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Daily Habit for Health

One of the best things you can do for your long-term health is to create a brief daily ritual of self care. It should be something that allows your breath, body and mind to move toward a place of comfort and relaxation.
One example of such a routine is this: Place a blanket on the floor and sit on it. Breathe slowly and deeply while performing the following movements. Rotate the right ankle a few times in each direction and then repeat with the other ankle. Bend the right knee, bringing your heel toward your buttocks and then extend the leg again. Repeat a few times on each leg. Sitting tall, with your arms and legs outstretched, touch the outside of your left leg with the back of your right hand and look over your left shoulder, gently rotating your spine. Then switch sides and slowly rotate back and forth a few times. Sit tall again. Lower your chin to your chest and then look up toward the ceiling. Repeat a few times. Lay flat on your back and then tense all of your muscles so th…

JAG Fitness testimonial

I recently got this email from one of my clients and I wanted to share his story.
Jason, My experience with you has been extraordinary for me...for you it's basic and fundamental...but for me it's beyond belief how much I have changed from just a few exercises..and really not many, because I am too easy on myself most of the time..and diet changes of course.
Before Christmas I was 202 pounds of pure fat...I am now 174 pounds ...and also FYI..everyone ..even the waitress at an Irish pub where I always eat once a week and used to drink also..but now have iced tea (sugarless of course)..said just tonight.."you look terrific...you have lost all your bloat..your face has changed dramatically...and my wifes best friend who is the epitome of a bitch..said "i was worried about you..even though I didnt say anything...u were so heavy and getting fatter and had no exercise...and I was glad when u said u were going to a trainer but I didnt have much faith ...BUT now look at u..you …

The TRUTH ABOUT EATING RIGHT the who, what, where, when how and why of the proper diet

Probably one of the most common questions I get as a fitness expert is “what should I be eating?” It makes sense to me that people don’t know what to eat because there is an abundance of available foods and so much conflicting information out there.
Interestingly enough, it seems to me like many people do actually know what they should be eating, but don’t do it because they don’t know how to incorporate it into their lifestyle in a way that works for them or they just simply aren’t willing to change their lifestyle.
Another reason for the confusion is that there are plenty of big, powerful entities out there who are dedicated to keeping us ill-informed. For example, snack food companies need to keep us confused about fat and sugar. If we were well informed, we’d buy a lot less of their junk. And “health food” companies need to keep us confused about what is and isn’t healthy in order to sell their products. A quick example is “Wheat Flour” listed on the label. Guess what? Your re…