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The Three Speeds. How To Train Hard, Recover Fast & Not Be Stupid

The other day I was hanging with my good friend Brad Davidson who spent much of his career as an elite strength and conditioning coach.  We discussed workouts, and why so many people burn out and overtrain. Let me share some overarching perspective; some of the things Brad and I talked about. Here is the way […]

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Stress: The Most Misjudged Threat To Your Health

authored by Justin Janoska Are you having massive difficulties losing fat, gaining muscle, improving energy or sleeping again? Then, you might want to listen up. Yes, stress surrounds us daily—you can’t avoid it. But way too many of us are fighting an uphill battle with protecting our health, and chronic stress is sabotaging our lives. Every […]

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How To Cure Constipation. Everything No One Ever Told You

You haven’t used the bathroom in days. When you have been able to go, it has felt incomplete.  Your abdomen feels distended and uncomfortable. Wanting to solve your problem, you head to the internet and search, “how to solve constipation” or “what to do if you can’t go number 2.” (I like rhymes 😉 so […]

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Eating Frequency. How Often Should You Eat For Weight Loss?

Eating frequency is always a hot topic in health and fitness.  I have written on this subject a few other times.  You may want to check these blogs out HERE and HERE. The important thing to remember about your metabolism is it is unique. As a result of that, you will have unique reactions to […]

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Allergies: What You Should Know.

Twice a year, the spring and fall, I get an influx of clients coming to my clinic for relief of their allergies.  Seasonal allergies, also know as hay fever or allergic rhinitis, can be miserable, especially here in the Southeastern US.  It is interesting, that people who have been here most of their life tend […]

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Fat Burning Foods? What The HEC?

Count your hormones!! Calories… don’t control metabolism — hormones do. Calories… don’t determine what type of weight you will lose and where you may lose it from — hormones do. Calories… have little influence over hunger, cravings, energy, and mood — but hormones do.   Using the phrase “count your hormones” was a way to […]

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Hunger, Energy & Cravings (HEC): Is Your HEC in Check?

It is true that in order to lose weight — and more specifically, fat — you do need to have a caloric deficit. But a low-calorie diet does not lead to a balanced and stable metabolism. In fact, it leads to the reverse. Taking a calorie-first approach by following the “eat less, exercise more” dogma, […]

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Hormones & Weight Loss

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of “eat less and exercise more” can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat. The greatest […]

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Getting Back to Fitness, Overtraining & How much exercise it too much?

Let’s talk about the idea of overtraining and eating as it pertains to engaging or reengaging with fitness and nutrition in order to lose weight. Typical scenarios are individuals who were very fit and exercising regularly in the past, but maybe suffered an injury, had a child or simply fell out of the habit. Other […]

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