September 4, 2020

A strong grip is a big deal; doing daily tasks, firm hand shake and when training. Your grip is what connects you to most of the tasks that you are doing.

On the other hand, if your grip is weak, it will negatively impact what you are trying to achieve. Not only an uni...

July 11, 2020

Looking ahead, what are three things would 'win the week' for you?

Setting three primary goals each week has been a big impact factor for myself. These are the primary drivers for the week, could be physical, financial, professional, spiritual or relational.

Scheduling t...

May 22, 2020

Portion control is a key impact factor. Especially for things like our friend, Mr. peanut butter here. You can have the right foods, but if the foods aren't the right portions, you can still sabotage yourself.

Back when I had a supplement store, I used to weigh out the...

May 7, 2020

As a nation, Americans are terrible at taking vacation. The last statistic I saw, 52% of paid time off goes unused. Vacations, breaks and rest are great!

Working hard is great. This includes time in the gym, not just at your profession. Having these days off will help...

May 5, 2020

I would like for you to add the below to my Impact Action blog post.  Let me know if you have any questions, thanks!

I've been a nutrition and fitness coach for over 15 years (since 2003). This week marks one year that I've been blessed to be a full time coach and dedic...

March 13, 2020

I love oatmeal. So much in fact, that it used to compromise the base for 3 of my 4 meals in a given day. While there is worse foods to have as a main component of a diet, I was certainly missing out.

Oatmeal is a great source of soluble fiber. This is the fiber that ca...

March 5, 2020

When people train in the AM, whether lifting or cardio, I am often asked if they don't eat, is it bad?

So the answer is a combo of intensity and energy. When we wake up, we are in a fasted state from sleeping all night. This means our blood sugar is usually low. Dependi...

June 20, 2019

God blessed me with a lot of things, but athleticism and a speedy metabolism didn’t quite make the list. Needless to say, sports never really worked out for me. I was a dancer, a cheerleader and the occasional runner. From the time I was little I struggled with my weig...

May 31, 2019

I'm currently listening to the audio book Wonder by R.J. Palacio, which is a book about a boy with a disfigured face from a birth defect (a current movie as well).

I'm confident that there will be many more emotional takeaways from this book, but the one that I'm curre...

May 24, 2019

At the time of writing this, second quarter is just kicking off. As I outline in the Impact Action Plan, this is a great time to go back and review the prior quarter. 

I take a simplistic approach to this by reviewing my top 10 goals for the year and list them out chro...

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