Posts Tagged "body fat"

Why You Should Never Say “I Wish I Had Her / His ________” Ever Again

I’ve had friends, clients and family members all uttering these words lately – gazing at another human being, and wishing part of who they are is part of who he/she is. Now, being inspired by someone’s hard work is cool – admiring someone else’s appearance is certainly cool, too. But, wishing you could replace a part of yourself with a part of someone else is not cool. And when the people that I admire and adore do this, things inside me sink because they are missing something. They are missing the unique value and the best parts of themselves in the process. I won’t get all Oprah-y, I promise. But guess what? If I care about you,...

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Taking RYAN from “David” to “Keanu”!

Taking RYAN from “David” to “Keanu”!

One of my newest recruits is putting it all out there: He’s sharing his measurements, his photos, his training experiences and his results RIGHT HERE. Below are his introduction, his stats and his experiences from his first workout with me that we had on Tuesday. Follow his GET-FIT journey, and cheer him on as we take him from looking like David Arquette, to looking more like Keanu Reeves! Hello, my name is Ryan. Over the next couple of months, I will be working with Jess to try and turn this mountain of meat into some functional muscle. A little about me: In the summer of 2010 I realized that was in pretty horrible shape; I had a buddy tell me my body looked like...

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Keep It Simple #4

Keep It Simple #4

Stay hydrated! Many people live in a dehydrated state. This means joints aren’t lubricated, digestion suffers, metabolism suffers, muscle tone decreases, water retention is problematic, the body’s waste is not diluted properly… Basically, we remain very full of toxicity, and tend to have more body fat. It is a physiological nightmare. When you are properly hydrated, not only are you healthier and higher in energy, but you tend to be lower in excess body fat. If you are hungrier than normal, you might actually need water (when we are dehydrated we seek the water in food). If you are exhausted, you might actually need water (instead of remaining...

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