5 Lessons I Learned From Coaching My Sons

Coaching Son’s Is One Of The Hardest Roles For A Dad Being a father to two teenage boys means you take on many roles like role model, caregiver, servant, and plumber. Plumber you ask. I’ve had to unblock a few … Read More

Coaching Boundaries

When does personal training become too personal and crosses boundaries? There are boundaries that are seen and unseen. Obvious ones are the boundaries on the sporting field when the ball is out, or the play is dead. Not so obvious … Read More

3 Signs You Need A Coach

Admitting you need a coach is difficult, Here are 3 signs that will make the decision easier. Ever heard the saying ‘A lawyer who represents themselves has an idiot for a client?’ They have the expertise and it saves them … Read More

What Is Personal Training?

And what personal training isn’t Admitting you need help with something you can do yourself, like exercise is difficult. You’ve either tried and failed beforehand, facing a lot of obstacles or you’re overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. Or … Read More

Client Spotlight- Consistency

Note- Her name is changed to protect her identity. You could have the best training program in the world, hire the best coaches or you could throw a bunch of money at your health but none of this matters if … Read More

What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

Can you keep a secret? I can’t, I’m lousy at it. My loose lips have sunk many a friendship. Read on because I’m at it again. There are health professionals out there in cyberspace who claim to have secret methods … Read More

Screwing up

I remember my first personal training client like it was yesterday. Yes, time does fly when you’re a middle-aged coach who has spent too much time in gyms watching people admire themselves. And before you even ask, I never looked … Read More

The other side of coaching

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  You see them on TV. You see them in the gym and you see them at ball games. Coaches, they’ve got it made, right? They’re strutting along the sideline … Read More

How to start in the gym

I’ve been training consistently for over 15 years which makes me ancient in the gym years. I’m so old I remember when there were no TV’s on treadmills and the internet came through the phone line. I can smell a … Read More

Why you need a coach

It was the middle of July in the sweltering, unforgiving Texas heat and my football coach was making the team run 200 meter sprint repeats at the END of practice. As you can imagine, we were all thrilled and no … Read More