5 Rules for Gaining Muscle Without Gaining (much) Fat

I know that a lot of people aren’t worried about gaining muscle (though you should be, muscle is an important piece of health). For most, the focus is on losing weight, specifically fat. Weight loss gets all the praise, while weight gain, especially the “good” kind, gets pushed to the side and ignored. In spiteContinue reading “5 Rules for Gaining Muscle Without Gaining (much) Fat”

Break Up with Monotony, Slow Down Time & Start Living

Time flies by. One minute you’re going through the motions and the next you wake up 10 years older and without much to show for it. While we can’t slow time down, we can create the feel of slowing time by adding variety and imprinting more value in the moments we have in our timeContinue reading “Break Up with Monotony, Slow Down Time & Start Living”

Are You Letting Shiny Object Syndrome Ruin Your Progress?

I came across a story about a magpie recently that I found interesting and thought I’d share as part of a bigger lesson. I will do my best to retell it in full (with some creative freedoms added in), but if you want to read or listen to it for yourself, head here. There onceContinue reading “Are You Letting Shiny Object Syndrome Ruin Your Progress?”

The Importance of Reading & How to Get Started

I remember the day I truly fell in love with and created an everlasting love with reading. I was in the airport at 9 years old, getting ready to take off on a flight with no parents, just my younger brother and I, to visit our grandparents in Alabama. I needed something to read, butContinue reading “The Importance of Reading & How to Get Started”

How to Eat, Drink Alcohol and Still Lose Weight

Last week I wrote about how it’s not only possible to eat out and have drink with friends while trying to lose weight and/or improve your health, but that it plays a necessary role in improving health and weight loss. Today I show you how to navigate those situations so that you can enjoy allContinue reading “How to Eat, Drink Alcohol and Still Lose Weight”