Cardio and Intervals for Fat Loss

I did a two-part interview for Craig Ballantyne’s Turbulence Training (//turbulencetraining.com) member site recently. I’ll be running the full interview in a future issue of the LBC newsletter, but in the mean time (since I’m trying to post to this blog frequently) I thought, I’d post up one of the Q&As from the interview.  .. Read more →


Emotional Eating

Often times some of the issues people face are related to certain emotional triggers that lead to eating. These slip ups can reallyput a damper on a person’s motivation. There’s just so much self-torture and guilt that comes with the slip up. A few things I want to say about this: First, it’s not that.. Read more →


Hamstrings and Leg Curls

Leg Curls …. Do them? Don’t do them? There’s a lot of villfying of leg curls going on by various people these days. Now, I’m not going to argue their logic, because well, in the context of their arguement, they’re right. One of the criticisms is that leg curls aren’t ‘functional’ (popular word these days),.. Read more →


Motivation …

How do you stay motivated? What does it mean to be motivated? Stop and think about it. What motivates you? Why are you doingthis? The tightly controlled eating, the ‘saying no’ to thoseoff plan meals, the tough workouts (anyone want any moreBulgarian Squats?), the always challenging interval workouts? Obviously you’re doing this for a reason.. Read more →


A Spin On The 90% Rule

So, I’ve been doing some thinking about free meals lately. As you likely all know, I’m quite the stickler when it comes to dietary adherence. So, the number you’ll often here me (and many other diet coaches) throwing around is 90%; meaning that 90% is generally the lowest acceptable level of dietary adherence that doesn’t.. Read more →