Basic Sally Mentality

I remember years ago when I spoke to my now good friend Nadine Moxon, telling her that my then “Military” physique was as good as I thought I could get.  And I distinctly remember her laughing at me and saying, “No way Mate, You could get WAY leaner!”  Haha.  Love you Nadine!  But I share this story to tell you that we all get into the “Basic Sally” Mentality and get stuck.  We get in our own way and forget the basics as to what it takes to succeed. Continue reading “Basic Sally Mentality”

Easy, Healthy Snacks

Snacks and clean eating…..Does it exist?  Many people have different opinions on this and at the end of the day you need to look at where you are in regards to accomplishing goals.  I used to think that having a “Cheat Meal” will destroy all  progress so wouldn’t venture off of what I was told to eat.  But shocking your body every now and then isn’t the end of the world and sometimes it actually helps your body progress.  Cheat meals increase Leptin levels.  Leptin is the hormone that encourages metabolism of fat and at the same time, it manages appetite.  Continue reading “Easy, Healthy Snacks”