How to be a Donut Slayer When I was a kid, I learned a lesson at a wrestling camp that I now refer to as the “one thing rule.” At a wrestling camp you learn a crash course of wrestling moves over just a few days and it can be overwhelming. At one of my first camps, my camp leader told me that if I walked away from the camp with just one thing that made me a better wrestler, then the whole camp was [...]
Knock Out Your Obstacles Before They Become Excuses Right now, we're going to take the first strike! We're going to throw the first punch so we can overcome our obstacles before they become excuses. That's all an excuse is; it’s just an obstacle that you haven't overcome yet. After reflecting back on all the clients I've trained through the years, and all the obstacles they have had to overcome, I was inspired to create a list. This is my list of top excuses that [...]
The weight loss industry has become the shadiest industry there is. Why? Because we are so desperate for results that we are easy prey, and these companies are experts on preying on our insecurities. Here are a few tips to help you avoid falling for a weight loss scam: Beware of claims that promise immediate or guaranteed weight loss. Products like pills, patches, or creams. Beware of promises of success with little effort. Many scams claim that you will achieve great results without having [...]
When someone hires a personal trainer, he or she is usually fueled by short-term motivation. There is probably something coming up soon that is driving them to want results. Maybe it’s a couple who just got engaged and they want to look great for their wedding. Maybe someone has a cruise or vacation coming up and they want to look good in their swimsuit. Maybe there is a family reunion or a class reunion coming up and you’re going to be seeing people who last saw you when you were in much better shape, or another common one is that your birthday is coming up and you don’t want to feel old when you become a year older.