Ladies: Avoid These Common Training Mistakes

Back in the days before Netflix and Apple TV, I used to watch actual TV. Remember? Those times when we were all forced to watch commercials and even infomercials. Ugh! If you were up past 10 PM it seemed the only available option was some sort of infomercial trying to...

10 Ways To Get Out of the Grind and Take Back Your Health

If you’ve ever felt stuck, in pain, or overwhelmed about how to get healthy and feel good in your body, then keep reading.    The Grind For most of us, living in today’s world is a freakin grind. It’s the cultural default setting that we’re exposed to...

Refuel Your Buckets With The OverFlow Effect

When we better understand the hidden forces and unseen factors that determine the overall quality of our lives — we have much more power and control over how we feel, think, and perform each day. Ok, roll with me for a second… Call to mind a time when you had a really...

The Key To Vitality: Exercise Less & Move More

You want to know the key to long-term health and vitality? Hint..It’s not exercise. In fact, more exercise might just make you less healthy, especially if you’re not doing it correctly. Instead, the most powerful aspect of long-term health is movement....

The Bullshitery of Transformation Pics

We’ve all seen the fitness transformation pictures before, right? Heck, the whole fitness industry is based on these transformation pictures. Here’s a quick question. Looking at the above picture, can you pick the true statement, A or B? A) PICTURE ON LEFT...

Active Passion: Exercise That Needs No Motivation

It’s 5AM in the morning and quiet, besides the sounds of monkeys howling and birds calling in the distant background. There is not a cloud in the sky and all I see is blue. I can feel the sand between my toes and a light breeze on my face. I am at the my favorite...

How To Stress Less About Food

San Francisco, 2008. It’s 11am on a brisk Saturday morning and I’m sitting at Millers Cafe on Polk street. I look at the menu and I want to order everything RIGHT NOW. Stress is high.  To say I’m hungry is a huge understatement. I’m ravenous. Ok fine, I’m hangry! I...

3 Reasons Glute Training Improves Running

I absolutely love to train my backside. Many of you that have been following Saltwater Fit for a while know I am all about the glutes. So when I was recently asked to write a post about strength training for runners, of course I opted to talk about the importance of...

Forget Self-Discipline – Build This Skill Instead

Here’s the 30-sec summary of what you need to know about self-discipline and food: The skill of awareness with food eliminates the need for self-discipline to make good choices. The habit of “slow eating” will develop this critical skill of...

Avoid This One Food Combo To Stay Lean

Ah, the good ‘ole sandwich, how I love you so…BUT, how my belly fat loves you even more. Yes, sandos taste great and they are a staple of our western diet. But, sandos also violate a critical leaness rule that I want to share with you today. It’s not...

The 2 Most Dangerous Words You Can Say

Admiring the perfection of a perfectly ripe avocado in the grocery store the other day, I overheard a lady next to me say, “oh look honey, fresh coconut water. I’ve heard that’s really healthy. They say it’s really good for you.” It caught my ear because I love...

Limited Time For Exercise? Do This Short, Effective Workout

You woke up early. The kids are still asleep. You knock out a few important tasks and now you have about 30 minutes to exercise. You want to feel good for the rest of the day and have tons of energy. You want to build a strong body that will keep your bones healthy...

How To Lose Fat And Eat Carbs

Nicky caught in action eating the banana bread. There seems to be so much confusing information around CARBS. Every day I come across something different. One expert telling you to cut all the carbs out of your diet… Another saying you should detox all the sugar from...