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...
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...
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...
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:
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Some thoughts about arguably the most powerful emotion.
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...
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...
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.
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...