We know how important progress is to human beings. We all want, crave and desire progress. Progress is advancement, it’s development, it’s success, it’s achieving something we hadn’t previously. What gets in the way of progress? What are the roadblocks that affect our performance and ultimately our progress? Let’s unpack the top 5. [...]
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How L.I.F.E. came to be I’ve been very fortunate to be surrounded by incredible people for most of my 29 years on this Earth. My mother, Kathy Nolan. My caring, encouraging other half, Emily. The incredible friends I get to share everyday with, Shawn, Abby & Peter. Chances are extremely high that if [...]
Top 8 Mistakes that could be ruining your sleep! 1- Not taking time to unwind before sleep (Aka No nighttime or wind down routine) We are busy human beings. We take a lot in in one day. Between things like work, relationships, children, pets, house to do's/projects and the endless other obligations, tasks, to [...]
The Top Pre & Post workout Nutrition Mistakes You want to perform your best. You want to feel strong. You want energy to sustain you through your training session. You want to recover afterwards so your muscles can be repaired, recover and come back stronger. You want to make constant and never ending progress. [...]
3 Reasons Why Your Diet May Be Failing You Did you know that ⅔ of people will regain more weight than they lost? This usually happens because they are following a diet instead of building a solid foundation on healthy habits. The average person tries 8 diets before seeking a professional -- they have [...]
A little backstory for you: Pat, 66, reached out for help with her Nutrition about 10 weeks ago. She had done years of shake diets, quick fixes, weight watchers, all to lose weight but gain it back. Wasting countless time and a lot of money. In her first sit down with Coach Shawn she made [...]
I started CrossFit in the summer of 2011 on my own. Fast forward to 2013 I was on a competition floor in Massachusetts with the now 5x Fittest Man on Earth Matthew Fraser. He wasn’t the Fittest Man on Earth yet. He wasn’t even known yet. But even back then you could tell he was [...]
My mom used to do CrossFit. And you couldn't imagine the feeling I got Coaching my mom in group class who after 2 weeks, was wearing high socks and ripped off her tank top during a workout and worked out in her sports bra! She was all in. Juiced up and thriving off the [...]
During COVID lockdown I wanted to try something that had been intriguing me for awhile, intermittent fasting. What is intermittent fasting → it’s an eating pattern [essentially times when you eat and when you don’t eat] It doesn’t focus on what you eat per say but when you eat it. In this respect it’s [...]
If I don’t go grocery shopping, I don’t have food. If I don’t have food, I don’t eat. If I don’t eat, I eventually starve. If I don’t pay my mortgage, I get a notice of default. If I continue to not pay my mortgage the lender will initiate the foreclosure process. Within 6 months [...]