I learned about "taking imperfect action" way back when I officially became a strength-and-conditioning coach at the ripe old age of 23.
At that point I was quite inexperienced and felt scared due to proverbial stormy weather:
Becoming a strength...
Lots of people, over the age of 40 years, ask me how to quickly and easily get fit.
In particular they ask how to drop abdominal fat.
While I know they are hoping for a simple answer, here's the truth:
Creating your "Ideal Body" (the leanest,...
Imagine we meet in the courtyard of a tucked-away coffee shop.
The place smells amazing as several fresh Colombian roasts percolate.
We sit at a table, steaming mug of coffee in hand, and I ask you this important question:
"Over the past 12...
Have you ever wondered why some over-40 men and women seem to accomplish so much while others accomplish so little?
I know I have.
As a fitness-and-nutrition coach, I’ve been blessed to observe both.
I’m grateful to have such a unique...
These three common excuses may be holding you back from having your ideal body and life.
A life that brings true happiness and deep satisfaction.
You’ve heard the common theory regarding motivation:
Humans are motivated to achieve pleasure...
Who told you that you couldn't be successful?
Perhaps the "little devil" on your shoulder?
The small voice that suggests you're not good enough, strong enough, etc., etc.
That's my question for you today.
You need to silence the gloomy voice that...
Life can be stressful, right?
Regardless of your situation, we’ve all been impacted in one way or another by life's challenges. Think death of a loved one, job loss, global viral pandemic, etc.
Maybe you’re a small business owner like...
Many summers ago I was traveling a ton to mastermind meetings with some of the top fitness professionals in the world.
These trips kept me accountable to teaching the most cutting-edge training, nutrition, recovery, and mindset strategies to our...
As a coach I get much satisfaction helping folks get healthy.
In fact, my wife Sharon and I have dedicated our lives to coaching others and teaching the habits of health.
It is especially refreshing to hear how some of our clients are also helping...
If you're over the age of 40, and you've gained some unwanted weight or feel out-of-shape, it’s going to take commitment to re-build your body.
But what do most people do?
They start something new, all excited, and when it doesn’t work...
Today I want to share some thoughts about breaking bad habits.
The kind of terrible habits that destroy families and make people sad.
In fact, if left unchecked, these awful habits that can potentially end your life.
Like drinking alcohol to...
Your life is busy and complex, with many grownup responsibilities.
Maybe there's "never enough time" for exercise and good nutrition.
But the secret to getting lean and strong isn't crazy workouts and short-sighted diets.
It's shortening your...
A friend sent me this excellent article, which I agree with 100%.
It's a must-read, especially if you have a job.
Doesn't matter it it's a desk job or manual-labor job.
This is the first time I’ve read anything remotely close to this when it...
Before getting a new car, say a red Corvette, you've probably done some research.
And then, all of a sudden, you start seeing that exact same make and model of vehicle everywhere you go.
This happens thanks to your brain's awesome Reticular...
"Dotcom Cash: Workout Online" originally appeared on Fox Business May 06, 2011 © FOX News Network, LLC.
We are watching a vast natural experiment.
Take millions of Americans off of farms and manual labor.
Add sedentary lifestyles, desk jobs,...
What's the # 1 skill of most successful people?
Are they smarter than everyone else?
Do they know tricks and shortcuts?
Have they mastered their craft at a level no one else has?
Certainly, all of those things are critically important.
What do you believe?
Have you ever taken the time to ponder your attitude about the world?
These are the things you trust to be true or false.
I’m not just talking spiritual beliefs, I’m talking about all of your beliefs.
"You cannot steer a stationary ship."
This quote came up in my coaching group recently.
I’d never heard it before, but the words hit me hard, especially in light of all that is happening in our world and also our great country right now.
I realize life is challenging nowadays.
Perhaps you're looking for words to make you feel okay for your stress-induced overeating.
Maybe you skipped workouts because your gym has been shuttered thanks to a global viral pandemic.
But I'd be remiss...
I remember a few years back I was on an early-morning flight, couldn’t get internet, and for some reason or another, I missed emailing out that day's coaching lesson.
After we landed, and the captain said it was okay to switch my phone back...
The sun has yet to rise; however, I'm feeling hopeful in the early-morning darkness.
With a hot cup of coffee to my left, medium roast to be exact, I began to type these words.
That’s been my routine for the better part of the last decade...
If you ever feel frazzled, stop and ask yourself "why" you do what you do.
The answer is often the source of your stress.
In other words, what is your motivation to make life choices like:
- Arriving at school/work 15 minutes early vs. Calling in...
I've learned quite a bit since I started coaching in 1996.
Well, I used to write workouts (in middle school) for my football teammates--so I guess I've been unofficially coaching since 1985.
I've studied what is required for weight-loss success.
Today I'll give you a step-by-step lesson on an exercise that targets your glutes and hamstrings, plus it’s one of the best total-body exercises you can do.
But first, have you ever heard the phrase, “time is money?”