September 16, 2020

3 Myths That Are Keeping You From Your Goals

There are three big myths surrounding the requirements of sustainable, purposeful exercise and good, supportive nutrition.  And like a mythological dragon protecting a castle, these myths may be keeping you from your goals. Myth #1: You need inspiration to practice. Myth #2: You need motivation to practice. Myth #3: “Professionals” are always motivated to practice. On occasion, I blow a client’s mind when I share with him or her that I’m not always motivated.  (Whaaa?) The truth is, there’s no such thing as unwavering motivation. […]
March 12, 2019

Rise and Shine, Athlete! Yes, You!

ath·lete /ˈaTHˌlēt/ noun a person who is proficient in sports and other forms of physical exercise Whether you consider yourself to be one or not, if you’ve taken any interest in the way you look, feel, and move, you’re an athlete. Although I’m not a Crossfit coach or athlete, founder Greg Glassman stated . . . “[Our] needs and those of an Olympic athlete differ by degree not kind.  Increased power, strength, cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, flexibility, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy are […]
September 7, 2017

Coaches Aren’t for Everyone

Disclaimer: If you’re not yet on board with this exercise and nutrition stuff, then this article isn’t for you.  (What?  You can’t hear me over the sound of you getting fatter, unhealthier, and more outta shape?!)  If you have bought into the importance of exercise and nutrition, read on, reader. Early in my career, I viewed personal training as a luxury, not a necessity.  Because deep down I didn’t think my clients needed me, I would do all I could to keep them happy just […]