The Comparison Game

The comparison game is a game you will always lose Note- This was first published here. This is an edited version Have you ever heard of this game? If not, this is how it usually goes. You’re flicking through a … Read More

Think Big Start Small

Combine think big with starting small to reach your goals Ever since I discovered deadlifting and fell in love with the movement, I’ve wanted to deadlift twice my bodyweight. Why? Because there is nothing more challenging the ripping heavy weight … Read More

My Grandfather

I was only 7 years old when my grandfather Ron Simmons died of prostate cancer. And in that time he taught me vital lessons that will stick with me until I meet him again.   Although my memories are hazy, … Read More

Do You Even Nap?

At a previous gym job, I was getting up at 4.15 am five days a week to open and was sleeping less than 7 hrs. per night. And before you say I should’ve gone to bed earlier; my bedtime was … Read More

Overcome The Resistance To Reach Your Goals

If procrastination were an Olympic sport, I’d be a perennial gold medalist. Even when I came out of the womb, I was probably putting something off. I’d be like ‘do I really have to be born today? Can’t we do … Read More

My Best Teacher

Do you know which ‘teacher’ I’m talking about? When you fall over as a child and bump, bruise, and tear skin from your bone, who do you run too? Your dad? He will tell you to buck it up and … Read More

Change Your Perspective (On Exercise)

Today you have a ton of information at your fingertips, thanks to Google and YouTube. So, knowing how to get and stay healthy shouldn’t be too hard, right?   However, the stats tell a different story. According to Marketdata Enterprises … Read More

3 Fitness Tips For Winter

Avoid winter weight gain by using these 3 tips Old man winter is slowing creeping up on us.   And I don’t know about you, but there’s not one thing I like about the cold. The wind, rain, ice, sheet, … Read More

Habits

At times your focus is everywhere (especially around the holidays) except on yourself. And you tend to let your good habits slip away a little bit. Having an extra serving of fries, an extra drink at the bar and totally … Read More

Exercise: It’s not all about you

My friend looked at me without my shirt on and suggested lifting a weight or two would save me from having a body of a child while being an adult. And that was all the encouragement I needed. I joined … Read More