Your Best Bikini Body For Summer!

YOUR BEST BIKINI BODY FOR SUMMER!

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Ashley Greene and I paddle boarding in Malibu

It’s almost summer and it’s time to get your bikini body on!  I’ve got the best solutions that are proven and tried by some of the hottest celebrities including Ashley Greene.

Your Best Bikini Body For Summer begins with your mindset, not your diet or ab moves. Yes you read correctly! Your mindset is going to guarantee you that you feel and look your best in your bikini this summer.

A positive outlook on life is without a doubt one of the most powerful tools you must have to become successful. Positive people expect good health, fitness, happiness, wealth, success and good relationships. This is not because they already have it, or because they are more confident, it is simply because of their attitude and mindset. The law of attraction is the belief that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts a person brings positive or negative experiences into their life. Your Best Bikini Body For Summer are just a few positive thoughts away!

Here are 6 simple, but powerful truths to be more positive and have the best summer of your life:

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    Paparazzi loved us this day.

    Believe: Believe that you look great, know that you look great and feel that you look great in your bikini. What you believe in will come to you!

  • Replace negative thoughts with positive ones: When you start to think negative thoughts take a deep breath and think positive thoughts like, “I feel awesome”, “I fricken rock” or “I look fabulous!”
  • Surround yourself around positive people: Negative people can and will rub off on you even if your the most positive person. So surround yourself around  positive people or those who accept you just the way you are.
  • Do things that make you feel happy: “How you do one thing is how you do everything.” One of my favorite quotes and words I live by. If you are feeling happy in other areas of your life, than you won’t care as much about how you look in a bikini. Just Rock it and be happy!

Think positive and enjoy YOUR BEST BIKINI BODY SUMMER ever!

Yours in Health & Fitness ,

Steve Jordan

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Should You Take A Vitamin D Supplement?

I heard vitamin D is a good supplement to take. But I’m not quite sure why I should. Can you please give me a good reason why I should add this vitamin to my daily supplement routine.”  William

As we age and live busy lifestyles we don’t need different nutrients as much as we may need different dosages to compensate for some of the inevitable age related changes that happen in our mind and bodies. I researched and came up with several important reasons why, which I will comment on later in this blog. My comments here are not intended to replace medical advise and are only designed to offer insights into the possible benefits   of taking dietary supplements. NOTE:  If you are unsure if taking supplements is right for you, or if you have an existing medical condition and/or if you are taking medications that could interfere with supplementation, you should ask your health care provider or Doctor.

As we age, our skin is less able to synthesize or use Vitamin D and we are spending more time in doors because the risk of skin cancer from over exposure to the sun. As a result, we may not be getting enough sun exposure to facilitate synthesis of Vitamin D, leading to a deficiency and causing other challenges including absorption of calcium promoting strong bones. Studies suggest the deficiency of Vitamin D and the poor mineralization of calcium can contribute to osteoporosis in both women and men.

Vitamin D also also helps to strengthen your immune system and protects against a number of serious illnesses including hypertention, multiple sclerosis, arthritis and psoriasis. In addition, there is more evidence suggested it’s role in preventing cancers.

Throughout life you should always try to get most f the nutrients you need out of food in a well balanced diet, but as we get busier and aging doesn’t cease, that may not be as easy as it once was. For these reasons, I would suggest supplementing Vitamin D into your daily intake of vitamins to address the potential deficiencies discussed above.

I recommend reviewing this site to find the best brand that is convenient for you to purchase and fits within your budget. https://labdoor.com/rankings/vitamin-d?gclid=CjwKEAjw387JBRDPtJePvOej8kASJADkV9TLLY_Uh-EIlYEeIFZmuO0uE9cxZ6Uy7YyYpmt88BkdRxoCXhnw_wcB

Yours in health and fitness,

Steve Jordan

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Office Stretch and Workout

No Excuses! The Office Exercise Plan 

Let’s face it, your office doesn’t seem to be the most ideal place to get a workout in or to accomplish a quick program to keep your mind and body tuned up. That’s a limited way of thinking that will
and is holding you back from having optimal health and fitness.

The truth of the matter is that is that it doesn’t take a gym, an aerobics studio or another fitness focused location to keep you on track. It really boils down to the repetitions you get throughout your day, week, month and year that will ultimately create the results you desire.

I’ve created 7 of my favorite office exercises that will invigorate not only your body, but your mind. These exercises focus on areas that become tight and weak due to the seated position. “Sitting is the new smoking” is the new phrase being talked about among health professionals. These simple, but effective exercises will help you combat the challenges of sitting like lower back or shoulder pain, poor circulation, low energy, lack of focus and motivation. Creating a daily routine will ensure your success. So the prescription is to perform these 7 exercises twice everyday you are in the office, NO EXCUSES!

Click this link below Office Stretch and Workout for the complete workout with tips on preparation and movement for optimal benefits.

Office Stretch and Workout

Keep moving!

Steve Jordan

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Settle For More

“This is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.” Kurt Hahn

When you hear the word “settle” doesn’t it make you want to shrink in your seat or want to crawl up in a ball? I know it did for me until I started using this word with a different context. Rather than using the word settling with the meaning of with less or average, use “settle” with an empowering and positive meaning by  adding two words on the end of it. “Settle For More“. Say it again out loud, “Settle For More“. It sounds good doesn’t it! Sure it does. That’s because it is good and if you want more in your life, more in your health and more in your fitness, than this simple solution of rearranging words will have a massive impact in your life.

Listen up, you are outstanding! That’s right, you! But you have to believe you are. There is more in you than you know my friend. And the very fact that you are reading this blog post is a testament to your unwillingness to settle for less. You see growth is one of the 6 basic human needs according to Tony Robbins. Tony says, “If you are not growing, you’re are dying.”

And too often I experience the client who has the settle of less mentality, but hey that’s why am in business, to change peoples lives from the inside out. And I do a damn good job of it.  My star client’s have clear and concise goals with realistic outcomes, but they too get stuck in a mind set of settling for less just your or I. I’ve never met anyone who didn’t. I’m a keen listener to certain words that tip me off and give me a clear picture whether or not someone is Settling For More. The words that I listen for give me clues and an opening to coach. Words like “try”, “I’m not” or “I can’t” are some of the more common words or phrases I hear. If you’re someone who is not settling for less than I am sure you are using these disempowering words too.

Two solutions I use with my clients and that you should too if you want to Settle For More:

  1. Change your language. Changing your language is one the easiest and most effective ways to Settle For More. The language we use daily can move you towards or away from your goals. Pay attention to the words you use, especially words like “I can’t, I’m not or try”. Change these words to “I can, I am or I do”. This simple strategy of changing your words will help you towards your goals.
  2. Write down your goals without a filter. What if you had no limits as to what you could achieve or how much you could grow. Imagine that a “Genie” granted you 5 minutes to wish for anything that you could think of. Set your timer on your phone or clock for 5 minutes and start writing these goals and visions down in a notebook or on a clean piece of paper. Write fast and don’t get caught up in analyzing or filtering them. Remember you can have or be anything you can think of.

After the 5 minutes is up please finish your last thought and put the pencil or pen down. Put this notebook or paper away until the next morning. Don’t look at it. Don’t peak at it. You can think about what you wrote, but don’t look at it. The next morning wake up and read those goals or desires out loud. Hear yourself saying what you wrote down. Envision yourself being what you wrote down. Take it all in. Keep an open mind. Don’t try and figure out how you’re going to get there. That’s not the purpose of this exercise. Put the notebook away. And repeat this process of reading these notes out loud every morning for the next 21 days.

At the end of the 21 days let me know if you’ve gotten closer to achieving these goals. If you’re goal was to be a millionaire and you only had $10 in your bank account, the chances are that you’re not going to be close to your goal. However, I would bet that you’ve thought up a few ways that can lead you towards being a millionaire or you’ve already implemented that plan. And if you did, I applaud you for taking massive action to Settle For More. And if you didn’t, that’s ok too. This exercise is not a magic bullet to get you on the fast track towards more. It is however, an exercise to get your language and dreams in alignment for you to maximize your potential.

I’m a big believer in the power of peer influence. Hmmm maybe that’s my next blog post. Well either way, I believe that you should read, listen to, watch and mimic others who are doing what you want to be doing. I recommend reading Settle For More  https://www.amazon.com/Settle-More-Megyn-Kelly/dp/0062494600 Meghan Kelly, the Anchor of the number one news show on cable, The Kelly File, Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly writes her much anticipated book called , a revealing and surprising memoir detailing her rise as one of the most respected journalists working today. From the values and lessons that have shaped her career, to her time at the center of the chaotic 2016 Republican presidential primary, this book offers an inside look at an uncompromising woman’s journey to the top of the news business.

Settle For More my friends because your worth and you deserve it!

Steve Jordan, Trainer To The Stars

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Embrace Change

Embrace change

I was reading an article about change in Business Insider about one of my mentors, Sir Richard Branson who owns the iconic brand Virgin. This article and his quote inspired me to write about the importance for embracing change to have success in life. Here’s what Branson had to say about embracing change, “Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change. A company that stands still will soon be forgotten. Trying to provoke positive change is a principle we’ve embedded across the Virgin family for more than four decades.”

To me embracing change in life, health and fitness is essential to growing as an individual and being a better person than who you were yesterday.  Change is not easy or natural. If change was easy then all the New Years resolutions to lose weight, drink less and have more fun would be simple to keep. Too often we  slip back into our old habits and comfort zones. Playing it safe and living beneath or ideal standards is more comfortable since we avoid fear and it allows us to live  without facing things that could potential hurt us or build us up.

1. Embrace Change To Grow

Without embracing change, we sometimes go through life without ever living up to our full potential our allowing ourselves to express who we really are. In order to grow you have to embrace change as an inevitable part of life, no matter how happy you are today, you have to embrace the change that is bound to happen with our without your approval. “The only thing constant is change.” Embracing change is key to your success and happiness.

2. Be Aware of Negative Habits 

Fear or pleasure are the two primary reasons we do or don’t do anything. Sometimes we change because we are attempting to rid negative habits or people from our lives because we have a fear that something bad may happen if we don’t decide to do make this change. The sooner you become aware that change is going to happen and become open to accepting it in your life sooner, the better off you will be. Are there things that you recognize as non-beneficial but you feel stuck in those actions? Think about your life and how you are progressing. Are things moving you away or toward your goals.

3. Make Change A Must Before It Makes You A Bust 

It’s always better to initiate change ourselves using free will than to let our life progress to a point when change affects you in a negative way. When you are consciously aware of change, it is much easier and has longer lasting effects.  Improve your standards, be fearless and have courage to step into new territory that will free you. One of my favorite books that I still read once in a while is by Dr Seuss “Oh The Places You’ll Go”. This book is a children’s book, but it’s appropriate for anyone to read if you’re having challenges embracing change.

One of my favorite books
Your attitude toward life is affected by your ability to embrace change. If change happens to you, rather than you influencing that change, you are much more likely to feel like you are being dragged through life. Embrace change with a calm and relaxed mind. Know where you are going and what you are setting out to accomplish.

4. You’re Not Alone 

Everyone has fears, insecurities and doubts that stop us from doing or being better. This uncertainty and fear is normal. It’s actually helpful. But what you have to do is learn to embrace it. There will never be a time where you are complete absent of these thoughts and emotions, you will just learn to manage these debilitating emotions and act in accordance anyway, regardless of whether you are scared shit less.

5. Get Over Yourself

Stop wallowing in self-pity and start doing something about what is eating you. It can act as a word of caution to someone who is too absorbed in his own self and fails to look beyond that limited perspective. I think it relates to an inflated sense of self-importance, whether positive or negative. It is counterproductive to change and it will keep you from ever moving forward. Never blame your surroundings for misfortune. Instead be grateful for all that you have now. Stay focused and set your sights higher standards for yourself. Strive to achieve greatness by surrounding yourself around greatness.  And stay focused because you will find that embracing change becomes easier and easier like doing a crunch becomes easier and easier with each passing day.

Wherever you are in life,or in your health and fitness take stock in the value that the journey. It takes time, dedication, persistence and consistency to accomplish anything worth having and holding onto.

Embrace change and change will embrace you.

Steve Jordan, Trainer To The Stars

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