14 Lessons of 2014

imagesAbout this time last year I did my 13 Lessons of 2013 and I figured why not continue that trend. 2014 was, in my opinion, one of the years that I learned more than any other year prior. Not just with training, but business, life, myself, the list goes on; but for the purposes of this blog I’m going to keep everything as fitness related as possible because some of the lessons that I did learn were game changers for our clients.


1. The cheapest food is always the most expensive food

I see this more often that people will actually tell me that they cannot afford to eat healthy; that their budget only allows them to live on the dollar menu at McDonald’s or less expensive gas station food. 

Not too long ago I would call BS at this, but to be completely honest it’s not their fault because a lot of the masses have been led to believe that  eating “healthy” is expensive. That you have to have grassfed or free range meats, organic produce and gluten free what ever and YES that will cost a BIT more. But in all reality you MAY save SOME money at first by living off processed and fast food but you will pay a compound interest later in life when your medical bills are sky high from years of eating fake food.

I wish I could find it but I wrote a piece awhile back where I stated that processed cheap foods lead to higher divorce rates. <=== Bit of a stretch, maybe. But if you feel like crap how do you think that’s going to carry over in a relationship? [Read more…]

Keeping Lean While Traveling

Staying Lean while Traveling | Fitness Revolution Rowlett

One of the more difficult things to do with physique transformations is to keep your self on a relatively clean diet while traveling.

You can’t help it on occasion you’ll have to leave the comforts of your routine to head off to somewhere else that is NOT convenient for you program.

You maybe doing some driving, which in that case is a BIT easier, but a number of you reading this will eventually have to fly out and THAT is when things can get hectic on the body.

We really can’t rely on airline food, you’ve seen their processed nuts that have more volume of preservatives than the actual tree nut, and don’t even get me started on eating food in the terminal. Though that maybe a bit easier to do its marginal at best.

Over the past several months I’ve been doing quite a bit of airline travel and I have picked up a few things to help make the process easier on your body so you won’t walk out looking like a bloated puff ball we are all fearful of when we get back into our routine. [Read more…]