How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

As the holidays come to a close and we’ve had our fair share of alcohol and sweets, we look towards the New Year as a cleanse from unhealthy habits and a revamping of healthy ones. However, many of us make the same resolutions year after year, without any success. Did you know that only 8% of Americans are successful in their New Year’s Resolutions? Why is that??

I believe it’s because we set ourselves up for failure from the very beginning. We do not know how to make and plan for sustainable change. We decide on New Year’s Eve that we are going on a detox diet, and joining a bootcamp, only to back out on January 2.

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The First Three Things To Do When Beginning a Health Journey

Let me begin by defining who this blog is for.

This blog is for Tim.

Tim is employed at a non physical job where he is seated the majority of his time. He hasn’t worked out since college when he would go to the gym with some buddies, ride the bike for 10 minutes, do a few sets of bench press, add in some sit ups, and go home to drink beer and watch football. Since then (and it’s been at least a few years), he has become almost completely inactive.   

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The “Magic Formula” to Fitness

When you are a doctor and you go out with friends or family, everyone wants you to take a look at the mole on their back, or ask why their knees hurt in the morning.

When you are a health coach or personal trainer and you go out with friends or family, everyone wants to ask you the best exercise to “tone” their arms, what they should eat for breakfast, and how often they should workout.

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5 Steps to Staying Healthy On the Weekend – But You Still Get to Drink!

I get it. The weekend is a time to “let loose!” It’s a time to put the dumbbell down and pick up a martini instead. But how can we have fun on the weekend without ruining our perfect week? Here are a few helpful hints!

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