Brains&Gains

Dear Mom: As I type this open letter to you, your baby boy is far from a baby. Nevertheless, your guidance and instruction is needed more than ever. Ironically, I’m a behavioral health counselor. I’m just a few classes away from working towards pursuing my license as a therapist. With that said, I study people […]

Welcome to the Spring Cleaning:Holistic Health Challenge. Listen and and Join us in growing a more holistically fit community.

SPEAK touches upon health for your mind, body and spirit.

SPEAK takes an interesting perspective on 2016.

 

When we think meal planning/preparation, many of us revert to photos we’ve seen of a super fit person in the kitchen, abs on clear display. In addition, we see the several plastic containers with almost the exact same food in them for your breakfast, lunch and dinner for your hectic work week. That’s cool, but […]

Well before I could pen 16 bars or emulate my favorite point guard while driving to the basket and dishing for two points, I was a timid, shy and a hurt little boy. As I’ve covered with people who are closest to me, I was too young to process losing a biological mother and didn’t […]

This is it! I successfully adhered to a vegetarian diet for 30 days. There were very few moments where I missed bacon, a great burger or the wings that I make that my daughters love. As I have stated in my podcast, my goal is to maintain an 80% vegetarian diet and embrace my new […]

Tune in as I share an update on my 30 day journey into vegetarianism.

Add this core exercise to your ab routine. When you want to take it to the next level, use a weighted medicine ball.  

Want to add another way to work your chest? I always get tips and ideas from my fitness friends and along the way they introduced this exercise to me. In the video I’m performing a pullover with a 50lb dumbbell. You’ll also get a little shoulder, lat and tricep action with this.

This article is inspired by three factors. Growing up shy and reserved, a book I’m reading called ‘Quiet’ by Susan Cain as well as my graduate studies. I’m certain that there are other influences, but I’ll stop there. I’d normally reserve a topic such as this one for my weekly podcast, but wanted to bring […]

Listen in as I talk about fitness and give you a little fitness homework.

I’m always looking for varations of exercises. This variation of the curl on an incline bench gives a little more pump to those biceps. Give it a shot.

In working out your shoulders, there is a variety of ways to get the results you want. This exercise focuses on those delts and will help towards building the physique you want. Check it out. If you are interested in online personal training, I can be contacted at speakeasy@urbanmogullife.com.


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