Why You Should Give Up Coffee for 21 Days (controversial)

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Ever since I announced the 21 Day Clean Eating and Exercise Challenge, the comment I have been hearing the most is, “do I really have to give up my coffee?” In this article, I would like to share with you the science on both sides of the coin, along with my personal opinion. Americans drink 624 million cups of coffee per day. That averages out to a staggering 3 cups per person. 87% report … [Read more...]

If You Have Never Read a Blog Post of Mine, Read This One…

This might be the most powerful and impactful 2 minute video that I have created. With all the buzz around the 21 Day Clean Eating and Exercise Challenge that starts Sept 8th, I wanted to share something I learned recently that rocked my world. This new concept has been so profound for me that it has enhanced and transformed my ability to achieve high levels of confidence. We all want to … [Read more...]

Everything you need to know about the 21 Day Clean Eating and Exercise Challenge!

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I hope that you will join the thousands of people around the world who are taking the 21 Day Clean Eating and Exercise Challenge!  This email contains all of the details and information that you will need to join in. You can also find all of this information here: http://madisonbootcamps.com/21-day-content/ The next 21 days will be quite hard, but I know you can do it, and the feeling you are … [Read more...]

21 Day Clean Eating and Exercise Challenge… You in?

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Summer is winding down fast and school and a more predictable schedule are about to begin. This summer, more then any other summer I can remember, I have been hearing excuses of why it is harder to stay fit and lean. Parties, vacations, erratic kids’ schedules, cookouts… the list goes on and on. But in the end, they are all excuses, because I also have many clients (who are just as busy as the … [Read more...]

How the Ice Bucket Challenge Can Help You Lose Weight

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You might just think of me as this exercise, nutrition, and a little bit of a mindset guy, but I now study and put a lot of my attention on learning about social dynamics, community building, social trends/norms, etc. Although I will continue to learn what the latest research in nutrition and exercise is, I believe that to help create a healthy change in our society it needs to come … [Read more...]

How much balance & flexibility do you have? Take this test!

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Do you struggle with balance or flexibility? No matter what your age, you may struggle with this, but as a person ages, balance, flexibility, bone density, and strength are four things that naturally decrease, unless you do something to counteract this decline. Today, I would like to cover the topics of balance and flexibility and show you a few simple tests you can do to see where your … [Read more...]

Why Your Friends Are Jealous of You (And What You Can Do About It)

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Does it ever feel like every time you gain momentum and start to make progress in a program, some of your friends and family start to sabotage your efforts? You are not alone and this is one of the other huge reasons why it can be tough to stick with a program. Here’s how it usually goes. You are doing great. You are in the right mindset now—you did the 10 year visioning exercise (that we’ll … [Read more...]

Why running sucks… and causes you to gain fat

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Have you ever gone to a “big box” healthclub or gym? They are filled with treadmills and cardio machines. And you see infomercials and ads for ellipticals and treadmills, to help you lose weight. You see skinny people running, and it seems like what you need to do to drop a few pounds. But I have news for you. Running, while not a bad thing, is not a good way to lose weight. In fact, if you … [Read more...]

Best Shape of Her Life at 61? See how she did it

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Have you ever met someone for the first time and you instantly felt more energetic and positive by being around that person? That is what happened to me recently as I met an awesome woman named Mary. Mary works for a billion dollar organic food company that I am working with to help their wellness program get even better than it is already. She had been doing my program for the past 5 years and … [Read more...]

5 foods you should never eat/that leave you fat and with no energy

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If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ve probably tried a dozen diets that have not worked. Maybe you lost weight, only to gain it back again. Or maybe the diet just wasn’t practical for your family. Perhaps it left you feeling worse than when you started. The thing about diets is that almost all of them are too extreme and too restrictive. They just aren’t sustainable. Not only are many of … [Read more...]