Now, this is not a coaching plug for my services because this is not about me but you the reader. However, if you want to know about my services you can contact me here. This is for if or when … 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
Why Outback Performance?
Gyms are a dime a dozen. During my time as a personal trainer, I’ve worked in my fair share. Personal trainers see gyms a little differently because it’s a unique workplace but also a place to ‘workout.’ I’m assuming which … Read More
Exercising through difficult times
My parents separated when I was 11 years old and during this difficult time, my father used to cry on my shoulder regularly. Picture that for a second, a grown man crying on a boy’s shoulder. I had no idea how … 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
Why I hate gyms
Note- This is the authors opinion only. Hate is a strong word, but I got your attention, didn’t I? It’s more an extreme dislike of commercial membership-based gyms and it’s been festering like a bad smell for a few months … Read More
How NOT to get results (from exercise)
Some people join the gym with great intentions and when things don’t go their way, they leave with bad intentions and go back to attacking their favorite pint of ice cream instead of the weights. In my role as a … Read More
The pantry is my enemy
When you were a child, you could almost eat anything and not put on a single pound. No matter what time of the day, you’d raid the pantry and shove some sugary goodness down your throat. Did I say you? … Read More
The gym is intimidating. Here’s what do to about it
My very first time in a weight room was a confusing experience and I had no idea what I was doing. And it showed. What made it worse was despite looking confused, lost and intimated, nobody offered to help me. … Read More
Is online personal training for you?
Personal training is often viewed as a luxury. The buff guy /attractive female trainer taking care of their wealthy client is a cliché sometimes portrayed on television and other mainstream media. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. … Read More