4×4 Cancer Rules

When we think of the “C” word, it brings feelings of helplessness, anger, frustration, confusion and hurt just to name a few. Of course the “C” word I’m referencing to isn’t canker sores, calluses or the common cold, I’m talking about cancer.

Cancer is a topic of discussion that really hits home for me, as I assume it does for many reading this. I have been to the funeral home 3 times alone in the last 3 months to pay my final respects to those that lost their battle to this dreadful killer. In addition, within the last 6 months I have learned that a client of mine came down with cancer, my dog and even my mother. I have lost too many family and friends to cancer over the last few years and it doesn’t seem to be going away or getting better anytime soon. Read more

10 Tips to Lose 10 Pounds:

Solid nutrition, like good training, is simple – learn the basics and practice them consistently. A little knowledge and some discipline is the secret. Apply yourself diligently – don’t look back and don’t look for shortcuts, there simply are not any. Read more

New Study Shows The Benefits Of Working With A Personal Trainer

I have worked in the health and fitness industry since 2001 and during that time it has become obvious to me the benefits that come from using a personal trainer, especially when it is combined with a proper nutrition plan. Clients lose fat, look better, feel healthier and have increased energy.

While I see these benefits on a daily basis when working with clients, a recent study conducted by supplementcritique.com to gauge consumer perceptions of personal fitness trainers reinforces that. Read more

Fat Shedding Tips For a New You in the New Year Coming

A new year and a new you is right around the corner. Before long, bathing suite time will be back and that thing isn’t going to wear itself. There is no better time than now to get a plan together to start shedding that excess baggage.

Successful weight loss is just not possible without a winning plan. The first place this needs to start is in your head. If you want to make big changes to your body and how you look and feel, you need to first develop a belief that you can indeed do it. Positive psychology goes a long way on the road to a successful transformation. Read more

Multi Vitamins Worth It?

Multi vitamins help fill gaps that may exist in a person’s diet. Vitamins and minerals perform thousands of functions in the body. Without adequate levels and the right balance of nutrients the body cannot function properly and things begin to break down.

Even in ideal diets, which by the way very few people really follow, they are often depleted of certain vitamins and minerals. These vital nutrients can be lost or destroyed during harvesting, transportation, processing, freezing or cooking through simple exposure to oxygen. All the vitamins and key minerals are essential to health. Read more