Strawberry Lemonade Gummy Snacks

I am always searching for a way to include more gelatin, a type of protein that is derived from collagen, in my diet. These delicious strawberry snacks make eating gelatin fun, they’re quick and easy to make, and chock full of health-enhancing nutrients. Gelatin contains glycine and proline, two key amino acids that are severely lacking in our SAD (Standard American Diet). These amino acids are extremely beneficial in building and repairing tissue. Gelatin has been shown to [...]

5 Tips for Younger Looking Skin

We live in a culture obsessed with youth and beauty. Who doesn’t want beautiful, glowing, flawless, and younger looking skin? Plastic surgery and anti-aging products are both exploding multi-billion dollar industries. Research shows Americans spent roughly $114 billion on anti-aging products in 2015 in their desperate quest for eternal youth. While the natural aging process is inevitable, we do have some control over physiological changes related to aging. But how much of the aging process [...]

Teaching A World Class Athlete and Fitness Guru Foundation Training

“Wow–this is tough!” Those aren’t the words you’d expect out of one of the fittest people around. We were only twenty minutes into our session when Ben Greenfield–ranked as one of the top 100 most influential people in health, one of America’s top personal trainers, a health and wellness writer, and renowned podcaster–looked up at me over his shaking legs and expressed his surprise. Ben Greenfield is one of the fittest individuals on the planet and [...]

Weight Loss GUIDE

The key to permanent weight loss is UNDERSTANDING WHY and HOW it works. Weight Loss Made Simple- Weight loss is 80% diet and 20% activity. Focus on what you put into your body, and less on how you're going to burn ALL the calories you're eating. Weight loss is about BLOOD SUGAR REGULATION! If blood sugar levels are ALL over the place- losing weight can be impossible. Avoid sugars and foods that cause rapid increase in [...]

Gluten Sensitivity: Fad Or Fact?

Gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley has been causing quite an upheaval both in social media and in the stomachs of those who don’t seem to tolerate it well. According to a 2013 survey, about one in three Americans are trying to avoid gluten. This number is growing rapidly. Despite the increasing number of people eliminating gluten from their diets, the general public seems eager to claim that gluten-free is nothing more than [...]

Top 3 Exercises For A Better BUTT!

As a personal trainer I am often asked, what are the best exercises for toning the butt? My answer used to be (before I knew better) squats, lunges, etc. Unfortunately, our modern-day lifestyle has thrown a wrench in things, and it’s no longer that simple. It has become quite obvious that there is a LAZY BUTT epidemic occurring, which is too bad considering the glutes are one of the strongest muscles in the body. Sadly, we’re no longer using [...]