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A-Holes

Most people are fucking assholes. ...until you find out they have a large source of pain or frustration, and can identify where it comes from. Seriously now, not everyone is an A-hole, but when people are “acting the fool” or being disrespectful it is generally because they are frustrated with or pained by something in their life. Here is a recent case in point: a friend who works for a nutrition company I’m involved with came to visit me. He's also a ...
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The best day of your life

Tell me about the best day you’ve had at work. Was it a pretty easy day or were you challenged? Did you solve some sort of crisis or was it a pretty mundane type of day? Unless you hate your job and prefer days that all blend together, I’d be willing to bet that it was a day in which you accomplished something or solved some sort of problem. I would also be willing to bet that you were not ...
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How to Never Get Bored with a Fitness Routine

I hear it all the time: “I just get bored doing the same thing so I like to mix it up.” I understand that, I really do. I’d get bored too if I had to do the same thing over and over again. Going through the motions every day without ever seeing results would suck. But to first get a result you need to establish a goal and/or find a way to challenge yourself. When people say “I get bored easily” ...
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Great Coaches

Great coaches are teachers first. First and foremost, a coach is a teacher. They not only teach physical skills such as movement, coordination, and exercise protocols - they teach metacognitive skills that help their clients improve themselves on their own. Coaches work with many individuals with varying abilities and learning styles and it is necessary that they connect with and help them all through different approaches and modalities. A professional athlete might be focused on winning competitions, while an average gym ...
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