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What’s A Rest Day? Workout Recovery For Active Athletes

Most people don’t have a problem with “off” days. Oh, I don’t have to workout? Cool. Netflix! But some of us are wired to GO all the time, gladly training six to seven days per week. Some call this crazy, while those who participate in constant activity couldn’t imagine taking a day off. Admittedly, I…
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Avoiding Gym Boredom

  You know that lady who’s on the elliptical every time you hit the gym, slogging through an hour cardio workout every single day? Her eyes glaze over as she stares at the TV mounted on the wall ten feet ahead of her, looking bored as all get-out, and you wonder, how the heck does…
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How To Eat Donuts And Not Gain Fat

I recently asked friends on my Facebook fan page about their biggest fitness questions. While this one was somewhat tongue-in-cheek, I wanted to address it because I know it’s a big concern for a lot of people looking to lose weight.   Dan asks: How can I eat pizza and donuts and not get fat? Very…
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Dealing With Roadblocks On Your Fitness Journey

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” I recently polled fans on the KPxFitness Facebook page about their biggest fitness questions. James wanted to learn about getting through mental blocks when starting a fitness routine and dealing with failure along the way. Thanks for your question, James! I hope you find…
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Don’t Fear the Fat

Why “fat” in your diet doesn’t (necessarily) result in body fat   The last few years have been rife with media coverage of the benefits of fat – TIME even published a beautiful picture of butter on its cover. So don’t worry that fat is the “evil” macronutrient that it was made to be in…
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The Weekend Survival Guide

Wooh! It’s Friday! You worked hard all week at the office, crushed it in the gym, and suffered through the salad buffet. Time to enjoy the weekend, right? I’ve seen this mentality with many of my coaching clients before, and I’ve fallen prey to it myself. The problem is, being “good” all week can be…
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How Making The Bed Changed My Life

This may seem like a bold claim, but allow me to show you how one simple task – making my bed – helped me to become more productive, and ultimately, happier with my life. I used to wake up and automatically hit snooze. It was a terrible habit. I had to set several back up alarms…
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The BEST And WORST Foods For Weight Loss

What Foods Should You Eat To Optimize Weight Loss? While the major focus of most weight loss plans is exercise, diet is usually more important. We all know what “healthy” foods are, but there’s often confusion because of clever food marketing tactics that try to convince us about the benefits of some new weight-loss superfood.…
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Pre- And Post-Workout Nutrition

Do You Need To Drink Pre-Workout And Protein Shakes? “Bro, did you forget your protein shake? Don’t you know? There’s only an hour window to get your carbs and protein after a workout, or you’re going to lose all your gains!” Common “bro-science” knowledge is that you must consume a protein shake within an hour…
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My #1 Rule For Weight Loss

Want to know my #1 rule for losing weight and keeping it off? It’s simple, and I’ll tell you.   But first, a rant Before I explain my number one rule for losing weight and keeping it off for life, I have a bone to pick with the fitness industry, the mass media, and the…
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