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...

Top 5 Stretches To Offset The Damages Of Sitting

Let me take you back in time... It's August 2005 in Stamford, CT. It's the usual Wednesday night softball game with the guys from the office. I’m up at the plate. I wait for my pitch and I connect. Ting! The ball flies in the gap between left and center field. I drop...

Bulletproof Your Body & Eliminate Pain in 5 Minutes A Day

6am hits. I slowly roll out of bed. I go straight to the kitchen for a glass of water. I fire up the electric kettle and grind some coffee beans. I grab the French press from the cabinet. I pour the ground beans into the French press, pour the hot water in the French...

Don’t Be Fooled By “Fake” Healthy Breakfasts

Photo credit: Nordico Coffee, Tamarindo, Costa Rica When it comes to fat loss, the #1 change that has had the most powerful impact on my client’s results is upgrading their breakfast. Yes, BREAKFAST! For some of you, that may mean skipping breakfast (which I’ll save...

How To Drink Alcohol & Stay Fit

Here’s a question that comes up all the time: Can you achieve your health and fitness goals and still drink alcohol? Is there such a thing as healthy drinking?  The short answer is yes. The longer answer is still yes, but you’ll need to follow a few basic rules. ...

4 Breakfast Foods That Will Destroy Productivity

I can remember my morning breakfast routine like it was yesterday. I’d get into the office around 8am, go right to the kitchen and load up a small to-go coffee cup with 2 packets of Quaker Oats Instant Oatmeal, of course the brown sugar flavor. I’d fill the cup half...

Increase Productivity With These 3 Foods

Want more energy and focus? Of course you do. You got shit to do. You have people counting on you. Well, the simplest way to up your energy is by eating the right kind of foods first thing in the morning. When you start your day off with these kind of foods, you think...

3 Breathing Exercises To Increase Energy & Reduce Stress

You’re breathing wrong. Yes you. Wait, what? You’re probably thinking something like, “what the hell are you talking about? I’ve been doing just fine with staying alive for this long, what’s wrong with my breathing?” Well yes, you’ve been doing just fine getting...

Why Surf Training Trumps Other Exercise Programs

I’ve talked before about how training for surfing will get you leaner, stronger, and help you move your body better, but today I want to talk about why I think surf training is one of the most complete ways to get fit. So, we’ve already established some of the...

How Training For Surfing Transformed My Body

Most of my life, my motivation to workout or eat healthy came from a place of fear. Fear that I was going to gain weight. Fear that I needed to lose weight. Fear that one day I’d be old and overweight. Fear that I wouldn’t be attractive to the opposite sex. Fear that...

3 Ways Surf Training Will Get You Fit – Even If You Don’t Surf

So here’s a question I get all the time. “Hey Nick, I want to get back in shape but I don’t surf, will surf training help me?  Yes, absolutely I say. Hell YES. Today, I’ll share why. Maybe you never plan on surfing. Maybe the ocean isn’t your thing. Maybe sharks scare...

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