Blogs about Psychology

Research presentation at the 2017 ACSM Annual Meeting

Trying to bring more scientific evidence to the health and fitness industry! Poster presentation at the 2017 ACSM Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. The top researchers in sports medicine and exercise science from around the globe are here!http://www.acsmannualmeeting.org 

Jack Lalanne’s Key to Being Unstoppable and a Bizarre Discovery about Human Nature

In an interview, I had the very fortunate opportunity to ask Jack Lalanne the questions I had been dying to ask him for 25 years. He was 93 at the time, two years before his passing. What’s your secret? How have you stayed so healthy and committed for so long? What makes the difference between a Jack Lalanne and an average person? 

More Realistic Expectations Of Weight Loss

I never like watching the "Biggest Loser", you know the weight loss reality show that shows morbidly obese contestants who lose hundreds of pounds in a relatively short amount of time.  To me, it always portrays losing weight a daunting task as contestants run on treadmills with tears streaming down their faces and trainers screaming whatever at them to do the impossible.  Nevertheless, by the show's finale, the winners hold their huge "before" jeans next to their new slimmer bodies.  Although it's pretty incredible to witness, as a train

Steps!

THE WINNING TRIFECTA: 3 TIPS TO HELP YOU DOMINATE THE HOLIDAYS

  

What is most important to you?!

I would love to extend my passion for all things healthy to you! I love to "walk-the-talk" on fitness and holistic living, research trends, and find solutions for others. I would be crazy to say I figured it out all on my own. I would like to extend an invitation of blog topic requests!

Train your Mind

Your mind and thoughts will direct you toward success or failure. Minding your thoughts is fully in your control and one of your most powerful choices you have. Mental training is as important as any physical fitness endeavour you attempt.

It is all in your mind!

How we think of the race we are about to do can definitely impact its results! Over the years, many studies have supported the notion that the positive imagery does, indeed, miracles in terms of the race results. And I am not only talking about the running, bike, triathlon, or swimming races. The same is true for all other sports, from winning a boxing match to climbing up for that NFL title!

What does NO EXCUSES mean to you?

NO EXCUSES has become the tag line for the developing Balance Fitness (Balance by Garrett) brand.  It is on the webpage, it's on the T-shirts, it's on the car, and it is certainly woven into the Balance Fitness philosophy.  But what does NO EXCUSES mean?  I'll share my thoughts on the phrase in this blog but I'd really like to hear from you to know what you think about when you see NO EXCUSES.  Please post your comments below!    

Human Health and Physiology - Holistic and Otherwise (Part 2)

OUR HOLISTIC PHYSIOLOGY