Morning Rituals

February 15, 2017

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It is so important to have a few rituals in the morning . That will set you up for a good day.

I think a combination of mind and body rituals is ideal .

So let’s talk about the mind ritual . Wake up with a nice song , then do your toilet necessities and try to do a 20 minute meditation or breath work .

It is so important to look after your mind early in the morning ! That will calm you , help to centre yourself and above all relax you . There is nothing like starting your day on the right foot !

So let’s talk about the body ritual . I recommend you drink at least 500ml of filtered water as soon as you wake up . That will help your body cleanse itself and not to mention to start the day with great hydration !

So let’s start both tomorrow

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

Re Checking

February 9, 2017

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So I believe that by now, most of your New Year’s resolutions are gone.

Or for some people , I mean the minority, things are kicking in and lots of changes are happening.

So why do just the minority keep up with things?

To be committed to something, has nothing to do with time, determination , focus and so on. It has more to do with being in tune with what matters.

Most people choose crazy targets based on social pressures, ego trips and shallow concepts.

The people that choose real targets are in contact with who they are. They know what needs to be done, and they go there and do it. No fear or over-thinking at all. Just action.

So the question is, how do you get to that point?

I would say patience is a must here. It takes time.

Secondly I would say, meditate everyday ! That will calm your ego and bring your real self to the surface.

Thirdly, believe in the unknown. Stop controlling the outcome of everything and all situations and trust life.

Fourth, be simple. Be direct, wish less and stick to the necessary.

Got it?

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

Be Realistic

February 1, 2017

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When starting your fitness journey or re-assessing your targets it is important to be realistic.

When I say that, I mean have both feet on the ground.

Sometimes, I am approached by clients with amazing targets, things that challenge them, things that in my opinion will make them grow, but sometimes I am faced by clients with unrealistic targets.

Let me break down what I consider unrealistic :

1) A target that defies your genetic qualities.
2) A target that in based on a minimalistic deadline
3) A target that feels more like a punishment, not a target
4) A target based in anger, frustration, lack of motivation
5) A target that is linked to too many other targets
6) A target that lacks beginning and end periods
7) A target that is not based in self love

One of my roles as a trainer is to sit down with clients that are in those situations. In most cases the solution is to delete everything and start fresh, basing the client’s targets on realistic goals, with deadlines, and above all based on self-love and a respect for genetic factors.

I highly recommend you to check your own targets and above all to check if they are based on love and not on self-hatred.

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

Responsibility

January 18, 2017

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Responsibility is a great and HUGE point to take into consideration in the getting healthier journey.

In my opinion, that is the actual point that most people lack, and that is what creates unhealthy bodies, societies and even our planet.

Think about it.

If you own your problems, self reflect and act, you will be taking responsibility.

Some people avoid it to death, and sometimes until they die.

Global warming, obesity, political issues , they are all caused by the same factor.

To be healthy is not only about losing weight and doing a bootcamp.

I am sure you have already realised it by now.

Health is a broader spectrum.

To be healthy you must be strong and face things that need to be changed from diet, work, social connection, career, you name it, the list goes on on……

I highly recommend you to do a list today about things that need to be changed.

That will be a huge step into getting healthier.

After you do your list add a solution for every single point.

Some of them might scare you and that’s ok.

Take a deep breath and be responsible !

Don’t forget to add social aspects to your list, from your community to people around you.

The list starts now !

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

Excuse Mode

January 18, 2017

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I think one day I will write a book about the thousand ways that people can create excuses to not exercise, eat well and achieve their targets.

I will name a few here, see if you can see yourself in there. If so, ask yourself WHY you are doing it, take a deep breath and ACT on your life instead of doing nothing :

1) I am busy

2) My girlfriend / boyfriend / partner forced me to eat it

3) I have a lot of business lunches

4) My mates forced me to drink alcohol or smoke

5) I am too old

6) I felt tired so I had to eat it

7) I was on holidays

8) I ate just a bit of it

9) I need a cheat day

10) Life is about moderation so …

11) It is a family tradition

12) I decided to not train when I was in bed

13) I had a late night so I couldn’t train

14) Everyone is doing it so I did it also

15) I was feeling bored and down so I ate it

And many more !

As you can see they are all very childish and irresponsible.

Stand up, take control of your life and DO IT !

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

The M Factor

January 12, 2017

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Here is one of the most important factors in fitness. I see people missing this point over and over.

Most people, when they think of fitness, think, harder, more, more and push harder.

This way of training is not the right way.

The right way is based in MODERATION.

Moderation will change from person to person. What is important is to self access and check a few points.

You will know that you overdoing it if :

1) You always feel tired
2) Irritable
3) Lack of motivation for things that before were considered passions
4) Feel like sleeping the whole time
5) Body aching all the time
6) No fitness results
7) No weight loss

Interesting huh?

So are you being moderate or not?

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

Honesty Factor

December 28, 2016

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A lot has to be said about the title of this blog entry.

And I can’t emphasise enough the importance of honesty in health.

Honesty is about fully expressing yourself in any moment. I am talking here about acting with your essence and not with your ego’s needs and pressures.

An example applied to health is alcohol intake. Most of my clients complain that they end up drinking due to social pressure.

I teach them to be themselves and to say NO to those kind of pressures. People will love them even more when they say NO.

It is an interesting business the honesty one. I personally try to follow it a lot. I don’t socialise with people that are not my mob and I really don’t care what others might think.

It is kind of liberating to put yourself out there and say NO to anything that brings you down or takes you on a negative pathway.

I highly encourage you to make a list of things that let you down and change them.

It is hard in the beginning but with time you will feel amazing. Trust me.

As I said in a whole chapter of my book The Rawfit Diet, remove negative people out of your life !

Toxic people don’t add anything to your life.

Give your time to people that love you and respect you.

Ask yourself from time to time : “Can I fully express myself here or with this person”.

If not, DELETE it.

If so add more of it !

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

Rawfit Book In Chinese

December 22, 2016

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I am very excited to announce that my book The Rawfit Diet is now available in Chinese.

The idea of having the book in Chinese is to help all my clients from China who have been asking me for years to have the book in their mother tongue.

I was born in Brazil so it was a no-brainer to go ahead with that.

The book will be reaching a big audience now, so I can’t wait to help more and more people and make this planet a healthier one!

The book is available in several platforms:

Apple iTunes
Google Play
Kindle / Amazon

To make it easier you can also get the book via www.rawfit.com.au

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au

7 Thousand Calories

December 22, 2016

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Can you believe that the average person “can” eat up to 7 thousand calories on Christmas Day?

I always say to my clients to be careful during celebrations but I think at Christmas the damage is taken to the next level !

If you think that the whole concept of Christmas was based on the celebration of life why would any person do something that extreme that at the end of the day takes away from that?

I question the behaviour big time!

An average person should not even be eating 3 thousand calories, let alone more than double that!

Jesus ! Literally !

My recommendation to you is to eat in moderation only foods that add quality to your life!

Think about what Christmas is and work on that !

And avoid that dessert that your mum or friend does so well !

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au .

Superfoods On A Budget

December 15, 2016

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I know superfoods are expensive. Not everyone can afford them.

The thing is, the more people buy them, the prices will go down. I remember when I used to buy Spirulina 20 years ago it used to cost as much as gold ! Now I can buy it at any supermarket, so it is important to keep buying those foods.

In the meantime, here is a little antioxidant recipe of superfoods on a budget !

I would recommend you have a powerful elixir at lunch time only:

Mix the following ingredients :

Juice of 3 lemons
5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
3 shakes of cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons of Tumeric Powder
3 shakes of ground black pepper

Then add enough water to fill the whole glass.

This will help your body big time !

If you want to keep it simpler just have the lemon juice, cayenne pepper and Tumeric.

For more tips, recipes, and exercises please get my book The Rawfit Diet and my application a Million Workouts by Rawfit via my website www.rawfit.com.au .