Is Life Over After 40?

I was obese, inactive, and a smoker. I turned my life around at 40.

How Do I Lose Weight?

After trying everything, I found out how to easily lose weight. It’s a lot easier and simpler than you may think.

How To Be Happy

It’s quite amazing how many things simply fall into place when you focus on just being happy.
The red Fitbit Flex

It All Started With A Fitbit

This small electric device provided the motivation I needed to turn my life around.

This blog is about me turning 40, but it can help people of all ages. I was an inactive, obese, smoker. I had chronic foot pain, it hurt to stand on my own feet. I had excruciating gout flair ups and thumb joint pain where I couldn’t even write. I felt old. I decided to turn my life around, get active, and adopt a Paleo diet. The results were astonishing.

Nutrition and fitness motivation and support for all ages. This site focuses on practical and sustainable applications of diet and health for life.


80% of weight loss is diet. Using Paleo as a template, I started eating clean and lost weight quickly and easily. See my free ebook.


The best exercise routine is the one you stick with. You don’t have to go beat the piss out of yourself 5-6 times a week, just start with a walk.

Stress Management

Start with sleep, NOTHING works without adequate sleep. You will not lose weight. 8 hours ideal. Reduce stress where possible and careful not to overtrain your body.

You can achieve the following states of feeling great.


What’s the meaning of life? It’s happiness. You have got to do things for yourself. Let’s explore 10 simple things you can do to increase your happiness. Happiness is the goal, here are some easy tactics to reach your goal.

High Energy

100% of losing weight and feeling great is what you eat, adequate sleep and some exercise. You gotta get these three things in line. Don’t be intimidated – for exercise, just get a Fitbit and try to reach the daily step goals. It worked for me.

Kicking Habits

You CAN kick the addiction that holds you back. I quit smoking, gave up beer, started eating clean, and am never looking back. I will share my experience and resources that helped me. See what I accomplished in a year.

These documents are where I got my start and changed my life

One night, I downloaded these documents on the Paleo diet.  A few months later, I had really good results. 35 lbs in just a few short months (down 50 lbs now). 
Robb Wolf Paleo Documents

High level view of my »Paleo Diet


Eat These

  • Grass fed meat
  • Wild caught fish
  • Avocados
  • Eggs
  • Bacon (natural uncured)
  • Coconut oil
  • Olive oil

Don't Eat These:

  • Grains /cereals
  • Breads
  • Peanuts
  • Soy
  • Refined sugars
  • Seed / vegetable (refined) oils

And I Still Drink Coffee

I have not kicked the caffeine, but I am not convinced the 2 cups I have a day are too bad. It makes me happy. 8 cups would definitely be bad.