Category: Mindset

May 2, 2016 mesacarvin

One of my biggest influences in my life has been the teachings of Jim Rohn. In his great presentation, Challenge to Succeed, Jim points out the major pieces to the life puzzle and I continually listen to it as a major source of education and inspiration. For the uninitiated, Jim Rohn, according to Wikipedia, was…

April 19, 2016 mesacarvin

Today we will delve into Traci Mann’s excellent book, Secrets from the Eating Lab. The basic premise is that diets do not work, willpower is bullshit, and the true scientific way to find the best weight for you. Traci Mann is a professor of psychology at the Unniversity of Minnesota and has been researching health…

April 15, 2016 mesacarvin

For the past 20 years as a fitness professional, I’ve been asked thousands of questions on fitness & diet and for the most part, some of these questions are very similar in context. So I will answer some of the most common fitness & diet questions I have been asked in the past 20 years….

April 11, 2016 mesacarvin

Time is what we want most, but what we use worse. –William Penn   We all know that physical activity is a major part of living longer. What gets in the way is how we allocate our time to perform any exercise whether that be weight training, walking, gardening, etc. We all have the same…

April 7, 2016 mesacarvin

Why do some succeed at diets while others fail? Few?succeed. Most fail. Why? It’s no surprise to know that 95% of people fail at their diets. Or does the diet fail them? Probably. So what does the few know that most have no clue when it comes to maintaining their diets? Granted this subject has…