Many of you are no doubt familiar with Aesop’s fable “The Tortoise and the Hare“, but for those who aren’t, here’s a brief summary. In the story an overconfident, and incredibly loudmouth hare is challenged ...Read the rest →
My first juice fast is officially over, and the results are in! As I’m writing this I’m enjoying one of the best chocolate protein shakes and banana of my life. It’s amazing how much better food tastes even after a relatively short fast, but what’s even more amazing is how little food it now takes to make me feel full. There’s no doubt in my mind that my stomach has shrunk considerably, but you can bet I’ll have a ton of ...Read the rest →
If you’ve visited our facebook fan page within the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard that on Fat Tuesday I battled a colossal 5 pound burger in Fuddrucker’s 5 Pound Burger Challenge. This burger was insane! This bad boy was packed with over over 7,000 calories, and had a bar stool for a bun!Read the rest →
How many times have you heard the phrase,“Variety is the spice of life that gives it all its flavor”? The sad thing is that this meaningful quote from William Cowper has become rather cliche. The problem with something becoming a cliche is that we usually forget to truly appreciate the meaning of words we’ve heard so often.
To me the quote means that new experiences and changes are what make our lives interesting and enjoyable, but the quote also can be ...Read the rest →
Something that many of you may not know about me is that I’m blessed, or cursed by some accounts, to call MinneSNOWta my home. Land of 10,000 fish-filled lakes, a Humphries who was fortunate enough to escape the Beverly Hillbilly tentacles of the Kardashian clan, and numerous heart-pumping, calorie roasting winter activities.
I’m a firm believer that era of obesity is nourished greatly by first being the era of doing things as fast as possible, with as little effort as possible. By ...Read the rest →
It’s not often that I include fast food in my diet. One of my first jobs I ever had was as an employee of McDonalds, and believe me, taking the 5 gallon bucket of grease out to dump it in the fly infested dumpster-sized container out back a couple of times is more than enough inspiration for a lifetime of evasion. (I heard they now have a truck that hooks right up to the restaurant and pumps out the grease) ...Read the rest →
Solution: Make time
No, this isn’t me trying to be witty; the simple truth is that in order to be healthy it’s essential that you make fitness a priority in your life. This may mean setting your alarm 30-45 minutes earlier and getting your workouts in first thing in the morning. It ...Read the rest →