As a personal trainer, this post may come off as a surprise. You would think I would try to convince you to sign up for a training gig, right? Not exactly. You are the person with the most control over your life and if you want something bad enough, you will do whatever it takes… Continue reading You don’t need a personal trainer. You need motivation.
Day in and day out I work with people that want to make changes in their diets. With all of the nutrition information and research out there, it can be difficult knowing where to start. Some studies may tell you that fat is the devil while others tell you that carbs are a no-go. What… Continue reading Four Nutrition Tips You Can’t Go Wrong With
After a quick search of "diet" followed by "definition" on Google, two definitions pop up. One is society's definition of a diet; "a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons." The other, is the true definition; "the kinds of food that a person, animal, or… Continue reading What do you consider a “Diet”?
Taco Bell. McDonalds. Subway. Taco Bell. These are a few of my favorite fast food restaurants. Most people think of Taco Bell and McDonalds as disgusting entities responsible for America’s obesity epidemic (A recent study even suggested that obesity has a higher mortality rate than smoking making it the number one cause of preventable death… Continue reading The Fast Food Cheat Sheet – Make Your Next Stop a Healthier One!
When I decided to change my name on social media accounts from UITourGuide to LifeAfterLopez I couldn't really tell you what was going through my head. I would by lying if I said that giving up the handle UITourGuide wasn't a difficult decision though. I credit a lot of my personality to the time I… Continue reading Why LifeAfterLopez?
Laying in bed for four weeks with a lot of time to think made me slightly loopy. I had all these big ideas - like I often do - but was not physically ready to act on them. I recently had a surgery on my lower back (3/10/17) that literally took the life out of… Continue reading Why I Decided to Start a Blog