Press & Publications

Welcome to The Art of Fitness & Life where the mission is to inspire 1,000,000 people to get fit and healthy while changing the world. This will happen by helping them integrate health & wellness into their ideal lifestyle by 2027 without having to use tricks or lose their identity through the process.


Press & Publications

Below are some of the various press and publications that I’ve had the opportunity to work with through writing, speaking, tv and interviews.

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Inc. Magazine

How to Design an Employee Wellness Program on a Small-Business Budget – March 2017

Author page with the rest of my columns — Started February 2017

Entrepreneur Magazine

5 Personal Habits That Sabotage Entrepreneurs’ Fitness Goals — June 2016

3 Essentials for Building a Fit Plan Right for Entrepreneurs — August 2016

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Reach Your Fitness or Business Goals — August 2016

4 Must-Have Personal Characteristics to Succeed in Business and Health — October 2016

6 Ways to Maintain Your Fitness When You’re Super Busy — January 2017

3 Powerful Tips to Improve Your Emotional and Mental Fitness — February 2017

The No. 1 Reason You’re Falling Short With Your Health and Business Goals — March 2017

Success Magazine

5 Evening Habits That Will Prepare You for a Day of Success September 2016

5 Happiness Habits of Successful People — October 2016

5 Things Successful People Don’t Do — March 2017

4 Ways To Banish Food Guilt For Good — October 2014

7 Tips To Rekindle Your Fitness Relationship — April 2015

6 Mistakes Keeping You From Your Fitness Goals — August 2015

Is Your “Food Personality” Secretly Sabotaging Your Fat Loss? — June 2016

6 Lessons Dr. Seuss Can Teach You About Fitness — December 2016

Nashville Business Journal (NBJ)

Kicking Off a New Wellness Program? Here are 5 Steps to Get You Started — January 2017


Fitness 101: The 8 Core Principles to Start Strength Training — May 2015

5 Proven Ways To Lose Weight — July 2015

5 Helpful and Unique Tips For People Who Want To Improve Their Sleep — July 2015

3 Simple Areas of Life Ruining Your Fitness (And What You Can Do About It) — November 2015

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Health — April 2016

4 (Counter-Productive) Healthy Habits That Are Preventing You From Long-Term Weight Loss — December 2016

Man Vs. Debt

Julian’s Success Story: How Going $42,000 in Debt was the Greatest Decision I’ve Ever Made — March 2014

The Good Men Project

Why You Should Stop Waiting and Take a Chance — July 2015

6 Reasons Guys Should Make Strength Training A Priority — May 2016

5 Lessons Learning How to Salsa Dance Taught Me About Being a Better Man — October 2016

Four Ways Meditating for Just 10 Minutes Made a Day Made Me a Better Man — October 2016

3 Questions to Help You Forge Your Own Path in Life and Not Follow Someone Else’s — December 2016

Elite Daily

5 Tips To Stop Stress Eating And Improve Your Life In The Process April 2015

Uncomplicated: The Only 4 Principles You Need To Lead A Healthy Life — September 2015

The Change Blog

Rough Moments in Life: 5 Powerful Mantras to Focus On — August 2016


8 Simple Ways to Stop Complicating Fat Loss —February 2014

Starting Today, Stop These 6 Things to Become the Best Version of Yourself — March 2014

18 Basic Rules To Lead A Fulfilling Life — March 2014

How To Make Exercise A Permanent Habit While Living A Life You Love — March 2014

14 Important Reasons to Exercise Regularly You Probably Don’t Know —March 2014

11 Simple Ways To Create Your Own Happiness — April 2014

10 Common Excuses That Lead You Nowhere To Success — April 2014

7 Important, But Often Overlooked Tips For Working Out — May 2014

10 (Lame) Fitness Rules You Need to Quit Being Seduced By — June 2014

Quit Food Cravings And Gain Control Of Your Life In 9 Easy Steps — June 2014

If You Are Affected Emotionally By The World Around You, Read This — July 2014

The Simplest Ways To Look Good Without Changing Your Appearance — August 2014

7 Ways Your Weight Plays Dirty Tricks On You — September 2014

8 Types of Attitude Most People Believe Are Essential to Staying Fit — December 2014

7 Simple Actions Practiced Daily By People Who Love Themselves — March 2015

7 (Surprising) Actions to Take For Guaranteed Fat Loss — September 2015


News Channel 5 Talk of the Town (Nashville’s #1 midday show): “Body Architect” Developing Healthy Habits – Story – WTVF — June 2016


Julian Hayes II Explains the Art of Success Through Fitness — Business Innovators Magazine

Millennials Making A Difference: Julian Hayes — The Wilson Post


The Fit Entrepreneur — Nashville Entrepreneur Center (June 2016)