Don’t Ignore the Core

For those who don’t know, I’m at home recovering from open bilateral inguinal hernia surgery.  Basically, I got cut open on both sides of my abdomen (below the waste band), my guts where put back where they belong, some mesh was sewn in to help reinforce my newly stitched up …

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The Twitter 1K Challenge

So we’re really kicking things off.  I sent out a blast email (check it out here) to really launch newbodi.es publicly.  I have our iOS apps out (trackbodi.es and trackbodi.es free).  I created our coaching offering and made it available for people to sign up. In that email blast, I …

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If you’re not fit, you mustn’t quit

Ok, that’s a bad twist on the “If they don’t fit, you must acquit” line from the OJ Simpson murder trial, but the point is still valid. Results can take time, so you can’t walk away too quickly if you aren’t seeing what you ultimately want yet after a week …

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Nike+ Fuel Band – Principle #1 done right

The build up Principle 1 from “newbodi.es core principles to change your body & life” is “track it”.  Tracking it is all about following some metric about your life that reflects your health, fitness – whatever it is you are trying to affect change in.  It can be your weight, …

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We really are born to run

For those who haven’t read it, you have to get Born to Run by Christopher McDougal (Apple iBooks, Amazon print & Kindle).  A coworker who is much more serious about running than I will ever be suggested it to me, and it literally changed my life.  I just finished a run …

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Why it’s so hard to maintain lost weight

There’s a great series on HBO right now called The Weight of the Nation (iTunes, Twitter) that I highly recommend.  Apple has (at this moment) 3 free episodes from the series in iTunes, so there’s no excuse for not watching them. I just watched the second episode, which looks at …

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Be mindful about…everything, actually

One thing I’ve learned throughout this journey is the importance of keeping your mind in it.  Not being a passenger or passive about your life and your life choices is really the underlying key to being successful in reshaping your body and ultimately your life. This means thinking through how …

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Sustain to Maintain

I was at my 15 year high school reunion last night.  Two things struck me – First, I’m in better shape than I generally was back then, which obviously made me feel good about how I presented myself going back to see everyone.  Second, people still remember me as ‘the …

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No cheating on knowledge

Americans have become incredibly used to getting what we want when we want it, and typically with minimal effort expenditure. We seek quick fixes and quick answers. And we generally get them. From the speed with which you can find things out via the web to the hundreds of millions …

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