 6 meals per day Just like that Superbowl Snickers commercial where Willem ... Read More »

Use the Placebo Effect to Fuel Fitness Motivation

Everyone has heard of The Placebo Effect. You know these experiments where you have at least two controlled groups, and one group takes a substance designed to illicit a certain effect. Meanwhile, the other group is given a sugar pill. Both groups are given the same expected outcome. In most cases, the group that is given the placebo experiences at least ... Read More »

The Perfect Human Diet – Movie Review

The Perfect Human Diet - Movie Banner

I don’t usually do movie reviews on my fitness blog, but this documentary is based on new technology that provides scientific evidence of exactly what humans ate as far back as archeologists have found human remains. Vegetarians may not agree or like this, but this is not an attack on you. I’m just reviewing and recommending you see the movie, “The Perfect Human ... Read More »

Fruits & Vegetables: We Are Carbohydrates, Too!

I’m on a no-carb diet. I have heard no less than 5 times in the last 30 days someone talking or posting on a social media about going on a NO Carb Diet when they are really not. I was at a local restaurant chatting with a gentleman just last night, and he said that today was his first day on a ... Read More »

Top 10 Health Tips You Should Start Today

Let’s be honest, there are no quick fixes when it comes to health. Being healthy is a life choice, so forget surgery, pills, or the latest food replacement supplement. Here are my Top 10 health tips you should start doing today for a healthier tomorrow: 1. Drink a glass of water upon waking Drink water first thing upon waking up…I mean before you do ... Read More »

What is Gluten and Why Is It Bad For You?

Bread

Jimmy Fallon’s video pokes fun at those who claim to follow a “gluten free” diet,  yet these people can’t even tell you what gluten is. For this reason, I put together this post so you and I will not end up on Jimmy’s show looking foolish. What is Gluten? All wheat flours contain two proteins: Glutenin and Gliaden. When mixed with water, these ... Read More »

Can You Target Fat Loss?

sit up

As a follow up to my last post, “How Our Bodies Burn Fat”, a lot of people ask if it’s possible to target fat loss by working out specific areas (abdominals, anyone?). It’s a legitimate question. Certainly TV commercials for the latest abdominal workout gizmo would lead you to believe it’s possible to lose belly fat by working your abs so ... Read More »