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November 8, 2019

Last week I talked about getting an annual physical check up, to see how things are health-wise. This week I want to talk about doing a different one; a financial check up.


Annually, I complete a personal financial statement (PFS). This is a good evaluation to see how...

November 2, 2019

We all have good ideas. We also all have moments that we want to remember. Both of these examples are scenarios that you want to capture.



There are lots of ways to do this. Maybe its keeping an actual journal. Perhaps taking a video or picture. It could even be writin...

October 17, 2019

About a month ago I posted about the importance of sleep and the numerous benefits to not just health but also body composition.


Since then, I have been experimenting on test subject number 1: MYSELF! Determined to see what I experience with more sleep I started to set...

October 17, 2019

Caffeine is a buzzword (pun intended) and with all the options available, what should you do?  While it can enhance performance in a variety of ways (physical and cognitive for example), as with most things in life, more is not better.  

In this video, I discu...

September 26, 2019

You have probably heard the term thrown around, but what exactly is a flexible diet?  Let’s just say if you are someone who either likes variety, gets bored easy or needs to find more options and alternatives with their nutrition, you should be looking into it. 

In...

September 15, 2019

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to volunteer with a group that put together a fully accessible obstacle course for those with disabilities. The finale was the huge water slide at the end.

The idea was to get individuals to be able to achieve something that they...

September 12, 2019

Often I hear how people try to avoid being hungry, or they feel like they should always be in a state of hunger.  Both of these scenarios are misguided.

In the video below, I talk through how we should approach hunger and specifically, when we should use that as a guide...

August 28, 2019

Having coached multiple clients well into their 50's, plus having been training consistently for over 25 years myself, I have identified 5 keys to longevity when it comes to fitness and nutrition.

As we all work towards our goals of health and fitness, one of the main k...

July 20, 2019

Preparation is important for tasks at hand: tests, events, finances and your fitness. This isn't a monumental event, this is your daily life. 



This week, look at the challenges you are going to face. What days are going to be tough to train due to your schedule? Are t...