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...]

I cried…

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The past two days have been special for me. I have been meeting with potential clients who have filled out the Fit and Fabulous over 55 application for our new program that we are launching in Madison. There isn’t a program even close to this in the Madison area. I spend 30 minutes chatting with each person and I ask a lot of questions and just listen. Each individual story inspires me, challenges … [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...]

6 Exercises and Stretches You Can Do To Improve Balance and Flexibility

A couple days ago I shared a test with 5 simple exercises to do to evaluate your current balance and flexibility abilities.  Today, I want to share with you some specific exercises and stretches you can do to improve your overall balance, strength, and flexibility. Why is balance so important? As we age, balance is one of the first things to start to go. Poor balance results in more … [Read more...]

A son’s heartfelt message to his parents

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Today's message won’t be like my usual notes full of weight loss tips and nutritional tidbits. Today, I hope to share some feelings and observations that have been welling up inside of me, that I believe you have probably felt in your life at some point, too. Life has an uncanny way of continually asking us to change our perspectives. We observe the world through different lenses as we age. I … [Read more...]

Exercises and Stretches To Improve Balance and Coordination

In a recent blog post I gave you a simple 5 part balance and flexibility test that you can do to see where you are at. I don't want to leave you hanging with just the test.  Here is a video giving you some specific exercises, and stretches you can do to improve your balance, coordination, and flexibility. The other day I announced that the Transformation Center is now launching Fit and … [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...]