019 – Intuitive Eating

With most of society being bombarded with diet messages, diet rules, do and don’t foods, eat this and not that, coupled with photoshopped IG pictures of unnatural physiques, etc. – an alternative approach is what is called intuitive eating.  Intuitive eating is a philosophy that rejects traditional dieting and instead supports listening to your body’s […]

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018 – Intermittent Fasting

Although it’s been around in principle for a very long time (most religions around the world promote some form of fasting), Intermittent Fasting (IF) has grown in popularity due primarily to scientific research indicating that IF can lead to weight loss, stabilized blood sugar, reduced inflammation, improvements in memory and stress resistance, slowed aging, longer […]

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017 – Managing Self Talk

Like our physical habits, we all have mental habits that often manifest themselves in the form of self-talk, or conversations, comments, etc. we have in our heads.  And indeed there are parallels here between physical habits and mental habits. The way we talk to ourselves about the events in our lives is subject to the […]

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016 – How to Develop and Sustain Habits

Most successful people underscore the importance and impact of habits on their life.  And, with good reason – habits are the underpinning of what you do, who you are, and who you can become.  With the right habits, you’re more efficient, effective, and strategic about the thoughts and actions that lead you towards your goals.  […]

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015 – Patience

While there is plenty of hype in today’s short-cut driven, photoshop-edited, instant-gratification fueled world, the reality of long-term growth and progress most often requires patience and consistent hard work.  Patience is often the unseen, un-sexy, and boring practice that serves as the foundation of success that drives lasting change – and the topic of today’s […]

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014 – Dietary Supplements, part 2

In part 2 of our look at dietary and nutritional supplements, we examine a secondary tier of supplements that can be complementary and beneficial to one’s diet.  Particularly if you are an athlete and/or active where you expend energy or might be looking to add some lean muscle mass to your body, this next tier […]

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013 – Dietary Supplements, part 1

Dietary and nutritional supplements are a widespread and massive industry – but do they work?  And, once again the answer is “it depends.” By the very nature of the word, the intent is to supplement one’s diet, not replace or cover for a bad diet.  That said, the average person is likely to have a […]

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012 – Exercise While Traveling on Vacation

Traveling can present several unique challenges when one is trying to maintain a fitness regimen.  You may not have access to a full gym, there may not be a kitchen in which to prepare meals, sleep can get thrown off due to jet lag and unfamiliar surroundings.  And if you are on vacation there is […]

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011 – Six Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

In this episode,  we explore a third key pillar of health and wellness – Sleep (in addition to Nutrition and Exercise).  Often underrated, Sleep is an essential component for rest, recovery, bodily repairs, muscle tissue growth, and mental functions including things like memory, concentration, attention, and mood.  Understanding more about sleep and how sleep cycles […]

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010 – In the News – Processed Foods, CVS supplement testing

In today’s show, we look at several high-profile current headlines around the health, fitness and wellness world.  This week’s headlines includes a quick revisit of Beyond Meat’s stratospheric post-IPO rise – maybe to the world of irrationality.  A Beyond Meat competitor, Impossible Foods scores an additional $300M in funding as they ride the “processed food […]

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