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Sylvester Stallone’s incredible, inspiring story of Rocky Balboa instantly transformed my mind-set as a child, and continues to inspire me today. My wife and I recently watched all of the Rocky films, I-V, Rocky Balboa, & CREED. I’ve watched them countless times, (especially Rocky III, which remains my favorite and most motivates me,) and the […]

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Today is the first day of LENT, and it’s time to give up some bad habits and prepare our souls & make our hearts ready. It’s a time of the year that is synonymous with preparation for renewal. It is also a perfect time to not only prepare our souls & ready our hearts, but […]

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Here we are, bombarded with opinions from media outlets, politicians, social media, family, friends, & even strangers. Everyone is standing on a pedestal, shouting what’s on their mind. How is one to quiet the mind & focus on the positive? I really don’t know. We’re at a new place and time, existing in a foreign […]

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A Remedy Reflection: A New Year is upon us. It is a time to reflect. It is a time to reset. It is a time to realize. It is a time to repent. It is a time to refocus. In a society that seems to be continuously unraveling, I found myself withdrawing more and more […]

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We all have priorities. At times, we can shift our focus onto distractions which take us away from the important things. I believe that two of the most neglected items that are often not high on lists of priorities are healthy eating & exercise. We’ve heard the old saying, “If you don’t have your health, […]

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It brings me great joy to see so many people experiencing the results that they wanted! For many, these results had eluded them for many years, for a variety of reasons. I am so glad to be the one who provided the directions to their current destination, and to have given them the vehicle that […]

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From Ancient Greece to Ancient Rome to the capitol of the United States of America, pillars have always represented foundational strength and stability. Just as structural pillars support buildings, conceptual, internal pillars support our being. There are many pillars of support in our lives, some internal, some external, but four remain a necessity for each […]

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This has been the fastest Summer that I’ve ever experienced in my entire life. It feels like just yesterday that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s description of Summer rang true for us, and now, suddenly his words ring true again, but within the blink of an eye, he’s describing Fall. I have a real love for Summertime. […]

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In my 23 years in the Fitness Industry, I’ve seen many fads come & go, both in the fields of exercise & nutrition. One constant & ‘universal’ truth that I learned early in my career was that 75-80% of Fitness is nutrition, leaving only a small percentage to exercise. I truly have a passion for […]

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