40% of what we do every day isn’t a decision — it’s a habit. Research from Duke University shows that If we can learn to control a few of our naughtier behaviors, we can change our lives. Easier said than done? According to Charles Duhigg’s, author of “The Power of Habit”, the secret to developing healthier and happier habits is: Do Less. “You don’t need to overhaul your […]

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Mojo Friends, According to Brendon Burchard, author of “The Motivation Manifesto”, wishing for motivation before you attempt something is a backward form of thinking. Motivation only comes after you have expended the effort and enjoyed positive consequences: “The way our brain works is that dopamine triggers feel good chemicals in our brain, so the motivation really doesn’t come until after […]

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Last week, a middle-aged female acquaintance shared with me a frustration with her growing middle. She said that she and her friend walked a couple times a week and were “still not losing any weight”. When I asked if she walked briskly, used purposeful arm movements and attained “slightly out of breath” conversations – I […]

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Calorie-wise the holiday temptations begin with Halloween and careen straight through January 1st. No need to stress about it, enjoy it! Know your numbers, do the work, and stay on track. You will be amazed at how much more rewarding, memorable and delicious the holiday season can be. The numbers: It takes 3,500 extra calories […]

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Mojo Friends, Remember when jamming all night with MJ and Prince was standard weekend fare? I’m happy to announce that the trend is back and here to stay – that is, if our medical community has anything to say about  it… According to a study led by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and published […]

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Mojo Friends, One of the best aspects of Mojo is our continual access to “hard to reach” muscle groups – especially our back. A weak back can be particularly aging, because it results in back fat, a thickening silhouette and more susceptibility to injury as we age. Because many of us aren’t use to accessing these […]

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Mojo Success story 🙂  Prior to Mojo, Maggie Youssef was ready to seek treatment for some nagging lower back pain. A physical therapist by trade, she thought she should first try strengthening her core to help relieve the pain, so she decided to give Mojo a shot.  She also added stretching before bed time. After only a few weeks, she is tickled to […]

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If you’ve ever cranked-up your workout only to be “dissed” by the scale, this is for you: The scale is not an effective way to measure your progress. Seeing a lower number on the scale always feels good, but lasting success is muscle accrued and inches lost. Since muscle weighs more than fat, it’s more […]

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Are you a yo-yo? As a former Navy soldier, being healthy and fit was a natural part Stephanie Max’s lifestyle. It was common to jump rope first thing in the morning and run with fellow soldiers after hours. When Stephanie’s Navy career ended, so did her accountability and she gained over 60lbs, “In the Navy […]

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A year ago, Barb Omrod reached out of her comfort zone and gave Mojo Fitness a try. Since joining us, she’s lost 8 pounds and became a lean machine. It didn’t happen overnight, here’s her story… “I was never athletic. I played the cello in high school and weighed 40 lbs more than I do […]

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