Monthly Archives: December 2011

Attention – Disciplined Women

I know many women with the discipline to keep their calories down, but in their antiquated quest to remain lean, they starve themselves and don’t get the nutrition they need to maintain good health and build muscle.  They eat a half muffin at Starbucks … Continue reading

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Good Foods are Found on the Perimeter of the Grocery Store

Good foods in the grocery store will always be found on the perimeter – rarely on the main isles.  The milk, the veggies, the meats, yogurt, egg beaters, they’re all refrigerated and found on the outer walls which encircle the … Continue reading

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Drilling Your Sport into Your Subconscious Mind

To be great at any sport, one must drill that particular skill set into their subconscious mind, and that means rehearsing those skills during physical exhaustion.  When I first started fight training with Guy Mezger, he had me perform 3/3 minutes … Continue reading

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Sometimes Ravenous – Sometimes Not

I was speaking yesterday with the most elite personal trainer in Dallas (Louis Gear), and we were discussing how we both have days where we eat a LOT, and others where we do NOT.  Louis, like me drinks 3 veggie shakes a … Continue reading

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Isolation Work + Overall Body Shaping

Dena was teaching palates the other day and a woman said to her, “I know you didn’t get that body from palates alone,” and that statement was correct.  Dena isolates and builds her muscles lifting weights then she does palates … Continue reading

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Developing Beautiful Shoulders

I frequently speak to the importance of strong, rounded and chisled shoulders, and I know everybody wants them.  They define the upper body silhoutte.  They’re the most varsatile muscles in the upper body.  And they come into play with almost every upper body movement.  So like … Continue reading

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Love is an Action

Regardless of one’s spiritual affiliation, Christmas is a day to celebrate love – but love isn’t a passive gift, it’s an action – that often requires great effort.  We have to choose to forgive.  We have to choose to trust.  … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of Juicing

Jack LaLanne is the most famous pioneer of juicing, but if one were to read any of the top ten books on juicing, all agree on certain fundamentals, so let me share them with you: Raw dark pigment vegetables are proven to … Continue reading

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White Eyes without Bags

Whenever I eat starches and sugars, to which we are highly allergic, I wake up with bags under my eyes.  Whenever I don’t drink enough water, my eyes are red.  If you want clear eyes, drink lots of water, and if … Continue reading

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Outfitting for Extremely Cold Weather

Correctly dressing for the cold involves a 3 layer system – with a moisture wicking garment directly against the skin – a heat trapping garment above that – and with a wind/rain repellent shell on the outside.  The moisture wicking garment … Continue reading

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