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The PRIMAL Workout at Gay Boot Camp

Get a HARD BODY, this type of training (and Luke as your coach) at Gay Mens Boot Camp in the West Village early mornings this summer. Next Boot Camp Session starts Monday 5/20!  West Village, NYC  9 spots left!      

Food Is FUEL

What every lean person knows: FOOD is FUEL. It is not a pick me up after a bad day. It is not a reward for hard work. It is not an antidepressant. Change the way you use food and watch your relationship to it and your RESULTS improve almost instantly.   Be > Yesterday, Laura…

Write Stuff Down (goal action plan)

Want to make things actually happen in your life? Tell 3 people a goal you have for this week, and 1 for this month. Tell them right now and ask them to ask you about it every day. I just got back from a conference of fitness professionals in Providence Rhode Island. AMAZING to be…

4 Biggest Workout Lies You’re Telling Yourself

***Warning: DO NOT READ THIS if you are easily offended*** Lets face it, these days you’ll find no shortage of shameless lies and down right ludicrous claims put out there by weight-loss industry marketing “masterminds,” IE Shake Weight, Colon Cleanse and Exercise in a Bottle (pills), to name a few. (Before I forget: Gay Mens…

Protein. Who cares, So What?

(3 COMMON Protein Myths REVEALED) If the thought of protein & exercise conjures up images of Rocky chugging raw eggs after a workout…think again, that’s ancient history. I am here to show you why you need it, how much of it to have, and how easy it is to get it. PLUS I will SMASH…

100 Calorie Snacks (Bad News or The Greatest Invention this Side of the Mississippi)

When choosing a between meal or a snack it is important to remember that all calories are not created equal. Let’s look at 100 calorie snacks from Nabisco, for instance. Great, 100 cals. Doesn’t sound like a lot, and in fact its not. Unfortunately those calories come from simple starches that your body breaks down…

Is Fat Contagious?

RATHER, COULD YOUR FRIENDS BE MAKING YOU FAT?!? Spoiler alert: the answer is Y-E-S This time of year those resolutions start to creep in again because the temp has FINALLY broken the 60 degree mark. The summer looms as we all begin to kick it into high gear at the gym. Yet, if your progress is slower than a line…

The Uncomfortable Workout (and why you need it)

Are you comfortable at the gym? Can you carry on a full conversation while doing cardio? Do you barely break a sweat? Do you do the same 3 sets of 10 on the same cybex machines with the same comfortable padded seats? Way too many people believe the only way to make a workout harder…

Match Made in Gay Heaven

Calories per cone of BIG GAY ICE CREAM: 400 Calories burned per class of GAY BOOT CAMP: 800 Spending time with your ripped boyfriend licking ice cream on a hot summer day: Priceless. It’s a match made in GAY HEAVEN: (Love is in the air, it’s true. But it all started here with some fighting words….

Get a Tight(er) Stomach by THIS WEEKEND

Since we are already in the 2nd week of June , some may consider it “crunch time;” And that’s NOT  another ridiculous pun used to drive home a point (alright fine, it IS.)  Though I am 100 percent officially against quick fixes when it comes to looking good, there are certainly a few trade secrets that you can use for…