Mind Tricks to Have Self Control to Lose Weight – Part II

I hope that in the Part I of this two part post on Self Control Mind Tricks to Help You Lose Weight, I got you thinking about a few ways to increase your self control, and ultimately unlock the keys to weight loss.  In this post I continue where I left off and give you some additional ways to improve your self control. Prep your mind when going out to eat or to parties. Before […] Read more »

Mind Tricks to Have Self Control to Lose Weight – Part I

Last night I was asking my wife what are some tips to maintain self control with eating.  After all, most of us have a general understanding of the foods we should eat and those we should not eat.  And most of us know what kind of foods we should avoid.  If we know these things, then why do we not always follow them?  The answer is that we often do not have the necessary control […] Read more »

Running for Beginners: 10 Keys to Training for a 5K or 10K (Part 2)

This is the second post in a two part series on race-training for beginners.  Hopefully, at some point you will use that fit body of yours that we have been developing, and show it off to the world! The tips in the last post included building a base, goals, less is more, recovery and constancy.  In this post, I will provide the rest of the tips and help you run a race even if it […] Read more »

Do Not Make this Running Hydration Mistake

Today I wanted to share something with you from my personal marathon training program.  It is actually a mistake I made when I would run my long runs.  Long runs are just runs that are 8, 10, or even 20 miles at a time.  I found out the hard way, that when you are running more than 20 or 20 minutes at a clip, it is vital to stay hydrated. This point came to my […] Read more »