I sat down to meditate the other morning and quickly realized the next 10 minutes would be an epic battle. My mind was distracted, jumping from what I had to accomplish that day, to wondering what Tom Brady and the rest of the New England Patriots were doing, to why my lower back hurt so… Read More
Category Archives: NUTRITION
11 NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO HELP CLEANSE YOUR DETOX FETISH
13 NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO HELP CLEANSE YOUR DETOX FETISH
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS AND CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT CUPS
Unless you don’t like chocolate then I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like the combination of either chocolate and peanut butter or chocolate and peppermint, and if you are like me, you LOVE both. These healthier alternatives to the conventional peanut butter cups and peppermint patties that are full of refined sugar, preservatives, emulsifiers,… Read More
HEART HEALTHY POMEGRANATE
Hey gang, ’tis the season in which we find bushels of pomegranates in our grocery stores, their tangy seeds infiltrate our favourite salad toppings and thanks to Oprah, we even use their juice to make Martinis. By now, most of us know that pomegranates are generally considered an extremely healthy fruit for just about everyone.… Read More
15 TIPS TO BEAT THE COMMON COLD AND STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
It’s that time of year again when rhinopharyngitis, or better known as the common cold, prey on weakened immune systems and forces its host, that being “YOU and ME,” to slow down and rest. In fact, I am finally well enough to look at my computer screen again as over this past weekend I was… Read More
RICH ROLL PODCAST WITH JAMES “LIGHTNING” WILKS
The question should not be, why are you on a plant based diet but rather why are you not on a plant based diet? – James “Lightning” Wilks .If there was one podcast to listen to (or watch) this year, this Rich Roll interview with James ‘Lightning’ Wilks is undoubtedly THE one. Rich and… Read More
GET UP AND GO! – Strengthen More than Just Your Core
GET UP AND GO Strengthen More than Just Your Core With today’s economy, everyone is looking to get more bang for their buck. Your approach to the gym should be no different, especially when it comes to building a strong and functional core. Everyday, I see men and women wasting valuable time and energy… Read More
If at first you don’t succeed, try try try try try again!
April 22, 2012 Below is a photo showing how I spent most of my training day today! . . . . . . . WORKOUT Snatch, 8×2 Clean & Jerk, 8×2 Front Squats, 5×3, 401 tempo . Today was one of those days that tests your patience. I failed many of my Snatch attempts as… Read More
HAVE YOU EATEN AN ALLIGATOR PEAR LATELY?
… aka AVOCADO Below are many of the benefits of eating avocados. Hippocrates was never more on the money when he said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The question I often get is how to consume avocados other than chopping them up and adding them to a salad? I encourage you to come back to this… Read More
DO YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO?
DO YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO? After 7 months of waking up every day with one goal in mind it all comes down to Sunday’s Super Bowl game. The Super Bowl is the biggest stage and even the unlikeliest of players have an opportunity to be the hero. That may seem obvious but many of us, within… Read More