7 Ways to Get Unstuck mindset Nov 09, 2021

Do you ever get stuck? Stuck thinking about the past and how things used to be?

I know I do. Maybe you're stuck in a relationship or in a job that you don't love.

Maybe you're stuck with having high bodyfat and low energy.

I talk to countless...

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Say "No" to Shortcuts mindset Nov 09, 2021

A local health club advertised a $5 coupon inviting folks to an open house.

At this meeting, a "fitness expert" would reveal a coveted "secret diet" that was easy and involved minimal effort.

Imagine to my surprise that, for a measly five bucks, I...

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How to Focus On One Thing mindset Nov 08, 2021

Where we live, it's getting dark very early.

It's just that time of the year when there's less daylight.

The temperature is dropping too.

Perfect hibernation weather, if you are a bear.

But you are NOT a bear.

Problem is, this...

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Why Motivation Does Not Work mindset Nov 07, 2021

If you were in the military, then you’ve likely experienced a real bootcamp.

Not a fitness bootcamp, but a 24/7 “Basic Training” immersive experience designed to prepare you physically and mentally for the tasks ahead.

It’s...

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Bethlehem Personal Trainer mindset Nov 05, 2021

I’ve seen my client-athletes accomplish some truly inspiring things.

They’ve dreamt of re-building their bodies, living outstanding lives, and having profound impacts. Then they set goals in order to accomplish those dreams.

I think...

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How to Embrace Simplicity mindset Nov 03, 2021

You've heard the still, small voice in the back of your mind, right?

You know, the one that tells you to take shortcuts. To take the easy road. To avoid hardship. To stay clear of anything requiring discipline. To "give up."

But winners...

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Which Path Do You Choose? mindset Nov 02, 2021

In life, everything will choose the path of least resistance. Doesn't matter if we're talking about water, electricity, or your brain.

Things will always default to what is the shortest, quickest, or easiest way.

Did you know, through DNA...

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What is the Halloween Switch Witch? mindset recipes Oct 31, 2021

It was a brisk Halloween night.

The October moon shone so full and bright that we didn't need flashlights to find our way.

Me and Sharon were dressed up as overtired parents of elementary school children.

Giavanna was bouncing around in her...

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5 Lessons Learned from COVID-19 mindset Oct 28, 2021

According to author John Maxwell, a crisis will teach you who you are, what you value, and what you believe.

While it feels natural to resist a challenge and wish things would get back to “normal” as quickly as possible, the most...

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How to Do Box Squats mindset train Oct 27, 2021

A client looked at his new training program and frowned. "Squats again, Coach?" he exclaimed. I gave him a look that said, "There is never an absolute answer to everything, except of course that you have to do your squats."

I didn't actually say...

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Allentown Weight Loss mindset Oct 26, 2021

Imagine if everything you did was recorded. And if you had something to prove.

Of course you would be more likely to show up and do your best. Why?

Well, because you have something to prove and, oh by the way, almost every move you make is...

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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe mindset nutrition recipes Oct 25, 2021

What do you call a pancake after it does sit-ups? A waffle.

Try this fun pancake recipe as a free meal.

But first, if you've ever skipped a workout or started the day without your meals prepared ahead of time, continue reading.

I’ve got a...

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Are You Willing to Change? mindset Oct 24, 2021

It's been a long day and your legs are tired from being on your feet for many hours.

Maybe you are coming home from the office or perhaps you were out visiting family and friends.

Upon entering the house you call out to your better half, "Honey,...

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5 Holiday Traps to Avoid mindset Oct 22, 2021

An important question: Is adversity actually your friend?

I'm taking about a bump in the road. An obstacle.

Could it be the first domino that ultimately leads to greater things? I think so.

I can think back to various points in my own personal and...

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Can You "Ignore" Donuts? mindset Oct 21, 2021

Comedian Mitch Hedberg had strong opinions about donuts. He once said:

“I bought a donut and they gave me a receipt for the donut. I don’t need a receipt for the donut. I give you money and you give me the donut, end of transaction....

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Is Fear Hurting Your Health? mindset Oct 19, 2021

Fear can hurt your health and cost you everything in life.

If you’re reading this, at some point you’ve likely considered buying something from somebody to improve your health. Maybe it’s organic groceries, a sports massage, a...

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Do You Have These Good Problems? mindset Oct 17, 2021

If you're on a journey to get better, you know the road is not smooth.

I'd say it's bumpy as heck.

Especially in the fourth quarter of every year.

October begins the holiday season, and with it, distractions and temptations that inadvertently mess...

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How to Win Your Day mindset Oct 14, 2021

The key to success in most things, especially your personal health, is to win your day.

It's something I learned a long time ago as a strength-and-conditioning coach hanging around professional athletes.

Win every meal.

Win every training session....

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11 Ways to Improve mindset Oct 12, 2021

Our lives are challenging.

Most over-40 men and women are busy with work, kids, grandkids, and other things.

You have tons of obstacles and potholes to navigate.

But, no matter how tough things get, success begins with a winning mindset.

In other...

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4 Ways to Be Awesome mindset Oct 11, 2021

Let me ask you something.

It’s a tough one.

Will your body and lifestyle stand the test of time?

See, it’s a difficult question, because everybody wants to answer "yes."

Yet the truth for most is a definitive "no."

You’ve seen...

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3 Secrets to Improve Your Focus mindset Oct 09, 2021

"If you chase two rabbits you won't catch either one."  

There's so much truth in that proverb.

One of the top mistakes I see folks make is trying to focus on more than one thing at a time.  

I'll stand at the front of the line and admit...

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Talent vs. Deliberate Practice mindset Oct 06, 2021

I make it a habit to study successful folks.  

You see, I've been a voracious reader of biographies as far back as I can recall.  

As a coach, I study coaches and other leaders in hopes of improving my own performance... because that...

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Success Is Never Rainbows and Unicorns 🦄 mindset Oct 02, 2021

Decide what you want, believe you deserve it, and put yourself in a situation to make it your reality.

It's really that simple.

Respectfully speaking, please stop waiting for some quick-fix workout or magic diet pill.

A quick story about unicorns....

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8 Ways to Boost Brain Power mindset Sep 30, 2021

I'm obsessed with figuring out how to do things better.

More efficiently.

In fact there's something called the Minimum Effective Dose (MED), which is right up my alley.

Maybe you will like it too.

The MED is simply the smallest dose that will...

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