I know this is an extreme title, but what I’m going to talk about here is important. In the United States obesity has become an epidemic. Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index study in 2009 found 63.1% of adults are obese or over weight. This means that at least 6 out of 10 adults are overweight! There are about 32% of children who are overweight in our country, that’s 3 out of 10 kids! If things continue the way they are, this means that 3 more out of these 10 kids will become over weight or obese at some point in their life, and these numbers are on the rise. These numbers are scary and can be changed if we start to teach and educate our kids on eating healthy and being active at an early age.
Here is a 10-minute video about being successful and the evolving process to do so! The hardest part about being successful is starting out. I am using this video as an example. This is my first video. It wasn’t planned… I jumped in and got it done! I could have done it a few times […]
Zone Health is a gourmet food delivery service that provides healthy alternatives for the residents of the Los Angeles Area. If you have no time to cook and looking to lose weight or eat healthy, Zone healthy can provide you the solution your looking for. I refer my Santa Monica Personal Training clients who are […]
Nutrition is the most important factor in living a healthy life! One of the things that I find amazing is the lack of knowledge about the importance of nutrition and food has in our lives. We have all heard the saying we are what we eat. This could not be truer. The importance of nutrition […]
Here a video I created that focuses on the importance of diet for losing weight. I am always having conversations with people about losing weight, and I would say that the majority of the people believe that exercise is the best way to lose weight. This is wrong! Exercise does play an important role, but […]
When your are setting your New Years Resolutions for 2011 you will be working on creating new things into your life. The Process of Creating: Set your goals, create a plan, and then take action! Stay focused! Make the choices that align with your goal! Work Hard! Educate yourself on your goal! (failures, books, etc…) […]
I Love this time of year… the Holidays, the Year coming to an end, and the start of a New Year! Great time to create some changes!!!
What comes to mind when you hear the word failure? You most likely think of something negative like not reaching a goal, failing a test, or maybe even you’re a loser, etc…. We are taught in our society that failure is negative and it’s not acceptable. I am here to tell you it is acceptable […]
Patience is essential in working toward any goal in life. We live in a society that expects to see results right away, and when we don’t we give up and never achieve our goal. We are constantly bombarded with TV ads about achieving results quickly and with little effort, and this is the main reason why many fail.
When you are working on creating a change in your life, you are working on changing old habits and creating new ones. It’s very easy to sit and think about the changes you want in your life, but challenging to achieve and maintain them. This is because you have developed habits that need to be […]
Technology in a sense is making us lazier and lazier, and it not going to stop any time soon. This is why it’s important to incorporate exercise and active activities into your life. Add a healthy diet to this, and you are going to compound the effects of leading a healthy lifestyle.
A friend Emily and I were discussing exercise and weight loss in one of my past blog entries and she asked: I want to lose 30 pounds, if I work out and eat decent, How soon till I get there? There are many different variables that can determine how long it’s going to take to […]
Educate- (educe) to bring forth what is within, to bring out potential We are capable of so much as human beings and the only thing holding us back is, ourselves. Aimee Mullins shares with us her inspiring story and shows us what we are capable of as human beings and the importance of the way […]
Setting goals is an important part to being successful with an exercise program. Your goals allows you to set a point of reference to where you want to be, and then to create a plan of action to get there. This point of reference also allows you to determine if your daily choices are positive […]
When you start an exercise program it’s important to create a foundation for your future success. It’s very easy to sit and think that you are going to start working out and get in great shape, but when you get down to it, there are going to be many challenges you have to face once you get into the process. Whenever you create a change in your life (sedentary to active) there is going to be challenges to work through.
Creating a healthy lifestyle is about consistently incorporating exercise and eating healthy into your daily life. I believe that this can be one of the best ways to start improving your life. Being healthy and feeling good can be a major factor in helping you get the most out of life.
Here are some Free Tips you can incorporate into your life right now that can help you begin your new active healthy lifestyle. Set Goals: Think about your goals and write them down. This gives you something to strive for, and something to refer back to if you get off track. Your goals are your […]
Chris is an incredible trainer. His passion, knowledge, and commitment to my success have been instrumental to helping me to reach my goals. He is well educated in strength training, cardio, diet, stretching, weight loss, and many other areas of physical fitness. His ability to help keep me motivated and focused on reaching my goals […]
My brother is the one who first introduced me to Chris over three years ago. My brother experienced a high degree of success with Chris’ diet plan and he believed I could benefit as well. Little did I know at the time that the introduction would change my life so dramatically! I desperately needed to […]
Chris is an inspirational trainer. I am a nutritionalist living in London and Ireland so have come across many great fitness experts but Chris’s skill of getting inside your head and motivating you to work out in the best possible way for your body is a rare gift. I only get to spend a few […]