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How are you Serving Others with your Strength?

How are you Serving Others with your Strength?

     Let’s go deep…. What is the purpose behind your strength?  It became very apparent that for a lot of leading brands in the fitness industry, the greater purpose was lining their pockets.  In the interest of maintaining...

My Morning Routine

My Morning Routine

     This blog post is dedicated to my sweet grandmother, Fannie-Lee Lowe.  It took a few years (30, but who’s counting?), but your lessons are finally starting to sink in.  What can I say?  I’m a slow learner.  I love you...

Strength is for Everyone

Strength is for Everyone

     7 years ago when I entered the fitness industry, you would have never heard me speak about anything controversial.  I saw it as my responsibility as a professional to keep my business and personal life completely separate.  At...

Move and Have Fun:  Systems Aren’t Everything

Move and Have Fun: Systems Aren’t Everything

     Before I go anything further, let me be brutally honest with you and myself.  I have at many times contradicted the title of this blog post.  When I first started training, I had all clients use machines because I was worried...

Don’t Forget About Strength

Don’t Forget About Strength

     At any time on Instagram, you can find an endless supply of at-home workouts to do while in quarantine.  Honestly, I think it’s great that so many people are using the time constructively and helping inspire others.  Networking,...

Be in a Hurry to Fail

Be in a Hurry to Fail

     I’ll bet a lot of you read that title and thought “Okay, Demarco is losing it.  Quarantine is starting to really get to him…” Hear me out.  When you win, what do you think about?  Whether it’s hitting a personal best,...

Kettlebells:  The Ultimate Training Tool

Kettlebells: The Ultimate Training Tool

     If I had to choose only one piece of equipment to train with for the rest of my life, it would without hesitation be the kettlebell.  Let me backup for a moment though.  I absolutely love barbells and dumbbells, honestly I’m...

Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Hire a Coach

Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Hire a Coach

     I’ve been a personal trainer for almost seven years.  Over those years, I’ve learned a ton, challenged myself and (I hope) have become a better coach.  I’ve read many books, listened to hundreds of podcasts, watched hundreds of...

What I Learned on the Road to Sinister

What I Learned on the Road to Sinister

What do you train for? Is it for a sport you play? For vanity? To live a longer and happier life? To reduce pain? Whatever your reason, it’s important to stay motivated and to stick to it. I train to stay healthy, keep my body moving, and have a deeper appreciation of...

What is the purpose of your strength?

What is the purpose of your strength?

     We all know the obvious fact that our bodies were built to move.  Training and getting stronger produce amazing benefits to the body and mind.  I’ve seen the amazing transformation (physical, mental, emotional, etc…) that...

Two Things to do During Quarantine

Two Things to do During Quarantine

     Let’s face it, this quarantine is a tough time for all of us.  We miss our friends and family. Even more important, there’s a lot of fear in the air over getting sick (particularly those that are at-risk).  Social distancing is...

Quarantine Thoughts

Quarantine Thoughts

     I want to start by thanking everyone in the healthcare field.  In my eyes, you are soldiers on the battlefield, in the trenches and on the front lines caring for our sick despite the risk.  My heart goes out to you and your...

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