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Europe Armed Forces Tour

I was recently blessed with the honor to travel to Europe to for my second tour with Armed Forces Entertainment to provide workouts for the U.S. Military men and women stationed overseas. I had my A-team with me including master trainer Shay Kostabi, photographer Jesse Deyoung and my publicist Nicole Dunn. Together we had the privilege of visiting bases […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Inspiration|0 Comments

Why Shorter Workouts Are More Effective Than Long Ones

I get asked a lot about why my program focuses on 20 minutes…what’s so special about that number?

20 minutes is the sweet spot from both a science and lifestyle perspective. From a lifestyle perspective, way more people I worked with over the years were able to fit the 20 minute workouts, recipes and mindset exercises […]

By |June 4th, 2015|Inspiration, Workouts|0 Comments

Sweating with Soul

Has your workout lost some of its passion… have you lost some of your fire? You might be separating your body from your soul.

When it comes to fitness, if your routine is just about sets and reps, you can get lost in an emotionless routine and will find it harder to stay fit because you will just be sweating… but […]

By |February 13th, 2014|Inspiration|10 Comments

Where There’s Pain, There’s Gain

As a fitness professional and athlete, one of the most difficult things I’ve had to go through was an injury that required surgery…and a lot more. Injuries can occur from a sudden instance or from something repeated over time. Injuries don’t just hurt you physically; the mental and emotional stress, and even financial burden, can […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Inspiration|1 Comment

Eating Healthy At All Costs

Healthy Food at All Costs

It’s time to put up or shut up. But that doesn’t mean you have to go for broke eating healthy. The myth that eating health is too costly is just that: a myth. Here’s the truth behind the lies about healthy eating and what it will cost you. When it comes to eating healthy… decision is the […]

By |January 28th, 2014|Nutrition|4 Comments

Why a Fitness Funk is Contagious

Something I’ve been experiencing more in my life is how the people I surround myself with have such an impact on my energy. I always say energy is contagious, so I decided to expand on that thought.

You are a product of your environment. What you and the people around you do affects you in ways you […]

By |October 2nd, 2013|Inspiration|2 Comments

Kaizen: A Force To Be Reckoned With

Kaizen symbolizes success as a series of steady, consistent, and sustained steps toward a common goal. It’s about the smallest of contributions adding up to big change and focuses on the importance of the individual as an integral part of moving a country and business forward. When applied to your journey towards a healthier, more fit you, consider the little things you can do that, with time and consistency, add up to success in creating a life-long commitment. To claim the victory over bad eating habits, inactivity, and stress, you’ll have to take deliberate, yet small and steady steps toward the goal. Unleash the power of Kaizen to get past your obstacles.
By |August 12th, 2013|Inspiration|6 Comments

Fitness Mistakes Too Many Women Make

Many women are finding the time and energy to workout more, which is good news for the health and fitness industry for sure. But as more women pack their gym bags or take their fitness outside, a lot of misconceptions exist on exactly how to stay fit. Here I breakdown some common mistakes many of the women I worked with over the years make, as they try to get in shape and stay healthy.
By |July 23rd, 2013|Inspiration|1 Comment

Aspire to Inspire

#Aspire2Inspire
By |July 22nd, 2013|Inspiration|1 Comment

America’s Weight Obsession Hits a New Low

Was I the only one shaking my head as the media shamed James Gandolfini for his weight and eating habits? Not 24 hours after his death, in between reports of celebrities talking about what a great friend, parent, and actor he was, the non-stop coverage of his weight started and it didn’t slow down. Just hours after he was confirmed dead, a legendary journalist was talking about him not being “one to push back from the table.” This coming from someone who had his first heart attack at 53, just two years beyond the massive heart attack that took Gandolfini, 51, to the grave. So what gives? Why has the media gone “mean girl” on a Hollywood star? Apparently his weight was bigger than his career.
By |June 27th, 2013|Inspiration|0 Comments