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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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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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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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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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How to Compare Shakeology

How to Compare Shakeology Like Comparing Apples and… Tang How To Compare Shakeology Or, “How Do I Really Know If This is Worth the Money When Everything Else Costs Less?” There are many “protein shakes” and meal replacements that are less expensive than Shakeology. But  comparisons – based on the simple “protein...
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Surprise! You Are Accountable

Surprise!  You Are Accountable I recently set up a Fall Challenge for the GooBurners team as I wanted to get people motivated again and for us to all share in the experience as a small dedicated team.  Nothing brings people together like struggling together on the same task as you encourage, motivate, and help each other achieve the...
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Fall GooBurner Team Challenge

Fall GooBurner Team Challenge Attention GooBurners — everyone who has been dogging it, slacking off, floundering, struggling with their workouts and/or nutrition, just needs to get back on track, or is ready to try P90X for the first time: I’m calling you out!  Are you satisfied with the effort you’ve made toward your health and...
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Feeling Sick, Should I Workout?

Feeling Sick, Should I Workout? It has been a long long time since I have been sick.  I cannot even remember the last time I had a little cold and this time I had one of those annoying little colds that does not knock you out with the high fevers and chills, but just kind of hangs around making your head stopped up which gives you sinus...
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On The Road Again

On The Road Again It had been quite awhile since I had to travel and I had gotten pretty set in my daily workout and nutrition routine at home.  I am not counting the family vacation as I expected that to be a “recovery week” but I am away on business for a week and had to re-learn what I had known so well when I was...
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Bored Eating

Bored Eating The way our minds and bodies work has always fascinated me.  I was out with the family the other day watching one of my daughter’s play softball and her team was losing by a lot of runs.  My son turns to me and says “I’m bored so I am going to go get something to eat from the concession stand”. ...
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I CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT!

I CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT! I continue to be flooded with questions and complaints about weight loss during P90X (and other Beachbody workout programs) and how did I lose 30 lbs doing this.  Here is a list of four of the toughest weight loss obstacles that I continue to hear about and how to overcome them. 1. You’re exercising,...
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Get A Workout Buddy!

Get A Workout Buddy! If you have a hard time getting motivated to exercise, enlisting a workout buddy may help. A workout buddy can encourage, challenge, pace you, and can make working out more fun. I know that a big part of my success has to go to my family who not only supported me, but would also do the workouts with me. ...
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