Commitment

eight diet tips for 2018

I messed up already…2019 is my year!

If you feel that way, this article is for you: The One Mantra to Adopt If Weight Loss Is Your Goal in 2018. But… To those who are still committed to [...] Read More
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Should I wait until after the holidays?

I got this email from a client the other day, and I wanted to share it because I think we can all benefit. Here’s the email: “I am having second [...] Read More
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Don't let the "Holiday Effect" get the best of you

“Why bother eating well today, tomorrow, and Wednesday if I’m going to indulge on Thursday?” some of us think. Thanksgiving is on THURSDAY. It’s not today. It’s not tomorrow. It’s [...] Read More
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I can't stand emails that start like this

Just writing these makes me annoyed. They start something like this: “Only looking for people who are 100% committed!” “Only want people who are serious about achieving results!” “Wanted: Highly [...] Read More
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Frustrated it's taking so long to lose weight

There will always be a reason to delay action when it comes to our health and fitness. Do you know one of the many reasons why some people don’t start [...] Read More
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This one thing I learned from watching the NYC Marathon is critical for (weight loss) success

On Sunday, I watched the NYC marathon from a bunch of different points along the 26.219 route. As usual, I purposely saved the finish line for my last stop. This [...] Read More
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What do when you feel bored with this whole consistency thing

Us MBT-ers know that getting the body we want and being healthy and fit is about 3 things: Eating well. Exercising. And doing those two things consistently. As we also [...] Read More
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Feel like it's going to take forever to reach your goal(s)?

There will always be a reason to delay action when it comes to our health and fitness… Do you know one of the many reasons why some people don’t start [...] Read More
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Why is sticking to a diet so hard

2014 is almost over and… -I lost no weight -I look the same -My energy is non-existent -I still don’t like the way I look in pictures -The list goes [...] Read More
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How America was able to find Bin Laden and what it has to do with weight loss

Forget whether you think it’s right or wrong for the Navy SEAL who shot Bin Laden to identify himself for a second. I think how we found Bin Laden is [...] Read More

This one thing I learned from the NYC Marathon is critical for weight loss success

On Sunday, I watched the NYC marathon from a bunch of different points along the 26.219 route. As usual, I purposely saved the finish line for my last stop. That’s [...] Read More

How to stay consistent with your diet and exercise

“How do I stay consistent with my diet and exercise?” is one of the most common questions I get. This post will attempt to answer that question. However, I’m going [...] Read More

This is what it takes to finish something you start

In this journey of life, there aren’t many cut and dry markers like start and finish lines. However, there are a ton of marathons we choose to enter (whether we [...] Read More

When it feels like it's going to take forever to reach your goal(s)

There will always be a reason to delay action when it comes to our health and fitness… Do you know one of the many reasons why some people don’t start [...] Read More

Does sticking with your diet ever feeling boring to you?

People always ask me what my favorite spice is so I figured I’d share it with you right here, right now. But, I’m not going to just tell it to [...] Read More

Why do people sabotage others?

People can sabotage us in many different ways, in many different aspects of life; Business, fitness, relationships, etc. Today, I’m going to talk about why people sabotage us when it [...] Read More

Why so many people never stick to a diet

There’s a story about a woman who attends a weight loss seminar, and complains to the keynote speaker that, despite trying everything, she can’t lose weight. “You’ve tried everything?” asks [...] Read More

Upset and frustrated because you expected to lose weight and didn't?

Dana, a client, writes me this email today: “Adam, I’m really upset I gained two pounds this week. I know why I did but it’s still very frustrating! Sometimes, I [...] Read More

Stop trying to only hit home runs (How to create big wins)

The Home Run Derby was earlier this week – a fan favorite. The only goal of the Home Run Derby is to hit as many balls out of the park [...] Read More

How a couple's counselor has a flawless track record

In this journey of life, there aren’t many cut and dry markers like start and finish lines. However, there are a ton of marathons we choose to enter (whether we [...] Read More

Why I feel bad for Lebron James and how it impacts your fitness

I feel bad for Lebron James. Yeah. I said it. No self-respecting NY Knicks fan would ever say such a thing. But I do. Here is why. (And if you’re [...] Read More

How to increase the odds of getting something done

You know how in the movies the volume gets louder and louder as the actor is thinking through their list of what needs to get done faster and faster, until [...] Read More

Do you know someone like this? They'll never succeed with losing weight for good.

Without fail, whenever I meet someone and I tell them what I do, the conversation turns to all of the diets they’ve done in the past, including the one they’re [...] Read More

Is not sticking to your goals making you unhappy? Read this.

Few questions to think about… 1. Do you think underperforming students who are paired with students who excel in school (even though at times, they might feel inferior compared to [...] Read More

December is the new January

You need some motivation? This post is for you. Let’s make this a December to remember. Most people are stuck in a downward spiral from Thanksgiving, and then “start” back [...] Read More

Ever feel pressured or guilted into eating? This is for you.

I love this time of year! But with that comes A LOT of events and gatherings with family and friends… And, with that comes peer pressure eating for many. Total [...] Read More

When it feels like it's going to take so long to reach our goal

There will ALWAYS be a reason to delay action when it comes to our health and fitness… Do you know one of the many reasons why some people don’t start [...] Read More

Why do people put the brakes on when they're succeeding?

There’s a story about a woman who attends a weight loss seminar, and complains to the keynote speaker that, despite trying everything, she can’t lose weight. “You’ve tried everything?” asks [...] Read More

One of my favorite quotes, and how it applies to weight loss in a big way

Let’s get right to it… “There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting.” – Siddartha Guatama Starting is [...] Read More

Do you ever feel peer pressured into eating? Read this.

In the last few days, I’ve received a lot of email from clients saying they felt pressured to eat this or that because of the holiday weekend. I love the [...] Read More

The most important C-word for getting the body we want

In this journey of life, there aren’t many cut and dry markers like start and finish lines. However, there are a ton of marathons we choose to enter (whether we [...] Read More

Ever feel peer pressured into eating? Is food LOVE in your family? Read this.

Big holiday weekend coming up for many people… And with that comes A LOT of events and gatherings with family and friends… And, for many, with that comes peer pressure [...] Read More

Got friends who sabotage your diet and encourage you to live for today? Tell 'em to read this.

Ya know, I talk and write a lot about our short term/irrational mind versus our long term/rational mind. Short term/irrational mind VS long term/rational mind I believe our long term/rational [...] Read More

Why and how the Giants REALLY won the Super Bowl – and how you can win your own Super Bowl

I know. I know. What the heck do I know about winning the Super Bowl?! WAIT! To all you non-football fans, I promise this applies to you. So let’s break [...] Read More

What arguably the greatest boxer ever decided on that made ALL of the difference

HA HA! I gotta laugh using Mike Tyson for inspiration fodder… But as crazy as he is, he’s also a pretty deep guy. Here is a story of his which [...] Read More

This one thing I learned from the NYC Marathon is critical to success

Yesterday, I watched the NYC marathon from a bunch of different points along the 26.219 route, however, I purposely saved the finish line for my last stop. People crossing the [...] Read More

Got people in your life who think they know how you should lose weight? Read this…

For as long as there have been people trying to lose weight, there are friends and family members telling them how to lose the weight. 9 times out of 10, [...] Read More

This quote is for you

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting.” – Siddartha Guatama Starting is certainly hard. It requires a [...] Read More

This weird tasting spice always leads to success

People always ask me what my favorite spice is so I figured I’d share it with you right here, right now. But I’m not going to just tell it to [...] Read More

Is the fear of losing hope holding you back?

Are you scared of losing hope? Hear me out. I know talking politics can be very dangerous but I’m going to take a risk here. Call me a crazy #%#%#$%^$^ [...] Read More

Why your friends (and loved ones) sabotage your weight loss efforts

I’m going to teach you why (sadly) some of our coworkers, friends and even family members might try to sabotage our efforts. With consistency comes results. And with results = [...] Read More

Do you make this dieting mistake?

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting.” – Siddartha Guatama Starting is certainly hard. It requires courage. [...] Read More

My favorite spice in the world that always leads to success

People always ask me what my favorite spice is so I figured I’d share it with you right here, right now. But I’m not going to just tell it to [...] Read More

What to do when we don't lose weight, and expect to

I’ve been thinking a lot about the chicken or the egg question. Well sort of. It seems as though we all have our own chicken or the egg debate. Whether [...] Read More

Decisions, Choices and Lebron James

Anyone who’s a fan of basketball knows that tonight, Lebron James, is announcing his decision of where he’s signing. Either he’s going to stay in Cleveland, or sign with Chicago, [...] Read More

That 1 Thing

Do you have that 1 thing? Yes, no, maybe, so? Let me explain: For those workaholics in the group, do you feel odd when you don’t have to go to [...] Read More

Consistency is the Spice of Life

Getting the body you want is about 3 things. Eating right. Exercising. And doing those two things consistently. Unfortunately, it’s the consistency part that’s so hard. Besides the usual culprits [...] Read More

Waiting for the Stars to Align

I’m not going to lie. It’s been a really rough week for me. My cousin passed away on Friday of a massive heart attack. And then last night my mom [...] Read More

How to never miss an appointment with yourself ever again

I hope you had a great weekend! I know my lovely Canadian clients did! 🙂 It’s Monday. It’s March 1st. We all have great intentions for the day. For the [...] Read More

Uphills Vs. Downhills

I hope you had a terrific weekend! One of my favorite activities besides hanging out with my 9 month old nephew is bike riding. And there’s certainly a lesson in [...] Read More

How long did it take?

I hope your Monday is off to a great start. I always focus on making Monday an exercise day and a healthy day of eating because it really sets the [...] Read More

What came first, the chicken or the egg?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the chicken or the egg debate. Well sorta. It seems as though we have our own chicken or the egg debate. What came first, [...] Read More

Mistaking Motion for Progress

Making progress and getting things done are not the same. Progress happens when you check the right things off your to-do list that are actually moving you toward your goal. [...] Read More

What are Sacrifices?

Thinking about the long-term is essential for overall happiness. I have a client who’s 87 years old and still talks to me about what she wants to accomplish in the [...] Read More