Consistency: The Key To Achieving Ones Goals

The hard knock truth Are you ready for the truth? The real reason why you’re not achieving your goals is because, well, you suck. You’re a failure. You can never finish anything. What’s wrong with you! If you’re anything like me, that’s what you tell your self when you don’t follow …

It Is Opinion

“It is according to opinion that we suffer.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca, 4 BC – 65 AD. The common – and outdated – view of pain and fatigue is through what is called a “Cartesian” model. This centuries-old model views the mind and body as separate entities, and sees pain as …

Vegetable Love

Getting a healthy serving – or two – of veggies doesn’t have to be boring! Try one of these recipes for a refreshing change from whatever your “go to” vegetable is. Both kale and tomatoes are touted as “superfoods” because of their high nutrient content. According to Time Magazine, “A …

Controlling Negative Thoughts

Negative thoughts are a normal part of everyone’s internal dialogue. Unfortunately, if you don’t learn how to control them they will likely hinder your success. In the book The Undefeated Mind, Dr. Alex Lickerman argues that negative thoughts have a larger impact on performance than positive ones. This is why it’s so important …

Power Up Your Breakfast

  Almost everyone we work with is looking for healthy recipes that are both easy and healthy. There’s no reason to think that you are resigned to a lifetime of time-consuming cooking and boring food. Below are a few breakfast recipes that I have found make food prep a bit …

5 Strength and Conditioning Pillars

In October, we had the pleasure of hosting Joel Jamieson’s Certified Conditioning Coach seminar. It was a weekend-long event in which myths were broken and knowledge was shared…because #science. I’ve put together a short list of the main takeaways from the weekend. I hope that they serve and encourage you to learn …

This Too Shall Pass

28,251 Days There are 28,251 days in the average human lifespan. On my shelf right now, I have a notebook with a piece of paper in it. The paper has a big square divided into tiny little blocks. It’s 52 blocks wide and 80 blocks tall. At the top left …

The Reset Button

No one is 100% consistent with anything. The difference between my successful and not so successful clients is the ability to get back on track when inevitable distractions or road bumps come up. Here is an example of how my successful clients think: Have a bad meal? No worries, next …

Impulse Prevention

Here is a handy way to help stay on track when impulsive behaviors or thoughts crop up. If you’re going through your day and you’re feeling an urge to skip a workout, eat a doughnut (or other sugary delicious treat), or partake in some other ill-advised behavior use the activity …

The Best 10 Minutes Of Your Day

Why naps or mini-breaks are so important Taking some time for yourself in the middle of the day is one of the best things you can do for your energy levels, productivity and long-term health. You may have heard of the autonomic nervous system. This part of your nervous system …