Should You Read Fitness Magazines?

Earlier this week a client and I had a conversation about all the misinformation in the health and fitness industry. She told me that in her old life, meaning before she was a member of SHASHIDO ENTERPRISES, she would read magazines and try to piece together a diet or a workout plan. The only problem was that each magazine, and sometimes articles within the same magazine, contradicted one … [Read more...]

Filipino Martial Arts Waiver

This form is an important legal document. It explains the risks you are assuming by beginning a martial arts program. It is critical that you read and understand it completely. After you have done so, please print your name legibly and sign in the spaces provided at the bottom. Waiver, Informed Consent, and Covenant Not to Sue I / We, have volunteered to participate in a program of physical … [Read more...]

Shashido and Eskrima History

S.H.A.S.H.I.D.O. - What Is SHASHIDO?   S   = SAFETY H =  HEALTH A  =  AWARENESS S  =  SYSTEM H  =  HAPPINESS  I  =  INSPIRATION D  = DILIGENCE O  = OBEDIENCE   As you can see, each letter of the above acronym represents a word, and in this article I will explain why I've chosen these words. The first six letters refers to myself, being the first three … [Read more...]

Hot Bikini Moms

TABLE OF CONTENTS   Let's Get Started   Eating Right   Getting Physical   The Habit of Healthy Living   A Little Help From Your Friends   Staying Motivated   Keeping a Diary   The Importance of Recovery   What To Take Away From This Report   Let's Get Started:   Dear … [Read more...]

The Truth About Sugar

Kelly Herring, M.S., M.B.A., Author & Nutritional Biochemist. Founder, Healing Gourmet Dear Reader, If you’re like most people, you probably love dessert… Gooey Brownies topped with golden Caramel… warm, soft Chocolate Chip Cookies… buttery Cinnamon Rolls dripping with Frosting… moist Chocolate Cake topped with Buttercream and a tangy Raspberry Glaze… Just thinking about these treats … [Read more...]

A goal-setting strategy unlike any you’ve heard of before

What if I told you that “positive thinking” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? Well it turns out that once you think positively, your brain believes the goal is already achieved, and it saps your energy to accomplish that goal. NYU and University of Hamburg professor, Gabriele Oettingen, is the author of Rethinking Positive Thinking. After 20 years of research, she has developed a totally … [Read more...]

The One Vitamin You Need To Prevent Heart Attacks

High blood pressure and heart disease are my family's legacy. Not the legacy I really want though... Since so many people in my family have suffered from heart problems, had heart attacks, had open heart surgery or died due to cardiac complications, I've learned to be aware of my risk factors at all times and do everything I can to make sure I don't add to my family's heart-disease legacy. I … [Read more...]

Here’s Why Any ‘Ol Diet Just Won’t Do

Hi again . Do you remember that last week we revisited high school chem class and learned about acidic and alkaline blood? To recap: your blood MUST have a slightly alkaline pH in order to be balanced, and if it’s off, other body systems will sacrifice themselves - by donating essential nutrients - in order to get back to the balanced level of around 7.4. If your blood pH is too acidic, … [Read more...]

Are You SABOTAGING Your Body??

Today I’d like to talk about how the food you eat can not only impact how you feel today, but potentially have an impact on your life years from now. If you are easily tired out or short of breath, or if you have trouble sleeping or concentrating, your food choices could be the culprit. And if you know an older friend or relative who struggles with brittle bones and teeth, a lifetime’s worth … [Read more...]

How to Get Over the Hump

It can feel overwhelming sometimes. You’ve been living your life, maybe raising kids, running your own business or showing up at someone else’s business. You find you have less and less time to do the important things in life. Like exercise daily, eat right, sleep enough, and hydrate all day. Maybe you’re the type of person who already takes pretty good care of yourself, but have gotten … [Read more...]