#BrainsAndGains

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

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 […]

Time and time again Americans have shown resilience and the ability to rise to the occassion in the wake of tragedy. From 9/11 to even some of the most recent tragedies. We have sent water to Michigan, prayed for Orlando and more. The resolve of this country is unquestionable. It is amazing how Democrats and […]

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

With this short episode, follow me on a mindful journey. #Mindfulness #Meditation #Namaste

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 SPEAK addresses that hyperbole that most African American fathers are not active in the lives of their children.  

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.

So…the other day I was talking to my brotha Trip and he brought some ideas to me. It is always good to have people that you can trust and exchange information for the betterment of each other in your life. As I delve deeper into my personal training I will bring to you exercises that […]

Was Getting in Better Shape Your Resolution For This Year? Are You Still Working Towards It? As I’m doing my cool down from my first workout of the day I’d like to take a moment and thank all of my fitness family. Special shout out to my #gymLife clients. Let’s keep grinding. If getting in […]

Many of the top chronic diseases/conditions (heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity) in America could be prevented by having a consistent fitness routine and eating healthy. Unless you have been an athlete all of your life, just love working out, are a personal trainer or fitness model a consistent routine can almost sound mythical when […]


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