How’s Your State of Mental Health?

Ready for your mental health check in? I’m taking a break from my regular programming to talk about your state of mental health. By the way, how is it?  Mine fluctuates from day to day, hour to hour, and sometimes … Read More

The Struggle Is Real

Being a fitness professional doesn’t mean the struggle is real in staying healthy and fit. Between COVID, the rising cost of living, the war in Ukraine, and school shootings, there are a lot of things at play and a few … Read More

3 Summer Vacation Training

Train while on vacation to help enjoy your treats guilt-free 😊 Are you the type of person who enjoys exercise even while on vacation? Answer this before you go any further.  If you answered yes, great read on but if … Read More

The Art Of Showing Up

 Showing up is the battle When my clients walk in the gym door and say something to the effect of “I don’t know how much I’m going to do today because of….” Then I remind them of this fact. Did … Read More

Exercising When You’re Stressed Out

The last month or so has been rough and expensive and I’ve been constantly stressed out, waiting for the other shoes to drop. Dishwasher broke. Replaced it. The septic tank went out not once but twice. My wife’s car’s widescreen … Read More

The Comparison Game Part II

Almost two years ago, I wrote the comparison game at the height of COVID 19 because I was sick and tired of clients downplaying their achievements. When someone does their best, breaks a PR, or gets a new promotion, they’re … Read More

Exercise For The Stay-At-Home-Parent

Being a stay-at-home parent is the toughest and most rewarding job there is. But it is a job all the same. The hours are not 9-5 more like 24/7 and this makes a lot of things tough including exercise. You … Read More

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

One Size Doesn’t Fit All When It Comes To Exercise Always. All.  Never. Everyone. Everybody. These words suggest there is no exception as it is one way or the other. This and words like it don’t have much of a … Read More

Choose Your Hard

During church, my Pastor used the following passage in a sermon which got me thinking. It’s entitled choose your hard. “Marriage is hard. Divorce is hard. Choose your hard. Obesity is hard, Being fit is hard. Choose your hard. Being … Read More

Meet In The Middle

This was originally posted here. This is an edited version. Remember when you used to meet up with a friend and you would meet in the middle? They didn’t want to go all the way over to your house and … Read More