How a Coach Can Help You Focus on Your Target 🎯 mindset Sep 18, 2021

Overwhelmed and feeling stuck?

Super-long to-do lists that never get done?

These days it's hard to keep up. There's so much to do.

And know, and accomplish.

No wonder why you feel exhausted all of the time.

It's no surprise that you're stressed...

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Why You Should Invest In a Personal Trainer mindset train Sep 13, 2021

This classic lift targets your glutes and hamstrings, plus it’s one of the best total-body exercises you can do.

Here's a step-by-step lesson to do the Barbell Deadlift with perfect form every time:

1. With your feet wider than...

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Patriot Day 2021 mindset Sep 11, 2021

Before we get started, please pray for the people injured or killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001.

Please say a prayer for their families too.

I'm reminded of what time of year we've entered into and my heart grows heavy.

Every...

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How to Handle Big Challenges mindset Aug 16, 2021

If you’ve ever felt like you’ve caught a bad mood from someone, it probably wasn’t your imagination.

I read a study in a journal called Nature Neuroscience, that looked into this, and was fascinated because it’s something...

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5 Steps to Change Your Behaviors and Beliefs mindset Aug 14, 2021

When you look to change something, like losing weight or feeling happier, what typically happens?

Maybe you're all smiles and positivity... all of the time.

Perhaps you complain about it, fill your mind with negative beliefs, and instill fear that...

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How to Find Balance mindset Aug 09, 2021

One particular sunny morning, in graduate school, I was in the cell biology laboratory looking through a powerful microscope.

I recall we were studying Cryptosporidium, which is a leading cause of waterborne disease among humans in the United...

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How to Avoid Mental Roadblocks mindset Aug 05, 2021

You've probably read many fortune-cookie-style motivational quotes.

So many, in fact, that they've become cliche.

I bet even Confucius, the ancient teacher-philosopher, would become immune to the eternal wisdom embedded in these popular sayings:

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How to Navigate Stormy Weather mindset Aug 02, 2021

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...

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3 Common Excuses are Holding You Back mindset Jul 25, 2021

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...

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How to Make Decisions Faster mindset Jul 16, 2021

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...

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How to Quit Alcohol mindset Jul 15, 2021

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...

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How to Invest for Success mindset Jul 09, 2021

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...

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Why You Must Prioritize Exercise accountability mindset Jul 08, 2021

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...

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How to Think Positive Thoughts mindset Jul 07, 2021

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.

Right?

This happens thanks to your brain's awesome Reticular...

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How to Change Your Thinking mindset Jul 05, 2021

What do you believe?

Seriously.

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.

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How to Work Hard When No One Is Watching mindset Jul 01, 2021

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...

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The 36 Best Strategies for Weight Loss mindset Jun 25, 2021

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.

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How to Boost Your Energy mindset train Jun 10, 2021

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?”

Truth is,...

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How to Avoid the Ostrich Technique mindset Jun 09, 2021

When the titanic left the port, there was a very specific desired outcome for the people on board.

They wanted to enjoy the luxury of this incredible new boat and get to New York.

We all know what happens.

The plans of every single person on that...

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4 Ways to Win Big By Thinking Small mindset Jun 08, 2021

Some thoughts about arguably the most powerful emotion.

Love.

If you feel it in your heart.

Feel it so strongly that it moves you deeply.

Let it out. Don't hold back. Stop assuming anything.

Tell the most important people in your world that you...

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How to Build Your Best Life mindset Jun 07, 2021

One of the biggest challenges I see many folks struggling with is what I call the "Big Balancing Act."

Balancing today's needs with your long-term vision and goals.

Let's assume I'm talking about you for a moment.

You know you need to invest in...

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Racism and the Lemonade Experiment mindset Jun 04, 2021

Today's lesson is different.

Rather than talk about the usual things, like why detox diets will only frustrate you, I'll discuss racism.

And perhaps a simple way to end it once and for all.

Sorry, but I just need to weigh in on how I feel.

The...

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3 Tips to Improve Daily mindset Jun 03, 2021

One of the biggest differentiators between super-successful clients and everyone else is that the great ones keep improving.

They keep evolving their healthy habits and making things 1% better.

And they do this over and over again.

If you look at...

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How to De-Stress mindset Jun 02, 2021

Are you feeling extra stressed and overwhelmed about things that usually were a breeze?

Maybe the little things you would have normally shrugged off are causing more stress and frustration than usual.

Can you relate?

The stress of life can add up...

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