Day #36 - 40 Days of Training Videos - The little things matter...

The little things matter...

What kind of little things?

What we do everyday.

What do you do everyday?

Think about it a minute...

Have you incorporated habits or rituals in your life you do without thinking and without fail?

The people I work with who achieve lasting results are the ones who have designed and established life-long habits for the body and life they want.

There are also those who have not achieved lasting results, and this is one of the saddest things to me, so I wanted to do a video about it.

There are 3 main reasons why habits fail to stick when we try to adopt a new healthy behavior.

  1. Size - When it comes to habits big is not better. Small...crazy small is better. Behavior and lifestyle changes occur by doing something everyday. Mini habits are a way to avoid mental fatigue that flows from a life packed too full. If you are busy, stressed, overwhelmed or do work that requires a lot of focus. You are EXTREMELY susceptible to biting off a habit which is too big. You...
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Day #32 - 40 Days of Training Videos - How To Eliminate Belly Fat

How do I get rid of belly fat?

This is the #1 question I get, and it is an important one.

Most people think they can exercise their belly fat away, but the truth is it is a sign of too much sugar, and flour in the diet.

Today's video compares and contrasts a diet most people assume will help them lose weight and one that will actually do the trick.

The grams of carbohydrates we eat per day plays a significant role in weight loss – specifically loss of belly fat.

Here's a general guideline to help you get started:

If you are:

  • Trying to maintain weight eat apporox. 100-150 grams of carbs.
  • Trying to lose weight keep carbs at or below 100 grams.
  • If you are in metabolic distress and struggling with obesity or Type II diabetes keeping them around 50 would be good.

You might think it difficult to track grams of carbs, but if you are tracking your food with My Fitness Pal, the information is already there for you and you can make some meaningful changes toward your goal.

I would...

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Day #26 - 40 Days of Training Videos - When results are coming fast enough...

Do you ever get frustrated because you're working like crazy toward a goal or project and the results aren't coming fast enough?

This is what I've been thinking about a lot lately. I've been steadily and consistently working on a project for 3 months and I want to see results...more results....quicker results...

I was encouraged in my quiet time today to think about the seasons. I started to realize that much of our work happens on the front end to prepare the ground, clear the weeds and plant the seeds.

Sometimes it feels like all the work of nurturing these seeds or habits isn't paying off, because the results aren't matching up to the work we're putting in.

What we forget is there's a lot happening below the surface. Our seeds need time to take root and be nourished before we ever see the result of our effort.

Today's video is to encourage you to continute to nurture and water the seeds of the project you're working on – to be diligent to pull out the weeds of the bad...

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Should I weight myself?

This is a question I hear a lot - along with how often should I weigh myself?

It depends on whether you youse it as a management tool or a judgement tool.

What’s the difference?

Many people who weigh themselves assign a value of self worth or loathing to this number, and I want to start off by saying what I’m sure your head already knows but your emotions may forget.

You are not a number on a scale. You are a loved and cherished human being who is valuable beyond measure. You are fearfully and wonderfully made and I hope and pray you embrace that truth with every cell in your being.

…So what about the scale then? Should I weigh? Should I never weigh? If I do weigh how often? Let me answer this with with a few other questions for insight. …

...Should we ever look at the money in our bank accounts?
...or check the price on items we purchase?

To be good managers of our money. We need information to make good decisions.

This is why I...

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