My Food From Around the World

Out of all of the places I have had the pleasure of visiting and/or living- Seoul, South Korea had the best food! The Korean BBQ was so tasty!!! As with most Korean barbecue, the meat is seasoned with sesame and scallion, and has ripe pears in the marinade to tenderize the meat and add a characteristic…

Why You Aren’t Losing Weight -The Uncomfortable Truth

Losing weight and keeping it off is about facing discomforts. The best exercises for losing weight and keeping it off are hard and uncomfortable. Similarly, there aren’t ways to literally or figuratively have your cake and eat it too. Fat-free brownies and six-minute ab programs are lies. They are harmful in that they are diversions…

Set Your Mini Goals Now For a Successful Year

How many times have you set a weight loss and then didn’t meet that goal? If you are like most people, the answer to that question is at least once. Weight loss goals are especially hard to meet because you have to do multiple things in order to be successful. If you are planning on a…

The Importance of Exercising With Your Children

It takes a lot of effort to fully attend to another human being, but when we are really present with our child, we often find that it energizes us and makes us feel more alive, as being fully present with anyone does. Being close to another human takes work. But 90% of people on their…

Are Your ‘Supplements’ Really Helping you?

A supplement is something that completes or enhances something else when added to it. In the fitness industry, some athletes assert that they cannot start their workout without their pre-workout or some other supplement. But can they? Of course they can! There are many supplements in the industry and they all claim to be the…

What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic or Keto diet was designed in 1924 by Dr. Russell Wilder at the Mayo Clinic. Despite being highly effective in treating epilepsy, it fell out of fashion due to the surge in new anti-seizure medications in the 1940s. It is a very low-carb diet, which turns the body into a fat-burning machine. It…

Fruits Vs. Vegetables

I remember a time where I had to go on a very low carb diet in which I had to cut out sweets. Initially, I thought if its not a candy or soda, eating fruit would have the same nutritional value of me eating vegetables. Watermelon, mango, grapes, and oranges should be fine if I…