February 2012

According to an article at freedrinkingwater.com, water makes up more than two thirds of the weight of the human body. We can go weeks without food but only about three days without water. Mild dehydration is one of the most common causes of daytime fatigue, and an estimated 75% of Americans suffer from chronic, mild [...]

This article is an excerpt from the Rapid Fat Loss Meal Planning guide we're including when you sign up for our 30 Day Rapid Fat Loss Challenge: 1. Don't Sweat The Small Stuff A lot of people seem to obsess about the 'small' stuff: if they ate white rice instead of brown, or if they slipped [...]

As we ramp up for our 30 Day Rapid Fat Loss Beach Body Challenge, an article I read several years ago in the CrossFit Journal pops into mind ... It's about toughness, determination, and discipline - and how a strict, short-term "hard routine" can be a powerful catalytic agent for change of all sorts. Click [...]

Are you looking for a personal trainer - but have no idea where to start? Are you wondering what some common issues folks have with their personal trainers might be – and how to “pre-screen” for them before you dish out your hard-earned cash? Inside this BRAND NEW report, you'll find: 4 mistakes to avoid when hiring [...]

The February 2012 Challenge Workout one more time, in case you missed it: power jacks push ups reverse lunges knee-to-elbow mountain climbers KB swings Do 20 reps of each exercise.  Perform the workout circuit-style, moving from one exercise to the next with as little rest as possible.  Do five rounds of the circuit for time. [...]

All of us have times we’re more motivated than others with our fitness program.  And also it’s true that this can be a particularly tough time of year … the new-ness of fitness-related resolutions has all but worn off and we’re back into our daily routines … So what better way to blast out of those "post-New Year's [...]

Due to popular demand, our monthly Nutrition Challenge is back! And to kick things off again, I have a special guest post from one of our great success stories - long-time FVT client and soon-to-be personal trainer(!) - Lisa Estridge. (Lisa smoked it at the Kettlebells For Fat Loss Workshop last weekend.  In fact, she's our only [...]