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.
One mistake I see a lot of people make when starting a fitness plan is losing focus.
Of course just getting started, in any fashion, is a huge accomplishment.
But think of your fitness journey as an individual workout.
A good coach would tell you...
When it comes to health and fitness results, most people get too wrapped up in the big picture.
The 30 pounds they need to lose.
The aching pain in their back that won’t go away.
They get frustrated if they can’t see immediate results....
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....
I'm obsessed with figuring out how to do things better.
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...
To say that I’ve been fortunate over the past five decades would be a great understatement.
I grew up with good people around me.
My mom was and is unconditionally supportive.
My dad continues to model a tremendous work ethic.
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, know, and accomplish.
No wonder why you feel exhausted all of the time.
It's no surprise that you're stressed and...
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...
If I had a dollar for every excuse I've heard to rationalize an unhealthy and sedentary lifestyle, well, I'd have a lot of dollars.
It's no secret that we live in a world that is:
- "too busy" to exercise
- "too busy" to eat fresh, unprocessed foods ...
A very fast, yet important, message for you today.
First, I’d like to congratulate Craig for a job well done.
Craig lost 36 pounds of body fat in 20 short weeks.
He also lost nine inches from his waist.
Heck, he hasn’t been at his...
Research suggests that out of the top-ten things that people regret in their lives before they die, number seven is:
"I wish I had taken better care of myself."
Most people believe that if they'd eaten better, slept more, and paid more attention...
Things can definitely get uncomfortable at times.
An extra take-out meal here, and an extra trip there.
Dinners and drinks.
It happens to all of us.
Then to top it off, your schedule doesn’t even seem to be your own anymore.
You can almost...
I wanted to take a minute to remind you to celebrate your little victories.
In the case of Nick, he's demonstrated nothing less than guts and determination throughout his body-recomposition journey.
Back in February, 2016, Nick made a sincere...
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:
A system is a group of related things that work together as a whole.
In computer science, an operating system (OS) is a translator that takes what the computer does and converts it to what you see.
Your personal and professional success is largely...
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...