The ONLY Key to Success

It’s easy to beat yourself up when you fall off the wagon. You fail on that diet because pizza is delicious. You skip the gym because it’s cold. You declare “Next Monday!” The answer must be within the newest, shiniest thing you want, right? Nope. The best plans and gear in the world don’t count forContinue reading “The ONLY Key to Success”

Lessons From The Gym – Why I Train

Today marks the five year anniversary since I started to turn my health around. Five years ago, just before my 21st birthday, I discovered I had an ulcer that was basically trying to kill me. My habits were a mess, and that was the result of that. I hadn’t discovered any of my food allergiesContinue reading “Lessons From The Gym – Why I Train”

How to Change Your Life in a Year

Busyness is a death sentence for your goals. If you sat down with the “you” from a year ago, would they be happy about what you have accomplished? This is something I ask myself every birthday. I realized that I have been so caught up in the day-to-day that I have let good habits slipContinue reading “How to Change Your Life in a Year”

Why Everyone Needs to Pursue Strength

With 2015 quickly approaching, everyone is talking about new fitness plans, what they want to do, and setting New Year resolutions. While I love goal setting, the problem with most fitness goals is that they are completely shallow with no real meaning behind them. Some of the biggest feats accomplished throughout all of history wereContinue reading “Why Everyone Needs to Pursue Strength”

Setting Fitness Goals When You Don’t Have A Specific Result

When I was training clients, goal setting was one of the first things we would focus on. Most of my clients had a specific goal in mind: – Lose 20 lbs. – Fit in a size 8 dress – Gain two inches in their arms But what do you do when you don’t have aContinue reading “Setting Fitness Goals When You Don’t Have A Specific Result”