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Motivation ARCHIVE

  • 64 Pounds Lost: Almost to Goal

    By Raphael | In Motivation | on March 26, 2013

    “I feel like a new woman and could not have done this without you.” 64lbs of body fat, GONE! Rashmi’s email came to me on the day she hit the 64 pounds lost mark, an achievement she can…

  • Weighing Yourself: Stop Freaking

    By Raphael | In Motivation, Nutrition | on March 7, 2013

    Ah yes the scale. The tiny gadget we can love and hate all in the same week. If you weigh yourself daily, don’t freak out about day to day scale fluctuations. That’s normal…

  • Name My Book Contest Winner

    By Raphael | In Fitness, Motivation, Nutrition | on February 22, 2013

    Congratulations to Christina R. She came up with “Lose Weight, Not Your Mind,” the winning title for the Name My Book contest! Christina wins…

  • Vote for My Book Title

    By Raphael | In Fitness, Motivation, Nutrition | on February 18, 2013

    It’s time to vote for my book title! If you’re not sure about what you’re voting for please read my previous post Name My Book. There are three rules for voting…

  • Name My Book

    By Raphael | In Fitness, Motivation, Nutrition | on February 11, 2013

    I need your help. I’m writing a book about weight loss, and it’s going be different than anything on the market. It’s a book about how to lose weight and how to deal with all the crazy thoughts and wild emotions that roll around in your head during the process. The book has a unique […]

  • Are You Gonna Give in?

    By Raphael | In Motivation, Nutrition | on February 6, 2013

    Diggin’ out the fat clothes in the back of the closet is never a fun thing to do. So maybe you’re finally sick of it and you now realize it’s time. You have your nutrition plan and your workout and you’re all set to start blasting the fat into oblivion. And now you begin…only to […]

  • The Solution to “I Hate My Diet”

    By Raphael | In Motivation, Nutrition | on January 28, 2013

    “I hate my diet.” That’s what people start feeling when they go on a traditional “diet.” Let’s be honest: Dieting sucks.  We think we have to eat foods we hate, starve ourselves and that it’s about getting from point A to point B (i.e., When I lose these 25 pounds this ordeal is over, and […]

  • Show and Tell…the Truth

    By Raphael | In Fitness, Motivation | on January 14, 2013

    Perplexed, startled. That was my reaction when my friend Scot recently told me that I have to stop hiding. And that I have to start telling the truth. Wait, what?! Me, who prides himself on being honest and on having the utmost integrity, being accused of hiding out? Being dishonest? Sometimes it pays just to […]

  • A goal should be something you really want, not what you think you should want. That’s where people trip up. They write mechanical, emotionally void goals. Stop thinking about what you’re supposed to achieve in 2013 and embrace what you really want. If you need to lose 20 pounds, but the thought of running your […]

  • With the popularity of my Online Training Holiday Special last week, I’ve decided to extend the special pricing through December 15, 2012. Charge into 2013 and start losing weight, getting in shape, and fitting into all those clothes in the back of your closet! I’ve slashed my 12-Week Online Training Rate to $299 – that’s […]

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