Category: General

#166-Amanda Thebe: The "Mary Poppins" of Menopause

Amanda Thebe is a fellow trainer and the host of the excellent Fit & Chips podcast. She remains focused on the challenges and support of women going through peri-menopause and menopause, helping them survive this phase of life with their sanity and bodies intact. She has an amazing sense of humor and passion for what […]

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#165-BONUS-Mike Doehla: The Good Guys Can Win

if you’re in the fitness industry, you’d be hard pressed to not notice the rise of Mike Doehla and Stronger U. For anyone outside of that circle, I hope this serves as a great introduction to what Mike and his team are up to. Having met him in 2018 at The Fitness Summit as well […]

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#164-Nikki Naab-Levy and Meghan Ramos: "Push It Real Good"

Hot off the heels of her first episode with me (#147), Nikki Naab-Levy returns with her partner in crime Meghan Ramos to introduce their new program together “Push It Real Good.” This program takes both the strength aspect and mobility aspect of doing a proper push-up and deconstructs the movement so you can perform push-ups […]

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#163-BONUS-Christian Finn: Introducing MX4

Christian Finn makes his third appearance after two stellar episodes prior to this (#58 and #103) and we chat about his brand new training program MX4. Christian aimed to design a program that not only helps you build muscle but does so in a joint-friendly way without the presence of the “Big Lifts” in the […]

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#162-James Fell: The Holy Sh!t Moment

I’m kicking off 2019 in big fashion with James Fell. He has bylines in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, TIME magazine and many other publications. His blog, BodyForWife.com, has millions of readers and he is the author of two books: The Holy Sh!t Moment: How Lasting Change Can Happen In An Instant […]

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad Wolf?

*The title of this post was taken from the LL Cool J song of the same name* There is a frustrating dynamic that has been occurring in the health/fitness industry for decades. Maybe it’s always existed. There is a side that promotes moderation, consistency, sustainability and realistic outcomes. There is another side that promotes fear, […]

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Mrs. Robinson

*The title of this post was taken from the Simon & Garfunkel song of the same name* When Casey Robinson and I first connected, it was a phone call with her inquiring about my services. We have some mutual friends who were clients at the time and Casey thought I might be the right fit […]

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10 Years

*The title of this post was taken from the band of the same name* When this post is released, it will be the day before my son Jackson’s tenth birthday. 10 years. It’s such a milestone that I haven’t quite wrapped my head around what the last decade has been like. I know it’s been […]

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Learn To Listen

*The title of this post was taken from the Ramones song of the same name* When Donna started working with me, we had a conversation about her weight loss goals. It was roughly the same amount of weight that kept coming off and on for years. Donna isn’t new to fitness either. She loves spinning […]

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