Movement Boosts Your Mood "Getting regular exercise is important for good physical and mental health. Exercise can help stimulate parts of your brain that aren’t as responsive when you’re feeling depressed. It also promotes the release of feel-good brain chemicals. It may also help distract you from your worries and improve your confidence.Endorphins are only … Continue reading MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE: How Dopamine Drives You Towards Reward and Makes You Move
"Your body has two priorities: to breathe and to move. To perform at our best, we need to do both properly. In a world of constant stress, our bodies find a way to meet those priorities by creating harmful compensation patterns." ~Coach J.L. Holdsworth World renowned strength coach and successful gym owner J.L. Holdsworth is … Continue reading REFLEXIVE PERFORMANCE RESET: A Breathing and Daily Self-Care System to Move, Live and Feel Better
The phone call came crashing in a dark desert night. I’ll always remember the feeling. My Mom got the news that my Dad was having a heart surgery. Separated by state lines and divorce, all I could do was hope my Dad would be okay. I can’t remember if I talked to him or my … Continue reading A Father’s Heart: A Journey From Loss To Health
I want to help you dominate 2021 by giving you my best tips and insights for fat loss! Here they are: Shop the perimeter of the store because you’ll find most of the whole foods there vs. the aisles. Don’t shop hungry. Park further away when shopping, too, because those extra steps add up! And … Continue reading TOP 3 FAT LOSS TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER, HAPPIER 2021
As the antiquated saying goes, “training is an art and a science.” Unfortunately when you walk into a modern day gym today you’re more likely to meet Picasso than you are to see picture perfect form, proper technique, and intelligent exercise programming. The art of training answers the why and is highly individual to each … Continue reading FOUR KEY PRINCIPLES FOR MAXIMIZING YOUR GYM TIME AND RESULTS
See Spot Run. Or Try Really Hard and Not Get Anywhere... Spot awakens from a summer nap. Groggy and barely awake the furry canine notices a squirrel in the distance. Excitedly the dog darts towards the creature. Suddenly he is pulled back and choked. He rabidly persists but stays right where he is despite his … Continue reading LIMITING FACTORS: What’s Holding You Back From Your Goals?
What is the best nutrition advice you can use RIGHT NOW? What is the most important meal of the day? What is the most important workout that you have? Which night of sleep matters the most? What is the most important thing you can do to improve your health? What is the "best" food? The … Continue reading GOOD NUTRITION: Best Advice You Can Use RIGHT NOW
Back to the first question I asked in, “Good Nutrition: Why it Matters?” “What is good nutrition?” What was your definition? Is it complete, feel like it is lacking or maybe completely misguided? With so much information, misinformation, fad diets and human variability it’s easy to get lost. We’ve all been exposed to outrageous, oversimplify, … Continue reading GOOD NUTRITION: What is it?
"WHAT IS GOOD NUTRITION?"If you ask a hundred different people on the street what good nutrition is you would likely get 100 different answers! "Eating Gluten free." (What’s gluten again?) “Eating fewer desserts. Mmm desserts.” "Paleo." "Eating low carb." "Eating low fat." "Food X is great for you but food Y is bad." What would … Continue reading GOOD NUTRITION: Why It Matters?
The thing about killing time is that it isn't a crime of passion but rather a passive whimper. I live in LA and any given day of the week there are so many things to do, so much vying for our attention and many ways to spend time. We just celebrated the Chinese New Year. … Continue reading TIME = LIFE