I while back I made a brutally honest video about the ever popular Whole30 Plan. In summary, Whole30 is nothing more than a well-packaged, unnecessarily restrictive, arbitrarily conceived exercise in orthorexia. Pretty much the beneficiary of good marketing and some short-term
Fat loss and enhanced health are not easy undertakings. There is a mess of environmental and psycho-social factors plus a myriad of individual circumstances to contend with. 1. You are not your scale weight/dress size/health status:
“I’d love to commit but I’m just not ready right now” Every coach has heard this… and I’m willing to bet every one of us has uttered these words in relation to one pursuit or another.
My name is Mike and I am a context-aholic. As such I have a knee-jerk aversion to blanket statements. Whether it’s across-the-board condemnation or praise of a certain food, diet or training system, I tend to
I recently had the honor of presenting at the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s BC conference. I spoke about the importance of mindset and how coaches and therapists can help empower their clients and patients towards improving their health
30 seconds… You have a very short window at least once a day that will set the trajectory for your success. 30 seconds may seem like an insignificant amount of time, but consider the following;
A couple of years ago I read Marshall Goldsmith’s outstanding book “Triggers”. I have since read it a couple more times as his concepts are life-changing. Although Goldsmith focuses more on personal and professional development, his principles certainly apply
Moderation; it’s vastly unsexy and shunned by most of the pop diet books authors. Moderation is the arch-nemesis of lightning-fast results and it’s perception of complication ambiguity are enough to remain ignored. I
While pop diet book culture and the weight loss industry peddles a cure-all for excess weight, true transformation lies beneath the surface. At the heart of change are 2 universal truths; 1.
Of all the human flaws we fall prey to, our need for instant gratification is one of the most prominent. The so termed “restraint bias” (also called current moment bias) is monumentally counterproductive to fat loss goals. As