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Nighttime Eating

Nighttime Eating Tell me if this has happened to you.  You start out the day doing just great on your nutrition. You have your five healthy small meals all day with your last meal around 5 pm.  Great day as you have feed your body properly with good healthy foods, just one problem. At around 8 pm you eat half-dozen...
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Survivor Meets The Biggest Loser

Survivor Meets The Biggest Loser As I go into my 8th week on Wake Island it has occurred to me that we are going through an experience that is a lot like Survivor the TV show and also some of the same characteristics as The Biggest Loser TV show. We have all been put on a small island with limited resources and have been asked to perform a...
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Life in the Fast Lane

Life in the Fast Lane A few weeks ago I wrote an article about how to help take you from the couch to fit in nice easy slow steady steps.  The reason for that was that it seemed that I had a lot of customers “overwhelmed” by all the  changes coming to them at once so I broke it down to help them make progress and stay on...
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Momentum

Momentum The dictionary describes momentum as: mo·men·tum/mōˈmentəm/ Noun: The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity. The impetus gained by a moving object. The impetus gained by a moving object.  This means that as an object (You) starts to move...
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One Bite at a Time

One Bite at a Time So I get the message.  For a lot of you it is just too much change at one time for you to start working out six days a week and to also change all your nutrition habits at the same time.  You feel overwhelmed and you quit shortly after you started because it is just “too much to handle”.  I know...
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Exercise and Alcohol, Hand in Hand?

Exercise and Alcohol, Hand in Hand? Just because you’re logging hours on the treadmill and embarrassing Arnold in the weight room doesn’t mean you can put the cast of Jersey Shore to shame in the bar and not have consequences. One does not cancel the other. There are some major side effects, including packed-on fat, slower...
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Saving Money

Saving Money We are all on a budget.  Some of us have tighter budgets than others.  But we all have to think before we spend, whether it be on fitness, food, or anything else. After spending 2 years (yes, I started P90X way back in March of 2010) eating right and exercising, I’ve learned a few things about getting...
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The Answer

The Answer I get asked all the time about how to stay motivated. Starting P90X / Insanity / Power 90 / etc. is not hard! Staying with it is what’s hard! So many people start strong but fade fast.  Either they cave in to the diet and don’t see results, or they get tired and start to skip workouts, or they let...
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Top 10 Appetite Suppressing Foods

Top 10 Appetite Suppressing Foods Controlling what you eat is a lot more difficult when you feel hungry. Thankfully, there are plenty of appetite suppressing foods out there that actually reduce your cravings and make it easier to achieve your fitness goals. Try eating any of one these appetite suppressing foods the next time you get a big...
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Getting Nutrition Right

Getting Nutrition Right What phase of the nutrition should I start with?  When should I switch to the next phase?  At 30 days?  After 1 round?  How many calories should I aim for? There are so many questions that come to a person’s mind when going through P90X or any of the Beachbody programs about the nutrition, and they...
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How to Get Fat

How to Get Fat For those of you dying to know the secret formula for getting fat and staying fat, you are in luck!  These are the top 10 ways to reach your obesity goals!  I wish I’d come up with this list on my own, but I borrowed it from a very informative article from Livestrong.  And I can vouch that this list is...
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Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-Workout Supplements “Pre-workout supplements”. I had never heard of them, much less used them, before P90X.  Despite the fact that I have spent many years of my life lifting weights, I never spent much time researching supplements.  Then I finally decided to listened to the advice of my coach and tried Jack3d (a popular...
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