The Ten Body Fat Solution Nutrition Rules
-By Tom Venuto, The Body Fat Solution
After more than twenty years of designing nutrition programs that counted every food to the calorie and gram, I’ve reached some important conclusions.
First, count calories and grams, calculating nutrient ratios, and weighing or … [Read More...]
I am sharing with you a story of New Perspectives out of a book I am reading called, The Rhythm of Life, Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose by Matthew Kelly.
The story goes like this:
In the late 1960s, there was a young man who had a dream of becoming a famous musician. He knew exactly what he wanted, so he … [Read More...]
I recently read an article that I found very enlightening called “Pleasure vs. Happiness” by Sam Yang. Many people mistake these two things to be one and the same. Although they often overlap, pleasure and happiness are two very different things. Many unpleasurable things can create happiness while many pleasurable things can interfere with … [Read More...]
Arnold Schwarzenegger said, “The biggest help I ever had was a training partner.” He was cited several times in many fitness magazines talking about having a good training partner because he felt it was so vital to his success.
Arnold also went on to say that we all have our ups and downs and no matter how disciplined and … [Read More...]
There’s a story about a young woman who complained to her father about her life and how hard things were for her. The adversity of life was overwhelming her, and she wanted to give up.
As he listened, her father filled three pots with water and brought them to a boil on the stove. Into the first he put carrot slices, into the … [Read More...]
“We are what we repeatedly do”
You may or may not know the old saying: “We are what we repeatedly do”. You may not necessarily know who said it either but rest assured it was from a long time ago, by someone who was probably pretty smart, probably pretty old, and probably wearing a toga; so we can know that it is probably true.
There is … [Read More...]
Think about change.
Do you get excited or do you cringe?
Let’s think about some changes: marriage, babies, new homes…all positive right?
What about stopping smoking, losing weight, placing your dirty clothes in the hamper after you wife has asked you repeatedly…still positive right?
So why is … [Read More...]
Training your Core
I want to share with you all a few of my favorite exercises to strengthen your core, which in the end can help to avoid injuries (especially back injuries). I am going to tell you about my three favorite core specific exercises, why they are my favorites, and different variations of these exercises. Notice I said core … [Read More...]