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The Traveler’s Gift

The Traveler’s Gift, by Andy Andrews, tells of seven decisions that one must make in order to be successful. No matter your definition of success, these decisions will apply if you wish to be healthier, wealthier, or more skillful. The Traveler’s Gift differs from a lot of other self-development books through its use of storytelling. It tells the story of a man who is down on his luck and has given up hope. He then learns valuable lessons through a ...
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True Confidence

Where does confidence come from? More importantly, from where do you gain your confidence? To be successful in any endeavor it takes confidence in yourself and your unique abilities. Success and confidence create a flywheel effect that continually builds upon itself. When we achieve success we become more confident. When we are confident in our abilities, success usually follows. But how do you build up the inner strength in the beginning? To succeed you must believe in yourself, work hard, grow ...
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This Is When People Quit

With February coming to a close you are probably noticing fewer people at the gym. I’ve worked in the industry for over fifteen years, been a member of and worked at over a dozen gyms, and one consistent factor is there is always a huge drop off in attendance in mid-to-late February. Suppose this person is you. Why do you quit at this point in time? One theory is that people tend to stop caring after Valentine’s Day. Perhaps you’re dating ...
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Excuses are Legit

I recently had a conversation with a member about her progress at the gym. Her goal was to lose weight, which she was, but not as quickly as she had hoped. I messaged her to schedule a time to come in and talk with me so we could come up with a plan to help her succeed moving forward. She replied that she was busy with work, stressed about her new job, and feeling overwhelmed by prepping and having too much ...
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