Salads are Healthy, Right?

If you’re like most people, ordering a salad when you’re eating in a resturant seems like the healthy alternative.  Well, apparently all salads are NOT alike!  Take a look at this revealing report on the  Unhealthiest Salads in America. Be more informed.  Make beter choices!

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Warrior Fitness Workout of the Week #3

Let’s change it up a little bit this week and spend some time focusing on our core.  Since all movement originates from the core of the body, it makes good sense to target it specifically and ensure our cores are strong, mobile, and integrated with the rest of our body.  Instead of wasting time doing endless crunches,…

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A Worthy Cause…

Hi Everyone, My cousin, Karen, is raising money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation by running a 1/2 Marathon in July (yeah, I know, crazy) and I’m asking you to help by making a contribution!  Please use the link in below to donate online quickly & securely.  You will receive email confirmation of your donation…

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Top 10 Things to Look for in a Kid’s Martial Arts Class

One of the first things fellow parents tend to ask me after they find out I’ve been involved in the martial arts for over 25 years is, how do I find a good martial arts class for my kids?  Well, after years of answering this question, I realized my answers tend to follow a certain pattern. …

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Training as You Grow Older

 One of the greatest challenges a long term fitness enthusiast faces is the debilitating impact of age.  Certainly everyone understands the concept but what does it actually mean?  The average person has a higher metabolism when they are younger, a faster recovery rate, greater use of energy stores and suppleness around the joints.  So why…

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Do You Know the Enemy?

Do you know the enemy? I do.  It inhibits peak performance.  It makes you lazy and keeps you unmotivated.  It cajoles you into seeking comfort. It distracts you from your goals and dulls your mind. The enemy sells you on an “easy” lifestyle and lulls you into a false sense of security. It conspires to sabotage…

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Applying Six Sigma Principles to Your Fitness Plan

Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology that has its origins in the manufacturing business.  It has been adapted and expanded to cover a wide variety of business products, services, and help foster solutions in terms of reducing costs, removing defects, and continuously increasing efficiency. Today, we are moving from the boardroom to the gym…

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The Morality of Fitness

FatherJohn Corapi is a well known Catholic preacher, scholar, and theologian.  He also happens to be a black belt in karate, a former competitive boxer, and football player.  In this video he addresses concerns over his health and his startling weight loss.  He begins by assuring the people who care about him that he is not…

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Warrior Fitness for Kids!

This will be the first in a continuing series of posts chronicling my thoughts and discoveries on Warrior Fitness for Kids.  As the father of 2 young girls, ages 9 and 1, I have a very vested interest in assuring my daughters are among the healthiest, fittest, and most well-informed kids out there.  Follow along…

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Warrior Fitness Workout of the Week #2

This week’s conditioning workout will push your anaerobic threshold to the max. Endurance is defined as the ability to resist fatigue – how resistant are you?

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