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Brad Dienstbier
This may be difficult to believe, but even though I own a gym it’s hard for me to find time to workout. So when someone tells me it’s tough for them to find time to work out, I can sympathize…really! You see, most days if I’m at the gym I work twelve or fifteen-hour days....
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I’m on vacation with some friends and having a great time. Even though I’m supposed to be taking a break, I had a quick thought I wanted to share as I drink my second cup of the day. Okay, it’s more of a question I wanted to ask you: do you ever feel like quitting?...
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I’ve long held the belief that advertisers and food producers routinely mislead the public. Take a look around next time you are out shopping. You’ll see aisles marked gluten-free and paleo, or an entire “health market” nestled inside your grocery store. Just consider that in 2015 Americans spent an estimated $11.6 billion on gluten-free foods...
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The other day I was at the coffee shop drive-thru window picking up my regular, delicious, iced Americano and the young lady asked how I was doing. “I’m great,” I replied and asked her the same question. Her response: “I can’t complain.” That got me thinking. Can’t we all complain? There must be something in...
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In the past, I’ve talked about managing activities rather than time. The point being that we all have the same time in a day and there’s not a lot we can do to change time, unfortunately. Instead, it’s how we choose to spend that time—how we prioritize our activities—that make a difference. I got a...
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As a musician and member of the rhythm section, I need to know something about tempo. But today I want to talk to you about how tempo can be used to get the most out of your workouts. In fact, one of the critical factors affecting the success of your efforts will be the tempo...
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Now that the weather has finally turned, I’ve changed up my Sunday morning ritual. So this Sunday started with a leisurely breakfast of Ezekiel toast, organic peanut butter and coffee (the true ‘Breakfast of Champions’). I vegged out in front of the TV and planned my day before I went to the shed and broke...
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If our attention spans are short (and they are), and we have frustrations over the current state of our bodies and health (many of us do), we can be susceptible to those who preach absolutes or an “easy way out.” And since we hear thousands of pieces of advice from the internet, TV, etc. over...
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Alright, this is it. I’m going to answer this age old question once and for all. I’m here to cut through the pseudo-scienc, debunk the myths and give it to you straight. Are you ready? Here it is: the best time of day to workout is … it depends. Sorry. Not Sorry. I’ll apologize a...
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We have all heard the saying, “Slow and steady wins the race.” This wise advice is the approach we love to take with our clients at the Bodysmith. You see, helping our members achieve their goals is often about changing habits. Habits got each of us where we are. Changing habits will get each of...
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