Monthly Archives: June 2016

How long does it take to get out of shape?

It takes about twice as long (if not longer) to get IN shape than it is to fall OUT of shape. The amount of time in which we notice these changes though is dependent upon our current activity level and … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #45 – The Beast is Back

Opposed to yesterday, today I woke up a little later filled with energy and it is showing through in my workout. I am killing it today as I pump these arms up. Not only am I taking each set to … Continue reading

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Change

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Dan Millman via DAILY QUOTE 06.22.16 — Coach John

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Diabesity Challenge Day #43 – The Chest of a Beast

I woke up this morning with low energy and the feeling like I just want to go back to bed for a few more hours. For this reason I made my way out to the garage and starting lifting weights … Continue reading

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What’s Up with Blood Sugar?

. I often get messages with people saying that they are on a low carb diet and are still experiencing blood sugar numbers higher than they would like to see. Then they ask me what to do. Well, this raises … Continue reading

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7 Food Pairings that fight Inflammation

ByLEAH POLAKOFF http://www.prevention.com PHOTOGRAPH BY MULTI-BITS/GETTY IMAGES We all get by with a little help from our friends, and the food we eat is no different. When we pair certain ingredients, their nutrients join forces to produce inflammation-fighting health benefits … Continue reading

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Foods That Fight Inflammation

Enlarge image . . . . . From Harvard Women’s Health Watch . . . . . Doctors are learning that one of the best ways to quell inflammation lies not in the medicine cabinet, but in the refrigerator. Your … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #43 – Dude, I’m Maxing Out my Bowflex

I am reaching the point once again where I am maxing out the bowflex machine I have and once again will have to consider options. I added and extra two bars last year that brought the bowflex to the maximum … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #42 – Fast, Hard and Furious

I woke up late this morning and am pushing through my morning workout as quickly as possible with causing injury. This is how I should be working out each morning. Sometimes I take to long between sets where as I … Continue reading

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The Nutrition Basics & The Healthcare Industry

Originally posted on Raymond Total Wellness:
Dear All beloved friends and family members, It is an apology to all for leaving this wellness blog for years. Nevertheless, the decision to start sharing wellness has matured in myself which is the…

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