Your mindset is the crucial factor when it comes to slimming down, toning up, and boosting overall well-being. Personal trainer to the stars Joel Harper offers the motivation and guidance you need to achieve your fitness goals, and live life the way you want it to be in this blog. Joel’s blog posts are adapted with permission from his book Mind Your Body.
Setbacks like having an unplanned dessert aren’t that big a deal; it’s the guilt, shame, and remorse you bombard yourself with that throw you off.
We can't brush our teeth only on Sundays and expect to keep them healthy, right? You must exercise in the same no-option way. Here's how…
You don't ignore food stuck in your teeth. Why keep ignoring tension and pain in your back, hips, neck, knees? Here’s help for 95% of what ails you.
Healthy eating doesn’t have to be bland! Here is my Week 1 Shopping List…weekly meal plan…plus recipes for Apple Pumpkin Salad, Ginger Shrimp, more.
When I say “social network,” I don’t mean electronic communications over an app or a website. I mean in-person, real-time experiences.
Not paying attention to what’s happening in your body before your workout can lead to an unsatisfying session and (worse) injury. Ask yourself…
Being 100 percent motivated and invested in training yourself will give you the motivation you need to push yourself to the next level.
Most people don’t drink enough water, but water is so important—for your heart, brain and more! The simple formula…and 2 rules to prevent dehydration.
If you’re feeling stuck in unwanted feelings, I may have just the cure. Easy ways to get past feeling bored…lazy…lonely…self-pity… or sad.
Taking the time to celebrate your successes (what I call “jumping for joy”) can boost motivation. But not everyone is so good at self-acknowledgement…
The stresses of daily life too-often take a toll on our backs. For relief, try these simple exercises for lower, middle or upper back. And relax!
Worry is useless and just fuels anxiety. Here’s the simplest and most effective way to face your fears…and even resist temptation and stick to your goals.
Do it right, and writing can improve mental and physical health…enhance problem solving, judgment, focus and more. Here are The Rules.
The right music can help you exercise longer and harder than you thought you could…and you’ll enjoy it more to boot.
It’s great to want to improve your health…but if you’re head isn’t in the game your body won’t be able to play. Take this test to assess your mindset.
Use this rating scale as a fast way to get a read on how hard you are pushing yourself throughout all parts of your workout.
Goals to lose weight and get healthy often get snagged on contradictions in other areas of your life. Do you know how you’re working against yourself?
Anger and anxiety are normal from time to time, but unhealthy and unproductive over long periods of time. These exercises let it all out.
People with follow-through spend less time struggling with temptation or decision making. You don’t have to be born with it, but practice is essential.
Your choices helped create your current physique. Here’s how you can uncreate it to get the body you want.