How to improve your posture to feel and look better

Good posture of dancer

Yes, this is a post about your posture. no I’m not going to be like your grandma reminding you to pull your shoulders back sit up straight while playing the piano.

It turns out though, that your grandma had a good reason for nagging so much about your posture. There’s a lot of parts of your life that posture can affect both positively and negatively. I’ll highlight some of these and then provide a couple of recommendations for how you can work to improve your posture.

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How to not gain fat while on vacation

[This is a follow up to a previous post.]

2 weeks in Italy and not a pound gained, or any strength lost

We got back home earlier this week and have been getting back into the swing of normal life. When I got home, I was curious after not having weighing myself for two weeks to see where I was considering I ate a lot of good food and wasn’t exercising beyond 5 to 10 minutes of calisthenics in the morning.

I was shocked to see that my weight was the same as it was the day that I left.

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Maintaining your fitness while on vacation

I’m currently having a great time on vacation with my wife. I’m not worried about getting workouts in. I’m not even being consistent at tracking what I’m eating. I’m focused on other things.

This might sound strange but this approach is the best way for me to get the most for my fitness while on vacation. Let me explain why.

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Health and Money: Two things no one can do for you

Why do I write about both money and health?

This is why I wrote about health and money.

Answer: When you are in control of your finances and are in good health, your options are virtually unlimited. Many people struggle with either or both of these, and I want to help them have options.

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Compounding in your life

Your actions affect other areas of your life. Figure out what changes you want to make in your life and what actions you’ll need to make to get there.  

A big reason why I talk about both health and money is because both are powerful drivers for every area of your life, improving one aspect of your life helps all the other areas improve too. A rising tide (of intentional improvement) lifts all boats (in your life). Much like your body is a complete organism with various systems that all influence each other, so it is with all the various aspects of your life. A choice you make in one area of your life has ripples throughout your entire life.

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Finding the Time and Energy to Lose Weight

I’m sure you’ve told yourself before that you don’t have time to cook better food or to exercise. Maybe you work a lot of hours, or have a lot of family responsibilities, or both! This does not mean you can’t be healthy and look good. Here, I’ll give you some advice to help you manage daily life and still reach your goals. But first let’s talk about the number one rule of losing weight.

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