What is your 2016 theme?

Ready to recalibrate? Time to set yourself up for success this year by identifying what means the most to you.
Nice to meet you, 2016. Regardless of what happened in the last 12 months, it’s the next 12 that we are all excited about, isn’t it? After all, January 1 is the fresh start that we […]

By |January 17th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

Mind over Muscle

How to identify and overcome common mental habits that keep you from reaching your goals.

Have you ever been to the gym in January? It’s a madhouse. Not a single treadmill goes unused, not a single weight unlifted. The gym floor is covered with enthusiastic, motivated newbies and those looking to rehabilitate their physiques. But by […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Discipline, Strength From Within|2 Comments

Breaking Bad (Habits)

The New Year is coming, which means that you’ll soon be carefully mapping out exercises, sets, reps, rest periods and goals for 2016. And that’s great. These well-planned variables will have you off to a running (and lifting) start in January but, as I have seen with so many well-meaning clients, these well-laid plans often […]

By |November 30th, 2015|Strength From Within|0 Comments

The Link Between Hydration and Fat Loss

Want to learn more about healing powers of micronutrients? You’ll want to read this

By |September 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

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|12 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