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207: Lessons To My Future Self

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Everyone knows that hindsight is 20/20. We all wish we could go back and give our younger self's advice. Today's podcast focuses on the exact opposite idea. The past is in the past, we've learned lessons the hard way, and it is time to move on and look forward. In today's podcast (one of my favorites!), I'm talking about lessons to my future self. All of this introspection was inspired by ...Read More

Travel & Your Fat Loss Goals

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Travel. Airports. They tend to trigger panic in the minds of anyone working to lose weight. They certainly did for me! I've shared before how I used to binge almost every time I went through an airport. It was ugly. It made me dislike and fear travel. For most of my life, I didn't think I even had the ability to NOT behave this way. I've shared some of my ...Read More

Episode 005: How to Overcome Sugar Addiction & Cravings

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On today's episode, "How to Overcome Sugar Addiction & Cravings", we're talking about the truth behind sugar addiction, cravings & what you can do to overcome them! We even identify 5 ways to tell if you're addicted to sugar! Changing your eating habits is very hard but it can feel nearly impossible when you're legitimately addicted to sugar or constantly confronted with strong cravings for sweets. Listen now! Download Episode ...Read More

Tiny Changes for Massive Weight Loss

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I was listening to a Tim Ferriss podcast recently while I driving home from Asheville, NC. I don’t remember who he was interviewing but they talked about a concept that really resonated with me and I wanted to share it with you. The concept was that of pursuing 1% improvement. What if you could improve yourself by 1% every month? Where would you be in 1 year? How would your ...Read More

Healthy Halloween? Avoid A Candy Crush

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I’m not sure how, but it’s already the end of October! It’s crazy how time flies. Halloween is only a few days away. For some people (including me, for most of my life) Halloween marks the beginning of the downward eating spiral through Christmas. There’s candy in the house for weeks and just when it’s finally cleared out its time for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a massive day of indulgence with ...Read More

Foods That Accelerate Aging

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When you increase your blood sugar with a meal or snack rich in processed foods or very starchy carbohydrates, the sugar has to get out of your blood quickly. That’s insulin’s job - ushering insulin out of the blood stream and helping it find a place to go. However, as we’ve talked about before, insulin isn’t really effective at doing it’s job in many overweight people. Why? Because the chronic ...Read More

Workout Motivation: 3 Ways to Keep Going

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We all need a little motivation for our workouts sometimes. Pushing through a workout isn’t always easy. I’ve had tons of days in the gym when I just haven’t felt totally connected to what I was doing. I didn’t feel like putting in my best effort, I didn’t feel strong or I didn’t feel motivated. If I gave in to those feelings every time, I’d rarely get in a good ...Read More

5 Steps To Building Healthier Habits

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Chances are, in order to reach your fat loss goals you’re going to have to create some new habits. If only it was as easy as bottling up your good intentions and writing down some goals. It wasn't so easy for me. My terrible habits were so deeply engrained in me they felt automatic. Choosing comfort foods on a bad day almost didn't feel like a choice, it had become instinct. ...Read More

My Weight Loss Motivation Mantra

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One of my favorite quotes is from Marcus Aurelius: “Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself.” I love this so much I have it written on the wall of my office and in a note in my iPhone. These simple two sentences have been one of my greatest motivators during my weight loss journey. I’m sure the words mean very different things to different people but I want ...Read More