Built Not Born

Helping you feel great, have the body you want, and joy in your life.

Lifelong health

I am on a journey to help people be healthy for life by highlighting the good advice in the health and fitness space. I started reading fitness magazines in high school and as I learned and helped others I have been shocked at the amount of bad information that is spread. I’m tired of people making decisions based on what influencers recommend. It’s time for things to change.

Take control

The only way you’re going to get to where you want to go is if you take control. No one is going to take you there without you doing the work. It has to be you. My goal is to help highlight ways for you to get there and provide some encouragement but YOU have to be the one taking action. Where you are today is the result of the actions you’ve made up to this point in your life. Where you end up tomorrow depends on what you do today.

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Recent Posts

Comparison isn’t the thief of joy

Comparison to others is the thief of joy. Comparison to your past self however, is the single best way to measure progress. As long as you’re focused on being better today than you were yesterday, last week, and last month, you’ll be on track to improve and get better. Not better than some random person

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Feeling Hungry Doesn’t Mean You Need to Eat

There’s a hormone called ghrelin that increases your appetite when your body is needing (it feels like it needs) food. It makes you feel hungry when your body says you need to eat again. However, your body has evolved to want to store calories for hard times and prefers to never use the stored energy

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New year – renewed focus

Every 3 months I take some time to zoom out and check-in with myself. This helps me make adjustments to the things I’m focusing on to make sure I’m on track with where I want to be. Hopefully, you find some of these useful in staying on track with your goals and keeping what’s most

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