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Top 5 Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

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How do you make exercise a habit?

This question is one I’m faced with daily and I’m constantly trying to find the best answer.

Making exercise a habit is challenging for many people – especially if you have never had any success exercising consistently in the past.

Heck, even if you have exercised consistently at a previous time in your life it can still be difficult to make it a habit now. Continue reading

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Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead: 60 Day Juice Fast With HUGE Results

Last night I watched a documentary on Netflix called “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead.”

This documentary followed the journey of an Australian man named Joe Cross who went on a 60 day juice fast to help him lose weight and regain his health.

The documentary was really quite inspiring.

Joe ended up losing 100 pounds and getting off of all his medications – all from juicing – drinking only fruits and vegetables. Continue reading

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3 Important Grocery Store Tips for Fat Loss

Dominating your trips to the grocery store is essential for fat loss.

It is also an important step in the 3 steps towards improved nutrition I talked about in a previous blog post.

Today I’m going to get right into things and show 3 tips to help you dominate your trip to the grocery store and get you on your way towards losing fat. Continue reading

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Taking Your Life to the Next Level

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9 years ago I was looking at an issue of STACK magazine, a sports training magazine for athletes.

In this particular issue it featured my favorite NFL player, Ladainian Tomlinson – LT for short.

The magazine detailed LT’s off-season training, working with 2 time Personal Trainer of the year Todd Durkin at his facility, Fitness Quest 10, in San Diego, California. Continue reading

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Who Do You Want to Become?

For my post today I want to simply ask you a question:

Who do you want to become?

Hold on…let that questions sink in for a bit. Take a little time to think about it.

Whenever I’ve need more clarity in my life or motivation to get myself going I’ll look back at my personal mission statement and think of my answer to that question. Continue reading

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10 Workout Finishers For Fat Loss

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Warmer weather is quickly approaching in Wisconsin and fat loss is once again becoming a high priority for many people.

During the Winter months (It seems like they never end sometimes in Wisconsin) it’s pretty easy to let yourself go, but before you know it warmer weather will be upon us and you know what that means – going to the beach, playing at the park, grilling out, Brewers games and just enjoying some quality time outside.

I’ll admit I’m super excited for all the fun that comes along with the warmer months of the year and I want to make sure you are ready to look and feel your best this summer. Continue reading

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2 Books You Absolutely Must Read

There are two books I’ve read recently that have forever changed my life and will change your life too.

What books am I talking about? Continue reading

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Rashard Mendenhall Retiring at 26: One Important Lesson

NFL running back Rashard Mendenhall announced his retirement today – no big deal right?

Well, Rashard Mendenhall is only 26 years old – young by NFL standards – and so the story of his retirement from the NFL after 6 seasons has become a big deal.

He was a former 1st round draft pick for the Steelers and after 6 seasons has decided to call it quits – announcing it in his blog post for the Huffington Post. Continue reading

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What Makes You Happy?

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When I was growing up I always wanted to be a professional athlete.

I thought that there was no other profession that would make me happier.

I’m not sure exactly when the day was that I realized this was not in the cards for me, but I do know that for a period of time I was lost. Continue reading

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3 Steps Towards Improved Nutrition

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From the time I was in the 4th grade all the way through college I have played sports.

I’ve played baseball, basketball, football, and done track and field.

One of the luxuries of being this physically active growing up was the ability to eat pretty much whatever I wanted and stay lean – not the same story today. Continue reading

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