Category Archives for Mindset

Lessons From My Failures

Sometimes I take my life lessons from Olivia Pope. If you don’t watch Scandal you need to get on that. Total girl crush right here. The best thing about Olivia is her famous line “It’s handled.” My question for you is, are you handling your shit? What I mean by this is are you trying […]

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Are You Getting What You Want? Start Examining Your Thoughts

Why don’t you accomplish what you want? With weight loss, your career, your relationships… You may be struggling with all of the above or maybe just one or two. Regardless of where you’re stuck, it usually comes down to the same thing. In studying my own mindset, behaviors, habits and ultimately results, I’ve learned that […]

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How to Get Better Results: Part II

Last week I dove into the simple techniques you can use to improve your results or your life in general, without actually adding more “stuff” to your to-do list. This starts with getting really clear on your goal. Don’t make it fluffy or you won’t follow through. You then have to ask yourself some deeper […]

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What Do Training in Groups, Canadian Geese and Motivation Have in Common?

I heard an interesting story a few weeks ago, about what groups, Canadian Geese and motivation have in common. This is ironic that I actually liked this story because as some of you know, I hate birds. Yep, I have a strange fear of them (not the little tiny ones but anything bigger than a […]

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Don’t Try

Happy Monday to you. I hope your weekend was excellent. We went to a wedding for one of my favorite people, she has been a friend and a client for several years and it was really an amazing day. I love March Madness so Sunday after a training session I was really excited to put […]

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Are You Doing This (hint: you should stop)

I caught myself doing this. Everyone does it. It’s hard to get out of your comfort zone, so we all kind of do “this” once and a while. What the hell am I talking about today? I’m talking about when you have a plan and you “kind of” follow the directions. Let me give you […]

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You Can’t Do That

We have a rule at the gym, saying “I can’t” will earn you 5 burpees.Last week in my email I talked about how you need to reprogram your thinking to try new things and break out of the old ways that may not actually be benefiting you.Why do we have this rule? When doing something […]

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The Fitness Lesson that No One Talks About

Every week, I write articles and blog posts that teach people how to get healthy and fit and I teach our clients in the gym to train hard and smart and to understand why lifting weights, conditioning and eating healthy are important and vital. Yes, those lessons that I teach are powerful, and I know […]

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How to Silence the Food Vampires (and a Paleo Stuffing Recipe)

Food vampires? WTH is that? It’s really simple. You know when you go out to lunch with a bunch of co-workers and the majority of people are ordering burgers, coma inducing sandwiches with a side of fries and then you order a salad with chicken on it and dressing on the side. The record stops. […]

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I Hated the Gym Last Week

How do you create a lifestyle of fitness and health? A lot of people think that it’s so easy because I’m a trainer, I have access to all the information, I know how to train properly and effectively and hell, I WORK and OWN a gym so of course I’m going to get there. Obviously […]

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