The 5 Stars Of Health: Sleep

We're back at it with the 5 Stars of Health!  What are the 5 Stars of Health?  It's what we've discovered over the past 7 years that total, complete health is really made of. The 5 Stars of Health are: 1) Eat (the right foods in the right amounts)2) Train (hard and smart 5-6 days per week)3) Sleep (optimized rest for the right amount of time)4) Think (focused, positive thoughts and action)5) Connect (with other people) Today, we go over everyone's favorite: SLEEP.  Really, this should be number 2 on the list because it goes hand-in-hand with nutrition.  Why?  Because both are

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The 5 Stars of Health: Train

We're back at it with the 5 Stars of Health and this week it the one many people dread the most.  What are the 5 Stars of Health?  It's what we've discovered over the past 7 years that total, complete health is really made of. The 5 Stars of Health are: 1) Eat (the right foods in the right amounts)2) Train (hard and smart 5-6 days per week)3) Sleep (optimized rest for the right amount of time)4) Think (focused, positive thoughts and action)5) Connect (with other people) Today, we go over TRAIN.  Why train and not exercise?  Well, semantics mostly, but also it has to

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The 5 Stars of Health: Eat

We get it.  We know you know that you need to eat the right foods in the right amounts and exercise to be fit.  But what about overall health?  Is it just those 2 things or is there more to it? What we've discovered over the past 7 years is that total, complete health is far more than just eat right and exercise.  What we've found is that there are 5 key factors to living a complete and totally healthy life. We call them The 5 Stars of Health.  They are: 1) Eat (the right foods in the right amounts)2) Train

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The 5 Stars of Complete Health

We get it.  We know you know that you need to eat the right foods in the right amounts and exercise to be fit.  But what about overall health?  Is it just those 2 things or is there more to it? What we've discovered over the past 7 years is that total, complete health is far more than just eat right and exercise.  What we've found is that there 5 key factors to living a complete and totally healthy life. We call them The 5 Stars of Health.  They are: 1) Eat (the right foods in the right amounts)2) Train (hard

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How Mindful Eating Could Change You

We have a nutrition challenge for you...but it's a bit different than what you're thinking.  What if you were intentional and mindful about not just WHAT you eat, but HOW and WHERE you eat it? Let's be honest, we all know what to eat.  The information on what you should be eating is out there...we just did a whole email series what you should eat.  We even briefly discussed how much.  But when have anyone ever talked about what we're doing while we eat it? When we're in a stressed and rushed state we're in "fight or flight" mode from

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Stop Falling off the Wagon

Over the last 7 years we have learned that, for most people, the hardest part of working out is… working out. That is working out consistently. Whether it be getting to the gym on a consistent basis or heading downstairs for an at home workout, the hardest part is simply working out consistently. How many of us think we need more time when what we really need is to learn how to be consistent? That’s the most common excuse, being “too busy.” There is no denying that life makes it tough at times to make time for your workouts. Especially after a long

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Top 5 Ways You’re Killing Your Progress

When it comes to weight loss and fitness, do you ever feel...stuck. You feel like you're doing all the right things but you just can't seem to make any headway.  Here are the top 5 reasons why we have found that happens: 1) Giving yourself too many cheat days Having a cheat day here and there is fine.  But when a cheat day turns into cheat weekend...every weekend, it becomes a problem.  We suggest an 80/20 or 90/10 approach.  80-90% of the time you need to stay on your clean eating schedule.  that gives you 10-20% flex time.  Here's the

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The Nutrition Gospel Pt. 6: The Finale…

The end of the discussion is only the beginning...and a GREAT place to start your journey.  This week, Coach B and his break down of the initial part of the most important 100 words in fitness titled "World Class Fitness in 100 Words" talks about the easiest thing you can do to begin your journey of controlling your food.  In case you forgot, here is the phrase we are studying... Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Here's what Coach has to say about the final part

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The Nutrition Gospel Pt. 5: Sugar ain’t the Devil…It’s Worse

Almost there.  You almost have everything you need to clean up your diet for life.  Part 5 of the Nutrition Gospel is going to take a swing at something we all know, love, and have strong emotional and even chemical attachment to.  This week, Coach B and his break down of the initial part of the most important 100 words in fitness titled "World Class Fitness in 100 Words" will talk about that magical thing we all love; SUGAR.  In case you forgot, here is the phrase we are studying... Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep

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The Nutrition Gospel Part 4: Quantifiers and Carbs…

Part 4 of the Nutrition Gospel now gets into specific control over something.  This week, Coach B and his break down of the initial part of the most important 100 words in fitness titled "World Class Fitness in 100 Words" will talk about specific types of carbs.  In case you forgot, here is the phrase we are studying... Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. After chatting about the first part of this directive last week, here's what Coach has to say about the next part: Eat... some fruit,

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