Archive for category: Training
06
25
2017

Positive Self-Affirmation and Power

I am a father of three. I have been physically active all my life, as a high school athlete, an intramural sports enthusiast in college and graduate school, and a YMCA regular. However, like many others, the increasing demands of professional and family life took its toll on the frequency, intensity...

10
27
2015

Taineisha’s Story

Until I graduated college, I gave little regard to exercise or eating a balanced diet.  I am embarrassed to say that I did not eat any vegetables regularly until I was 20 years old, and I had an on again off again relationship with the gym. During medical school and residency, my habits worsened. I...

09
21
2015

Have you found yourself a cheerleader?

"Why did you share my mom’s journey on Facebook? Why did you make it so public?" People often ask me about my mom and her journey and why I elected to share it on Facebook. A quick response – Accountability and Support. If I could elaborate. When my mother came to me ready to begin this journey, aga...

07
20
2015

Build it! Strengthen it! Live it!

By: 3605

“When I start working out, it is so much easier for me to eat healthier,” you may have heard this or something similar, “When I start eating healthier, I am more motivated to work out.” This is how it is for a lot of people and why is that?