You Can’t Go Full Speed, Full Time

This is a super-short post on being mindful and taking it back a notch. Dan John talks about the 4 parts of life: work, rest, play, and pray. It made me think about the gym and where it falls for many of us. The important question is “Is training part […]

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To Weigh or not to Weigh?

To Weigh or Measure Choosing whether to use a scale, the measuring tape, or some other method should be an easy decision when deciding to measure progress. There are a large number of people with physique or “feel good” goals that are feeling down about their journey because they don’t […]

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Fitness Posts and Podcasts – Jan 8

One Week Down You made it through the first full week of 2018! You should be working, but you know it’s Monday morning and you’d much rather find out which fitness posts and podcasts you missed from the last week. Well, here we are, to provide the distraction and make […]

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Failure is a Conductor

It’s not whether you fail, it’s how you fail When I was teaching computer programming, I used to write on the board “Failure is an option.” It was an unpopular position to take, preaching reality to high school kids whose biggest failures are first world failures. I was teaching some […]

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The Journey on a Weight Loss Program

Most trainers around the world work with clients every day looking for one thing: weight loss. While my starting point wasn’t exactly one that required me to drop weight, I wanted to drop some bodyfat and cut some weight while maintaining the majority of my strength. Diet is the #1 […]

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Manage Your Expectations

What are your expectations? Your expectations could be the cause of your failures. Hear me out on this. How many times have you had the expectation that everything would go perfectly as planned? How many times have you seen the cup as not just half full or even full, but […]

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Life is Stress

If you live, you have stress Unless you’re one of the fortunate people that wakes up everyday with no worries about making money, paying bills, providing food, or having a place to live, you have stress. Stress is natural in our every day lives. Work is stress. Family obligations are […]

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We took 7 days off…

And the most amazing thing happened! I’m sure you’ve experienced this as just a part of life, but for Erin and I, we’ve always looked for ways to workout, to get in a few gym sessions, or to rack up some miles running. This vacation, we didn’t find a gym, […]

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