Being Coachable

Anyone who has ever toyed with the notion of hiring a coach for some aspect of their life where they feel stuck is probably already aware that a personal level of guidance is pretty hard to beat. Books and other how-to manuals can be great, but information alone rarely gets to the root of what’s holding you back. For a huge number of people, coaching from someone who has already experienced growth in the area that you want ...
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The Trouble With Naming Your Diet

Labelling an approach to a higher quality of life (or any aspect of it) is mostly intended to be a rallying point for those who have experienced its benefits; a simple point of reference for a product, style, philosophy, or practice that is eluded to whenever and wherever the label is evoked; as in The Zone, P90X, Paleo, CrossFit, Primal, Atkins, etc.

It’s entirely common and predictable that health strategies will acquire a label at some point; when a book is written ...

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Are You Fit, Or Are You Healthy?

Are you surprised by the question? Believe it or not, it’s hard to be both; so hard that it rarely happens in modern life.

These are all good questions to ask (especially that last one). Most of you know that I have an aversion to the word “fitness”, and rarely use it. You have no doubt noticed that the word is used to describe anything from bodybuilding to weight-loss. In short, the word has little real meaning. Plus, the ...

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What Mirror Selfies Really Say

In a recent Men’s Health article presenting their 10 candidates for the upcoming Men’s Health Ultimate Guy award, I noticed something about the photos that were posted to introduce us to these candidates. Most were indeed amazing guys that each had a compelling story to tell about overcoming some great obstacles or engaging in some poignant social cause. But many of the pictures pictures accompanying these articles told a very different story.

Now, I am someone that would have loved to ...

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You Already Know How To Lose Weight

Do you struggle with your weight? Is keeping the pounds off a constant fight? Have you tried everything but can’t find anything that works?

If you answered yes to any of the above, you have been affected by the marketing hype from one of the biggest industries in the country (rapidly becoming the world): the business of weight-loss.

Convincing you that any of the above messages could actually be true produces billions of our dollars for these companies each and every year. ...

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