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Pork Roast, bleu cheese wedge, and potatoes

Super easy! If you like a hearty meal that’s easy to put together, this one is for you. Using a slow cooker, put a 1-3lb pork roast with some basic seasoning (salt, pepper, garlic, basil are my choices). Set on low for 6-8 hours Slice a wedge from iceberg lettuce (yes, iceberg is healthy), and […]

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The Pushup is Perhaps the Most Important Exercise You Can Master

When you look at a pushup, it looks nothing like golf. How could it translate to the game? I’m not only convinced it translates, I also think it’s one of the most important things to learn before embarking on any fitness and/or golf fitness program. It’s a win/win. It’s one of those exercises that helps […]

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InstantPot Mahi-Mahi

I have to admit, I didn’t buy the hype of the InstantPot. I’m now a believer. It not only replaces other devices such as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, and rice cooker. But it also saves you time and cleanup. Multiple cooking features, one pot to clean. I just made Mahi-Mahi in there, but you […]

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What Elite Athletes Do and What You Can Apply

I partner up with Whole Life Challenge, a great resource for doing things the right way. It says challenge, but it’s really just a great support group for people looking to improve upon every aspect of their health. It aligns with what I teach. They have a great app too. I write articles each month, […]

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Know What You Want and Forgive Yourself Along the Way

I partner up with Whole Life Challenge, a great resource for doing things the right way. It says challenge, but it’s really just a great support group for people looking to improve upon every aspect of their health. It aligns with what I teach. They have a great app too. I write articles each month, […]

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The Truth About Gaining Muscle (and How to Do it)

I partner up with Whole Life Challenge, a great resource for doing things the right way. It says challenge, but it’s really just a great support group for people looking to improve upon every aspect of their health. It aligns with what I teach. They have a great app too. I write articles each month, […]

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6 Simple Ways to Eat More Veggies and Actually Like It

I partner up with Whole Life Challenge, a great resource for doing things the right way. It says challenge, but it’s really just a great support group for people looking to improve upon every aspect of their health. It aligns with what I teach. They have a great app too. I write articles each month, […]

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Relaxation Periodization-How to Plan Your New Year

In training, there is a concept called periodization. The idea is that you plan out workouts, with thought going into different categories. The categories are generally  weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly. You can do it for lifting, conditioning, or even nutrition. The big yearly goal gets broken down into blocks of months, quarters, and weeks. […]

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My thoughts on Crossfit, P90x, Insanity, and similar programs

As a health professional, I am frequently asked about P90x, Insanity, Crossfit, and others like them.  It is one of the most debated topics among those in the strength and conditioning world.  For the record, P90x/Insanity are similar, Crossfit is very different, but both programs are very hotly debated. P90x/Insanity and other DVD home based […]

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What To Eat: Salmon with Roasted Tomato, Onion, and Artichoke

Salmon with roasted tomato, onion, artichoke, and a slice of bread I ran out of tin foil. Usually, when cooking salmon, you want it to be mostly covered so that it doesn’t dry out. I decided to cover it with onions, and it came out awesome. Heat the oven to 375 Thinly slice 2 onions […]

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