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Why Aren’t You Getting Results?

How Long Have You Been Trying? What’s The Problem? I get a few emails a week from people that are struggling to lose weight. In some cases they are struggling to lose 30 pounds. In other cases they may be trying to lose the last bit of fat around their midsection. Whatever it is, understand that you’re not alone. There …

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How To Effectively Drink Alcohol While Dieting (Part I)

Can You Drink Alcohol And Still Lose Weight? This Part I of a Three Part Series on How to Effectively Drink While Dieting. Part II and Part III can be found at the end of each section. (Disclaimer: Keep this blog in context and don’t drift from the point. The goal of this blog is to teach you how to …

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Beginners Guide To Meal Prepping

One Healthy Meal At A Time One of the biggest complaints I receive from my clients or potential clients, is that they don’t have “time” to eat healthy. There are infinite reasons as to why they don’t have time but ultimately it comes down to simply not being prepared. We all have time, it’s just a matter of how you …

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Body Transformation: Diet

This Month’s Diet Is Next Month’s Body Eating is the most challenging thing you will encounter when it comes to a killer body transformation. Take that from my experience and from working with hundreds of people transforming their bodies. The workouts are a piece of cake (no pun intended). The food? Not so much. There are many unhealthy, tasty foods …

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One Big Thing In 2017

Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet 2017 is here and instead of cramming a bunch of New Years Resolutions into your list of shit to do, I want to provide you with a better solution. Now, before I tell you this little secret, I want to discuss 2016. 2016 was a bit more challenging than I had expected. I took …

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Overuse Injury: Shin Splints

I reached out to a former Athletic Trainer of mine at St. Cloud State University because I had a handful of questions regarding overuse injuries that many of my clients have been facing. As a society, we are far more active then we’ve ever been which has increased our risk of risk of getting hurt. This increase in activity is awesome, …

Muscle Building: Growth Hormone

This blog is long overdue and should have been written well before the boys from Entourage were gracing our television screens on HBO. It’s rather important, especially for the dudes looking to add some size… …or not lose any size for that matter. You’ve heard of Growth Hormone before and most likely it’s been in the “steroid” category of knowledge. …

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Does Size Matter?

Another frequently asked question that i get is “how can I add mass?” In layman’s terms: I want to get bigger but I don’t want to get fat AND I want to do it by next Monday when I go on vacation….. I don’t want to sound like a downer. However, I want to put this in perspective for you. I’m not here …

The Nail In The Coffin: Metabolic Syndrome

Odds are you’re not talking about this trendy new term during your Monday morning water cooler talks at work. It’s not something many people talk about and the actual terminology hasn’t been around very long. As Doctors begin to understand more about cardiovascular health, diabetes, and obesity, more terms will be created to help classify certain issues. The new, trendy …

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Pondering A Detox? Read This First

Hindsight is always 20/20, so it’s easy to look back at trends that have popped up through the decades. Many people remember the low-fat trend in the 80’s, Atkins diet of the 90’s, and today gluten free, grain free, bullet proof everything just to name a few. You could probably name five more each decade. Being in my line of work, …