The 80/20 Rule

I’m definitely an 80/20 person. I believe nutrition is 80% of the program and exercise is 20%. I eat good 80% of the time and the other 20% I eat whatever I want. For me 80% is mental and emotional, and the remaining 20% is physical.   I’ve said for 30 years you cannot work off Continue reading


What’s the Best Exercise?

It makes perfect sense to think that the answer to your weight loss questions equates to exercise. And it does – partially. To reach maximum results, exercise is in the equation, just not nearly as much as you may think.   What’s the best exercise to get rid of my belly? I need to lose Continue reading


A Good Relationship with Food

I have had a strong relationship with food as far back as I can remember. My mom worked full time as I was growing up and wasn’t much of a cook at the time. My dad was rarely around and we didn’t have much money. I remember getting excited based on the school lunch menu. Continue reading


Diets through the Decades

Recently on my radio show I did a segment on how the ideal muscle-building, fat-burning meal has evolved throughout each decade since the 70s.   As a teenage wannabe bodybuilder in the 70s, I was left to figure things out on my own, listening to the gym owner or biggest dude in the gym. I Continue reading


Do What Works For You!

As a self-appointed wellness ambassador I feel a certain responsibility to practice what I preach from working out and eating clean to how I handle the cheat meal. I tend to run in circles of likeminded people and am therefore exposed to a variety of health and wellness experts. Recently I ran into an old Continue reading