I'm the Anti-Diet guy.
I insist on enjoying my food.
I've built a meal plan & lifestyle that feels more like FREEDOM even while I watch, count & measure what I'm putting in my body.
If it's not fun and enJOYable I'm not doing it.
I will teach you how I lost 55 lbs and got in incredible shape in less than 5 months.
THAT GETS YOU IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE MENTALLY, PHYSICALLY & SPIRITUALLY!
THE PRACTICE IS A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO HEALTH, VITALITY, & WEIGHT LOSS THAT COMBINES:
DAILY MINDSET TRAINING
MEAL PLAN COACHING
EASEFUL FITNESS COACHING
A WHOLE NEW YOU.
ALL BY THE NEW YEAR.
What Does A MINDSET Practice Have to Do With Health & Weight Loss?
It ALL starts in the mind.
With a student in 2007
In 2007 I was 45 and in the best shape of my life. I was a (200 RYT) Registered Yoga Teacher, vegan, practicing Ashtanga & Hatha daily and teaching in the Caribbean. Within 3 years, after decades as a competitive athlete and yogi suddenly I began stuffing my emotions. Comfort food and unconsciousness were my "drug of choice". There were things I just didn't want to feel. I numbed out with anything and everything. My only criteria was "does it taste good and how much can I have?" Within 3 years my body grew out of proportion, steadily gaining up to 60 pounds. As my waistline grew I stopped going out because I didn't have any clothes that fit. I started wearing sweatpants all the time. As my confidence plummeted I began isolating, staying home and...eating as much as I wanted: ice cream, gelato, pasta, buttered bread, sausages, macaroni & cheese, rice & beans, Brickoven pizza, Chicago style pizza, New York pizza, Dominoes pizza. Basically, any kind of pizza ;-) OK, I really like pizza. Little by little the pounds added up until I no longer recognized my own face in the mirror.
. I tried a lot of crash diets that sometimes worked...for about 6 weeks. I did the 4-Hour Body, Atkins, Master Cleanse fasts where I ate no solid food for 6-10 days at a time, and Keto. I always lost a bunch of weight really quickly but regained it just as fast. The rebound gain was always worse.
By 2018 I was up to 217 lbs. and my blood pressure was in a danger zone. My food choices and lifestyle were causing painful inflammation in every part of my body. I was tired ALL the time, but I never slept through the night. Just getting moving in the morning was painful. I couldn't bend down to pick things up. Simple things that I always took for granted - like tying my own shoe laces - became painful. I would drive 2 blocks so I didn't have to break into a sweat walking.
In November 2018 I passed out in a restaurant after dinner. As the ambulance rushed me to the ER I thought I had died. I was lucid but not connected to my body, and very disappointed to have died so young. Fortunately I wasn't dead. I'd "only" suffered a blood pressure complication and passed out. I told myself, "well, this is what happens when you get old." But I was only 56 years old! I thought I was too young to get old! I was very grateful for the wake-up call. So I began asking questions:
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE FOR ME TO REGAIN MY HEALTH, VIGOR & VITALITY?
I WONDER IF I CAN REVERSE MY OWN AGING PROCESS?
WHAT IS ALL THIS WEIGHT ABOUT, ANYWAY?
I realized it was my MIND that was blocking me from getting a handle on things.
I saw how my body was just a metaphor for all the things I didn't want to feel and deal with.
When I looked at my body I saw a mirror for all my choices.
I carried within the weight of everything I was stuffing inside, all the resentments and hurts I was harboring.
Clinging to toxic stories and emotions kept me snagged on the past and they were accumulating around my belly, squeezing my arteries and organs. I was inflamed with old junk that wasn't even serving me. I realized I was unconsciously choosing to be sick and it was more than robbing me of my vitality & joy: it was killing me.
On my birthday January 21, 1962 I had one last "treat" meal.
Then I made my decision to change my life.
I took a marker and wrote in giant letters on my bedroom door:
I AM HEALTHY, FIT & TONED
AND GETTING YOUNGER EVERY DAY.
I repeated it first thing every morning and last thing before bed each night.
I felt it to be true, just for a split second.
Then I started taking concrete steps be in alignment with that by making intelligent, deliberate choices about what to feed my body.
I turned my lifestyle into my hobby.
In the first 3 months I dropped 27 lbs.
The inflammation dissipated and I became pain free.
I started jogging every other day and doing light yoga again.
Within 5 months I'd dropped 45.
By the 7th month I'd lost a total of 60 lbs.
I lost 7 inches off my waistline.
My blood pressure fell to a perfect 120/77.
My vision became manifest.
And here's the fun part:
IT WASN'T HARD. NOT ONE BIT.
IT WAS EASY & FUN!
I didn't starve or deprive myself.
I simply taught myself how to feed my body in a way that respected it.
I became super-mindful about what I put in my body.
Today I eat like a king, including dessert and delicious snacks every day.
Do you want to learn how I did it?
I CAN TEACH YOU!
THE MAGIC OF MORNING MINDSET WORK
THE ANCIENTS BELIEVED THAT EVERYTHING IS MEDICINE.
FOOD IS MEDICINE.
THOUGHTS ARE MEDICINE.
SOUND IS MEDICINE.
VISION IS MEDICINE.
Everything we imbibe with our senses is medicine that either contributes to the health of all systems or the dis-ease of all systems.
What we listen to, what we pay attention to, the conversations we carry, the things we focus on, the company we keep,
the relationships we choose to be in,
everything we take into our minds and bodies becomes the sum of who we are.
It takes the form of our physical bodies, our health, our neurochemistry,
and finds life in the way we talk to ourselves.
Our inner dialogue is a reflection of the medicine we've chosen to feed our minds and bodies.
The decision to regain health, wellness and physical vitality is one that takes root in the mindset.
What is MINDSET?
Mindset is the term used to describe the mind that becomes set in a state. That state is fixed when it's felt in the body. The mind can be trained by the body and the body can train the mind. The best mindset practice begins in the morning and attunes the mind and body. They become so much more powerful at creating an optimistic day.
The path to health, vitality & healthy weight loss is through this cross training of mind and body.
Research has proven that a dedicated early morning mindset routine is one of the most important predictors of success. Many highly successful people credit their morning practice as a key contributer to their success.
Furthermore, scientists have proven that meditating just 20 minutes a day for as little as 6 weeks produces positive changes in brain chemistry.
IMAGINE WHO YOU COULD BE IF YOU PREPARED YOUR MIND BEFORE SHOWING UP IN THE WORLD EACH DAY!
IMAGINE MOVING IN ALIGNMENT WITH THIS VISION SO THAT YOUR CHOICES AROUND FOOD, FITNESS, RELATIONSHIPS, AND YOUR ENVIORNMENT RESONATE WITH YOUR HIGHEST VISION.
IMAGINE FEELING HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, FITTER AND AND MORE VIBRANT THAN YOU HAVE SINCE YOU WERE YOUNG!
If you want to begin creating your ideal self from the moment you wake up, this is for you. This practice helps you cultivate a high level of consciousness by selecting - and PRACTICING - your thoughts, feelings and goals before you leave the house each morning.
If you have a burning desire to step into a new way of being, or are seeking an alternative model to managing destructive thinking & behaviors, or just want to get in the habit of intentionally creating your best day every day, this practice will feed you for life.
A simple yet potent template has been designed for you, and...
I GUIDE YOU THROUGH IT EVERY STEP OF THE WAY.
The practice involves some guided mindset journaling, some basic breathing techniques, gratitude work and creative visualization.
No prior meditation practice is necessary.
Perfect for beginners - but -
if you have an existing practice this is the perfect way to deepen your life to a whole new level.
But There's EVEN MORE.
What if you could replace your current inner voice with a softer, kinder, more supportive narrative that opened you up to possibilities beyond what you can see right now?
Morning meditation and mindset planning is important, but what about that annoying voice clanging inside your head all day long? In addition to the morning practice, we supplement you with ongoing training in a new way to think and relate to your mind. You'll experience real freedom by practicing a new way of reacting to thoughts, feelings and perceptions.
Imagine mastering a new way of talking to yourself.
Learn a new technology to keep you in alignment with with appreciation, acknowledgement of the abundance and prosperity around you, and choosing your thoughts & feelings with intention.
This daily practice will help you master your thoughts and emotions with a few simple techniques.
If you are dedicated and cleave to it you will experience a beautiful new reality.
If you're interested in taking a life-changing deep-dive, drop me a line and inquire about the 30-Day Mastery Intensive!
If you want to get in shape for the holidays, lose weight, or just want daily support in breaking through your blocks and creating more joyful abundance than you've ever known before, sign up for The Practice and let's get started!
-Greg Liotta, MSW
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This practice was designed to be simple, easy to learn and time-efficient. The morning practice is a 12-week guided journey that requires only 10 minutes journaling plus a 10 minute guided meditation each morning. You'll master the practice within 6 weeks, and by the time we're done you'll have it in your bones for the rest of your life.
Includes: Daily morning practice 5 days a week + 3 full Consciousness Training sessions + daily supportive follow up + Morning Mindset Training Template.
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