February 20, 2019

Small Hinges Swing Big Doors

Not so recently I met with a new client.  She was referred to me by her mother, whom I train. As with all new clients, she needed to fill out some paperwork.  My new client paperwork includes the legal stuff that, in case of injury or sudden death, [supposedly] protects my ass(ets), a questionnaire that asks about general information, health history, goals, etc., a habit checklist, and a three-day dietary record. I explained the importance of each form in my decision-making process.  When I got […]
December 21, 2018

When a Poor Plan’s Better Than a Good Plan

While warming up for my training session the other day, an acquaintance of my walked by.  Having seen him lifting earlier, I commented that his form was looking good.  He said he appreciated that because he’d not been in for two weeks. He shared that in order for him to get his entire workout in during the week he’d have to get to the gym at five.  But because he was having difficulty getting in at five, he was missing his workouts.  I told him […]
August 15, 2018

Ain’t No Perfect

If you’ve subscribed to our email list, “liked” us on Facebook, or are simply making the time to read this, I’ll assume you’ve taken an interest in improving some aspect of your health and fitness. And I’m gonna also assume it’s not the first time you’ve taken an interest. If I’m correct, what have you tried in the past? What worked well? What didn’t? Regardless, I’m sure you had a plan (you did have a plan, didn’t you?) to follow. Your plan may have looked […]