We need to spend more time catching people (including ourselves) doing things right rather than punishing failures.
Most folks are traditionally good at beating themselves up when something goes wrong but bad at celebrating their successes.
Welcome to a brand-new cycle of training.
How you respond to challenges will ultimately dictate the way things turn out.
Control what you can control.
A quick thought on the concept of failure.
If you persevere, failure is simply a postponement of...
Insulin sensitivity plays a crucial role in maintaining optimal health and preventing the onset of chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes.
It refers to how efficiently your cells respond to the hormone insulin, which regulates blood sugar levels.
Low-back pain is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can range from mild discomfort to debilitating agony, impacting your ability to perform daily activities and affecting your overall quality of life.
Ever notice how...
Three thoughts as we enter the final week of the current cycle of training.
- It’s never too late to start or to improve.
- You can’t do it alone. Success is a team sport.
- Do good and do good work every day.
And one more thing to...
It’s time to recommit to building your best body and life.
Build a workout schedule that you can commit to.
Build some mindful nutrition habits that you can stick to for the long game.
Build relationships with coaches that hold you...
If you exercise long enough, you will come to a point where your training isn't going well.
This might be your current situation and there's nothing worse than feeling like you're spinning your wheels.
On the other hand, if you are making...
Jim had always been active and fit, but as he aged, he began to notice a gradual loss of muscle mass.
By the time he was 70, he had become frail and weak, unable to perform even the simplest of tasks without assistance.
Determined to reverse this...
In the Northern Hemisphere, the weather is getting warmer and spring is in the air.
It's the perfect opportunity to declutter, tidy up the yard, and do some springtime cleaning.
Why not create a plan to clean up your health?
Something I've been thinking about lately.
Anything worth doing does not need to be done perfectly today.
In fact, perfection is the enemy of good.
Anything worth doing simply needs to be practiced.
It needs to be done consistently.
How many times have you told yourself that you’re going to start or get back on track with your exercise routine, but didn’t do it?
How many times have you told yourself that you’re going to start or get back on track with...
Stay positive and be persistent.
Keep your head up regardless of what's happening around the world and no matter how you may feel from time to time.
Make the most of the opportunities around you to improve.
In the face of challenges, remain...
This training phase is filled with fun challenges.
Challenges call on you to step up like never before.
And the beauty in all of this is that you will grow through the process.
Of course you must learn to navigate new paths and think differently....
If you want to make progress in your training, you must practice strategic rest.
Work hard and then recover smart.
Now is the time for some recovery.
Winter Phase 3: Week 12
To access Week 13 of the program, go ahead...
You may have heard about the “mind-body connection,” but what does that really mean?
In a nutshell, your beliefs create feelings, which lead to actions, which produce results.
How would that work with fitness and nutrition?
The successful in any endeavor are the doers.
This is true whether it's clients who show up and train versus those who search for the magic solution.
Maybe you're frustrated with being overfat or obese because you research relentlessly and try a...
You should feel pretty good after completing the previous workouts in this current training cycle.
This week is a good time to start increasing your weights, if you haven't done so already.
Just remember to use perfect technique. Be flawless with...
Have you heard about the new squirrel diet? It’s just nuts.
But seriously, welcome to a brand-new cycle of training.
The ability to move your body is a gift.
A gift we often neglect.
There is a common saying, "If you don't move it, you lose...
Received an email asking for coaching advice.
Basically this person wanted to know how to set up a conditioning workout.
If you've been reading my teachings for a while, you know I am eternally sharing free training, nutrition, recovery, mindset,...
Excited to bring you the last week of the cycle.
Typically you will see an increase in strength and conditioning.
If you want to build a balanced body, you need to balance your push and pull movements.
Horizontal push movements, like the chest...
We're at the midway point in this training cycle.
My hope is that you are focused and ready to have a great week.
When I talk with 40+ men and women who are struggling, it's often based on misplaced expectations.
They look at what others are doing...
I love the snow.
Anybody who doesn't probably never experienced skiing, snowboarding, or other fun winter sports.
But at a certain age, like over 40, you really need to prepare your body for these activities.
It's not like you're 15 years old with...
Building your ideal body often starts with the first domino.
But where do you start?
How do you shift from looking like you're exhausted all of the time to feeling leaner, stronger, and happier?
It all often boils down to the "Domino Effect."...
We start a brand-new training phase this week.
As we begin, I'd like to share something about rebuilding your body.
Change is necessary for progress; however, change is often uncomfortable.
If you want success, you must accept a little discomfort...