Workout and Nutrition Tips

Resistance Training for Better Grades

Some may be asking, “how could resistance training, or exercise in general, improve my child’s grades?” Well, let’s talk about that! Read on as we dig into some of the evidence and the practical takeaways as to why you should incorporate physical activity in your son or daughter’s daily routine. First, let’s explore some of…
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Eat colors for your best health “EAT THE RAINBOW”

Eating a wide range of colorful fruits and vegetables is the best way to stay healthy, build up a strong immune system, build and diversify your gut microbiome, and live your best life. My interest in optimizing my health started after getting very sick for several months after I competed in my first bodybuilding competition,…
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Top 5 Weight Loss Myth (According to Tom)

Before we get started, we must establish that weight loss and fat loss are different beasts.  When it comes to weight loss, the three things that we have control over are muscle weight, water weight, and fat weight.  Do we want to lose muscle?  I would hope not…Do we want to lose water weight?  Perhaps we might if we’re…
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Cardio vs Resistance Training

For weight loss and for general health, which is best??By Success Trainer: Hunter Colvelski HunterC@SuccessFitnessMN.comMarch 7th, 2021 After years of working in gyms, I started to wonder why people that came in every day and did hours of cardio looked the same for years. Conversely, people who came and consistenly lifted weights changed their bodies dramatically over…
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Nutrition Tips

Eat breakfast – Starts the metabolism which will allow you to burn more calories, and have increased energy. Eat a combination of fat, protein and carbohydrate each time you eat – You will feel more satisfied, stabilize blood sugar, increase energy and get a variety of vitamins and minerals. Drink water – Water will help you feel satisfied,…
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Share your desire to become a “healthy thinker” with others (Becoming a “Healthy Thinker Trait #5)

The final Trait in becoming a “healthy thinker” is sharing your goals & desires with others. You have taken the necessary steps to begin your new life as a healthy thinker, now share your plan with people that will fuel your fire, and support you on this journey. The journey will not come without stumbling…
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Have A Plan (becoming a “healthy thinker” trait #4)

“Fail to plan, plan to fail.” We have all heard the quote. If you are serious about becoming a healthy thinker there is nothing more important than your plan. Over the years you have built habits. Some good, some bad. The only way you are going to change these habits, and become a forever healthy…
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Surround yourself with like minded people (trait #3 to becoming a healthy thinker)

There will be ups and downs in your journey to becoming a healthy thinker. You will need a healthy support system for your journey. We all have them, those friends, co-workers, or family members that steer us in the wrong direction. Over the years you probably have created a support system of unhealthy thinkers. It…
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Set Process Goals (becoming a “Healthy Thinker” trait #2)

To quickly recap- I believe there are 5 traits that you should work at if you are trying to become a “healthy thinker.” These traits are: 1. Choose process over outcome. 2. Set process goals. 3. Surround yourself with like minded people. 4. Have a plan. 5. Share your desire to become a “healthy thinker.”…
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Process Over Outcome (Becoming a “Healthy Thinker” Trait #1)

To become a “healthy thinker” you must choose Process Over Outcome.  You must put more emphasis on the process of becoming healthy, and less emphasis on the outcome. In today’s society we are incredibly outcome driven.  We hear about fast and easy ways to make money.  We are led to believe that you you can…
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