There have been many popular and trendy workouts over the years, but a tried-and-true workout that has been proven to build and maintain lean muscle is called strength (or resistance) training. The main benefit of lean muscle gain is that it increases your metabolism...
Let’s face it. Most of us put our weight loss resolution on hold until New Year’s day. We convince ourselves that January 1st is the perfect day to start our new journey. It’s BS and we all know it! Let’s say you get a call from your dentist office asking if you want...
It’s been a really exciting couple of weeks for me, due to the launch of the Cruise Control Fasting Revolution and the release of my new book, The Cruise Control Diet! The book has been creating a lot of buzz, and I’m so grateful that the word is spreading far and...
As a fitness trainer, I work out with many, many different types of people. People of different ages, different body types, and MANY different medical concerns. Trying to stay active and feel good despite suffering from chronic pain is a top issue for some of my...
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This week I was so honored and excited to meet the team at Chomps at Expo West! I found out about them last year and finally was able to meet them face-to-face. The team was just as amazing as their product! Chomps has some of my favorite on-the-go protein. They have...read more
This past week I went to Expo West and it was amazing! I am always so excited since as long as I can remember, on my birthday, March 6th, I get to celebrate at a Natural Products Expo! I get to visit all my favorite companies and taste their new products and even find...read more
I know. You’re overwhelmed, stressed, trying to lose weight, and fit in work and exercise, so maybe sex is the last thing on your mind. You are not alone. Depression, anxiety, medications, health issues, and depleted sex hormones reduce desire in the bedroom for most...read more
There are so many stressors in our world that lead to it being difficult for us to fall asleep. Insomnia results in people being having difficulty falling asleep or waking up often during the night and having difficulty falling back asleep. Intermittent fasting can...read more
As we get older our risk for hypertension increases. High amounts of salt, a lack of exercise and being overweight or obese are also other factors that can cause this. Hypertension is overall, an abnormally high blood pressure level. Now, of course there are...read more
Some tumors grow slowly; others grow and spread fast. Different treatments work for different types of cancers, but one thing that lowers the risk of all cancers and improves the treatment and outcome if you do have cancer is adopting a firm intermittent fasting...read more
Most cases of heart disease are caused by fat deposits on your arterial walls, the tubes that carry blood from your heart. Excess fat in your body causes inflammation, including inflammation in your arteries. Intermittent fasting to the rescue! When you follow a 16:8...read more
The problem we have today-- an epidemic of obesity, metabolic disease, and diabetes-- is that we are eating too much, too often, and the foods we are choosing are spiking insulin. This is what makes you fat. By fasting, you are reducing insulin resistance, which...read more
Abbey Sharp, RD, said that intermittent fasting showed an increase of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in monkeys and rodents. A review in Psychiatry Investigation found that decreased levels of BDNF can lead to a major depressive disorder. Intermittent...read more
Chronic fatigue is an illness where the fatigue lasts for more than six months. Some of the symptoms include: muscle pain, loss of memory, headaches, chills, night sweats, to name a few. We know very little about what causes it, but luckily intermittent fasting can...read more
It is said that fasting results in the release of endorphins, the hormones that are responsible for happiness. If you intermittent fast and are less worried about how many calories you’re eating in a day, what time you have to wake up to get your breakfast in, and...read more
Localized cryotherapy is the application of cryogenically cooled air to specific parts of the body. Did you know that it can be used to alleviate pain, inflammation and speed up recovery from injuries? It does this through cryogenically cooled air penetrating deeper...read more
One of my go-to meals when I go out, is a big ass salad! Full of leafy greens and protein. What’s hard when I go out to eat, however, is that often the dressings that they offer are full of sugar, which completely contradict eating a healthy salad. So I say, “F That”,...read more
After a long day of using my laptop, one of the things I do is make sure I release tension from my arms and hands. Since last year I’ve been using my Myobuddy Massager that has a flat spitting disc that not only generates heat but gives me a professional level massage...read more
Being a celebrity fitness trainer and a television personnel requires me to keep up with my appearance, I have to make sure my body is in shape, that I'm healthy, that my hair shines, my face looks young, and that my teeth are white! Dental health in general is very...read more
I like to try and stay ahead of things, stretching before I workout, starting the day going over my calendar with my right-hand to make sure I’m prepared for the day, and staying ahead of any sickness that tries to sneak its way in in these winter months. My favorite...read more
So a lot of times I get asked, “What if I don’t like coffee?” A big part of my lifestyle plan, Cruise Control, is the 16 hour fast and 8 hour eating window, aka intermittent fasting. This has been scientifically proven to be one of the best ways to lose weight, fight...read more
Some days, in the life of a celebrity fitness trainer, I’m required to travel a lot to work with clients, meet with partners, appear on television shows, soon I’ll be going on a book tour for my new book, “The Cruise Control Diet”, coming out in April, and I’ll...read more
Now you might think it’s crazy that I consider yogurt a treat, but you won’t after you read this! Peak Yogurt’s triple cream product has 17% milkfat, which is the best part of dairy! It’s silky, creamy, and delicious. When I want to have a little treat, I try to think...read more
One of the things I am most looking forward to in 2019 is getting my Vasper system all set up so that I can get my body in top shape and help my clients as well. My good friend and colleague, Tony Robbins, raves about this product, so I just had to check in out. The...read more
So many of my celebrity clients are unaware that in trying to lose weight, higher levels of oxygen can support your weight loss goals. One of the things I love about the NanoVi is that it supports the oxygen and weight loss process by helping cell metabolism, mostly...read more
I’m sure most of you know how Gatorade came to fame, because of the introduction that our bodies need electrolytes after we workout and sweat a lot, so that we replenish our electrolytes. But what are they exactly? Electrolytes are involved in many essential body...read more
If you have a little time this weekend, save this post, this is a dessert you can have during your fasting window! One of my favorite sections in my new book, The Cruise Control Diet, are foods that you can eat during your fasting window. Yes, you read that right,...read more
Guys, I’m super excited about this new device I am about to get. It’s called the CRYO Penguin. It’s a modern mobile device that treats localized tissue damage in athletes, induces cell rejuvenation, improves skin tone, and reduces the ongoing effects of ageing. The...read more
Valentine’s Day is such a great time of the year because it just reminds us to love more! What I don’t love, is muffin tops, or the bit of fat I have left to lose on my stomach. But holidays just bring out the sweet in me! I feel like it’s an occasion to treat...read more