Day 13: Remember Your Why

Right about now, a lot of people are running into a wall with their fitness and nutrition programs and It’s okay. In my time as a trainer I fully expected and prepared for it. The soreness is probably catching up to you and it’s becoming very tempting to stay in bed instead of going to…

Day 10: Everyday People

I’ve included a link to a short video based on today’s post that I made so check that out here. Basically, as we find ourselves 10 days into the New Year. I just want all of you to take some time to be sure that you’re doing things that apply to your actual life in…

Day 6: So far So Good

It’s day 6 of the New Year. I hope everyone is having success with their resolutions. I started my own program a few days early so I’m on day number 8. I just wanted to check in and share some of my own observations at this point and also answer a few questions I’ve received…

Basic Training 2020

I challenge you to take control of your life in 2020. I challenge you to go further, work harder, and strive higher than you ever have before. Don’t just want more, be more. Stop wasting time, stop lying to yourself, stop the BS. If you know you need to change, if you know you need…

Start Now

2020 is coming and some of you will use the new year as an opportunity to begin a weight loss program, career change, or some other self-help kickoff. Good for you. No seriously, you should be proud of yourself for having the courage and self-awareness to recognize you need a change. A lot of resolutions…

No Bullshit Strength

After 22 years of working out myself, using various tools and modalities and 12 years working as a professional strength and conditioning coach there is only 1 exercise I would recommend for those wanting the simplest most time effective workout: The Kettlebell Turkish Get-up. It’s a movement I both love and despise. I despise it…

Simplify for Health

In the previous article I talked about taking time to ask yourself some honest questions about your habits before beginning a new health and fitness program. Basically before you can fix what’s making you unhealthy you need to identify those unhealthy habits first. A lot of people smash headfirst into a new program on January…

Act Fit to be Fit

Do you want to get in shape? More importantly do you need to get in shape, drop a few pounds, slim down? You’re not alone. It’s that time of year once again, when many of us are thinking about next year’s goals and a healthier and stronger version of the person greeting us in the…

Let’s Begin

Let’s assume you’ve decided to get in shape. You’re tired of being sick and tired, fed up with feeling like crap all the time, you’re ready for change. Good, now what? Now is where many people start to stumble. What should I do? What diet should I follow? Should I start working out? These are…

A Coach’s Secret to Food

I probably don’t think about food as much as my clients think I do (now). I also look at food differently than most of my clients do and did. That’s a good thing because it means I have a much lower emotional attachment to food than most of my clients. My best piece of advice…