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Training Versus Testing

Training Versus Testing

     One of the biggest mistakes I see in the gym is confusing the two concepts of testing and training.  I see it when lifters come into the gym, pile heavy ass weight on the bar and go all-out week after week.  The worst offenders...

Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, Not Perfection

     If you’re anything like me, you’re hard on yourself.  You have big goals and are not afraid to get your hands dirty.  You’re a hard-driver and ready to kick ass.  This is a great mindset to have, I love it!  However,...

Find Something to Train For

Find Something to Train For

     When it comes to fitness, a lot gets lost in translation.  Anyone new to working-out and the gym culture can quickly become overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information out there regarding how to “get in shape.”  First-off,...

1 Simple Productivity Hack that will Change Everything

1 Simple Productivity Hack that will Change Everything

     Let’s face it, most of us hate pressure.  It creates anxiety and stress for most, but it’s necessary for results.  Taken to the extreme, it’s detrimental to our physical health.  Take video game developers, for...

2 Elements of Effective Goal-Setting

2 Elements of Effective Goal-Setting

     How many times have you started a new year resolution?  It's exciting to make the bold claim that "this is my year."  I see it every year in the gym.  A bunch of newbies come in, ready to go hard in the yard.  I...

The 3 Bare-Minimum Essentials to Building a Kickass Home Gym

The 3 Bare-Minimum Essentials to Building a Kickass Home Gym

     2020 has been a year of big changes for us.  A lot of people died,  industries took a big hit, the economy suffered and we all had to adapt to a new way of life.  Now, if I sold alcohol, toilet paper, hand sanitizer or...

Serving Others Through Strength

Serving Others Through Strength

     Health and fitness are about way more than looking good at the beach or taking that perfect post-workout selfie in the bathroom.  With the dawn of social media and heavy influence from bodybuilding culture, fitness has become purely...

The Toughest Question to Ask…

The Toughest Question to Ask…

     I’m going to come right out the gate with this one.  Are you currently happy with where you are?  Whether it’s health, fitness, business, your career, your relationships, I’ll bet there is at least one thing you want to work...

It’s the 4th Quarter…

It’s the 4th Quarter…

     If you’re already thinking about 2021 goals, you’re missing a huge opportunity.  Let’s face it, once Thanksgiving hits, we all start coasting.  When we’re lounging on the couch recovering from the tryptophan hangover watching...

2020:  My Biggest Takeaways

2020: My Biggest Takeaways

     Let’s not sugarcoat it.  This has certainly been a tough year for us all in many ways.  From the pandemic to layoffs, businesses closing for good, Kobe’s untimely death, Murder Hornets, the election and many more, 2020 will...

FOCUS!

FOCUS!

     Talk to anyone and at one point in their life they had a goal.  They had a dream, vision and something big they wanted to accomplish.  Of course, in reality how many people actually make it to their desired destination? ...

Take the Damn Shot!

Take the Damn Shot!

     Who do you want to be?  Do you have goals, dreams and things that you want to achieve in this life?  There’s only so much time that you can spend planning, meeting and organizing.  Whether it comes to increasing your...

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