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Tabata

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Tabata

Story I bobbed and weaved through five years of working sixty hours a week without gaining weight or losing my fitness level.  You may have even less free time due to work, family, or other responsibilities.   If you’re time-poor and want to get fit take the time to learn Tabata, one of my top tools…

Double the individuality

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Double the individuality

    What does it take to take to distinguish yourself?   Standing out in a crowd is hard enough individually.   Now imagine there are two of you.     A copy.  A clone.  A counterpart.   Riding solo never seemed so sweet.     Life as a twin seems maddening.   Attention?  Split….

6 Stretches for Walking or Waiting in Line

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6 Stretches for Walking or Waiting in Line

      How can you improve your flexibility and feel looser and more relaxed in five minutes while you’re on the move?   Try Walking Mobility.    I’m that guy that uses his shopping cart as a stretching device at the supermarket.  You don’t have to perform this routine in public, but you’ll see…

Habit – Sprints

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Habit – Sprints

    Introduction How do you improve cardio, strength, and insulin sensitivity with no equipment in ten minutes or less?   SPRINTS!   When you’re time constrained or lack equipment, run like a cheetah from a lion to reap major health benefits.  Performing the One-Minute Workout below 3 times per week (30 minutes total with warm-up/cool-down) has…

4 Easy Ways to Battle the Sugar Drug

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4 Easy Ways to Battle the Sugar Drug

For the story on how I reduced my sugar consumption, read this post. Introduction Sugar consumption skyrocketed in the last 160 years along with obesity.  Some studies show correlation between obesity and sugar consumption like the image below.  Causation is harder to prove.  I’m not taking chances, given that many studies show sugar as a main driver…

Eat Less Sugar – Story

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Eat Less Sugar – Story

      Sugar held me up against a wall for twenty years and I didn’t even know it.  I grew up in the lower middle class.  My family and friends ate processed cereal, snacks, and candy daily.    Even the pasta sauce had extra sugar.     On the mean streets of Upper Darby, eating…

Habits Guide

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Habits Guide

We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence is not an act, but a habit.  – Aristotle   To me health is growth.  “If you’re not growing, you dying” is a common adage.  Sometimes, pausing and reflecting spurs growth.  Sometimes, resting and recovering creates room to grow.  Sometimes, you need to grab the wheel hard with both…

Habit Strategy Contrast

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Habit Strategy Contrast

Story Jamie stepped off the scale, “172 again?  That’s it.  I’m done.”  In that moment Jamie closed the books on another attempt at weight loss.  It was February 1st, exactly one month after Jamie started a strict diet and hour-long cardio classes four days per week.  Every other year for the last ten years Jamie tried a new…

How does 30 Minute Fit work?

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How does 30 Minute Fit work?

How will 30 Minute Fit work? This program will teach you how to achieve your health and fitness goals and minimize the time required with a customized program and 1 on 1 support.   For many of us meal preparation time, hour-long fitness classes, increased hunger from exercise, and travel time to and from the…

Sleep – Habit

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Sleep – Habit

If you want to read the story on how I went from a “night person” to an early morning amateur, check out this post.     Introduction  Sleeping is a short death that creates your quality of life.  Maybe you’re a glutton who loves sleep.  Maybe you’re a  workaholic who hates shutting down.  Most likely you’re…

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