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Mornings Are The Secret

Mornings, The Secret to Managing Your Schedule.

I am a morning person. I am also constantly on the hunt to maximize/manage my time better. So when I came across the book ‘What Successful People Do in the Morning’ I figured it would be the perfect read.

Turns out, it was a GREAT read. Here is a quick synopsis for you:

Mornings are the key to taking ahold of your schedule. If we use them wisely, we can build habits that allow us to live happier/more productive lives. Read More

Maintaining Bodyfat %

This is a guest post from one of our members – Tallyson Neves.

Tallyson is a competitive powerlifter in the 165, 181, and 198lb weight classes. He recently did a big weight cut, with an effort to lower his bodyfat % while maintaining strength.

Below are some of his best tips or advice/rules for people to follow when talking about weight loss or maintaining your physique. I wholeheartedly agree with his statement of “to achieve what is promoted in the main stream media (having a six pack), will take a great amount of commitment and sacrifice,” (sacrificing the foods you “want” for the ones you “need”, and staying committed to the goal you set for yourself). Read More

If It’s Not Sustainable, I Don’t Want it #nothankyou


For years, I obsessed about my body. So many times I looked in the mirror and sucked in my stomach or pinched my love handles and tried to tuck them away to imagine how much better I would look without them.


I dieted.

I took up running. Regularly ran 10k a couple times a week. Entered races.

Tried to prep for a bikini competition.

Bought a ‘10 Week Bikini Body’ program from girls with cool instagrams.

Worked with a personal trainer.


I swear I’ve tried it all and I will probably never stop trying to all. But the one thing I have learnt from ‘trying it all’ is that if it’s not sustainable, I DON’T want it. #nope #notforme #youcanhaveit Read More