07 Jan 2015

How Not to Gain Weight at an All Inclusive Resort

This piece was first published on Six Pack Abs on May 16, 2013. I wasn’t expecting the food to taste so good. It was about ten years ago I went to an all-inclusive in Cancun, and the food was pretty mediocre. As a result, resisting overeating was not much of

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07 Jan 2015

Don’t Let Your Exercise Regimen Become “Extinct”

This piece was first published on Six Pack Abs on April 28, 2013. Just like the dinosaurs, if you’re not careful your exercise program can take a permanent dirt nap. One thing I’ve written about a great deal in terms of exercise adherence is the importance of “positive reinforcement.” It’s

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07 Jan 2015

Cardio vs. Weights: The Facts

This piece was first published on Six Pack Abs on April 23, 2013. Muscle boosts metabolism! This old myth again. Bill Phillips, author of the highly popular “Body for Life” got everyone talking about it. Bill perpetuated a lot of myths about metabolism in that book, continuously referencing “studies,” and

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07 Jan 2015

Achieving Fitness with Patience, Planning and Persistance

This piece was first published on Six Pack Abs on April 18, 2013. Suffering is not an effective strategy. Many people wake up on New Year’s day with a mouth that tastes like they’ve gargling motor oil with a hangover that feels like an infected brain tumor, then they drag

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