Category: Mindset and Motivation

Should You Throw Out Your Bathroom Scale?

For most people looking to “get in shape,” the goal is to lose as much weight in as short a time and with as little effort as possible. More often than not, that isn’t going to happen. Training programs require hard work and dedication. Losing weight is difficult, and achieving a certain goal weight may…
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How to Stick to Your New Fitness or Nutrition Plan

Starting a new diet or exercise program is kind of like being a kid at Christmas. You’re excited to dive in! You can’t wait to try the first workout or taste that new healthy meal, and you look forward to how you’ll look and feel after a week, a month, or at the completion of…
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Motivation is Meaningless

Sometimes all you need is to read some #MondayMotivation memes and hit the gym. But by Wednesday? Midweek is when most people start fading from the gym and giving up on their workouts for the week. Can we have some real talk, guys? Motivation does not matter. Yesterday, I felt like shit. I didn’t sleep…
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The Heart Of A Champion

What The 2016 NBA Finals Can Teach Us About Our Own Fitness On this, the second greatest day in Cleveland sports history,* I can’t help but get choked up at the thought of that Championship hardware… I mean… all of the teamwork that went into it, that is. Today, for those of you who aren’t…
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What To Do When You Fall Off The Fitness Wagon

How You React To Setbacks Has A Big Impact On Your Results Confession – the past couple weeks have been crazy. I was out of town, then working a hectic schedule, then had family in town… My workouts suffered, or became non-existent. My nutrition suffered. My sleep schedule was erratic, or also non-existent. And now…
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