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...]

Did you miss it? Webinar replay available now…

Did you miss last week’s webinar, with my top tricks and tips for losing weight and staying in shape for life? It’s not too late. You can watch the recording below, or by clicking here. You'll learn the 4 most important things you can do to lose weight and build toned, lean muscle (without ever looking like the woman below, in the snapshot of the video!) regardless of your age and current … [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...]

Why ALL Diet and Exercise Programs Fail and How To Fix It

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If you are anything like most of us, you’ve had trouble staying motivated when trying to get healthy and lose weight. Perhaps you’ve spent money on other programs in the past, had some success and stayed motivated for awhile, but you find that you always slide back. I’ve got news for you—this is NOT your fault! It’s NOT because you can’t stick with it, or don’t have any willpower, or will never … [Read more...]

What It Means To Be A Girl

When clients come to me and say, "I can only do girl push ups" it really bothers me. What is that even suppose to mean? I know they mean on their knee push-ups, but I ask them the question why do girls need to do push ups on their knees? The women I train can usually get off their knees and onto their toes. At Fit Moms For Life we are constantly asking ourselves what does it mean to … [Read more...]

Will you be around for your grandkids?!

The past 6 weeks I have spoken to more corporations, teacher conventions, after school programs and other organizations, than any other time in my career. In many of these interactive sessions I ask this one simple question... “How will your life look and feel 10-20 years from now if you continue some of your unhealthy habits and likely add a couple more unhealthy habits to your life?" The … [Read more...]

Only read if you’re ready to live each day all out!

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I recently spent a week out in Colorado hiking a bunch of 14ers. A 14er is a mountain over 14,000 feet. There are between 54-58 of these mountains in Colorado. One of the items on my bucket list is to climb each one of these Colorado 14ers. Click here to check out the rest of my bucket list and then go create a bucket list of your own! Climbing mountains (aggressive hiking as I like to call … [Read more...]

This humbled me…

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I was recently in Colorado for five days climbing 14,000 plus foot mountains. In fact I did six of them in just over 24 hours! I will share with you a powerful insight I had... Like I mentioned earlier, I have been doing quite a bit of hiking the past few days, and am pretty proud of how fit I feel and what I have been able to accomplish. I have come a long way in just a few years in my fitness … [Read more...]

This Made Me Cry…

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This past Monday at 1 AM my brother’s wife’s water broke and I headed back for a day trip to MN to meet this new member of my family! I am a proud uncle of a beautiful niece! I am especially excited for my mom who has waited for 65 years, (at times impatiently), for her first grand baby. This new addition to our family added to an already amazing weekend! This past weekend made my top three list … [Read more...]

Naked and Silent

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Fit Moms For Life team spent 4 days in NYC gathering with about 100 other mission driven non-profits and organizations. This conference was led by a brilliant thought leader named Jonathan Fields. Jonathan recently did a blog post that really hit me hard. Even though he wrote it for a largely artistic and entrepreneurial audience, I think it will also be a powerful read for those of you looking to … [Read more...]