Category: General

#288-Brendon Rearick: "Coaching Rules"

I am honored to welcome Coach Brendon Rearick to the show this week to chat about his brand new book “Coaching Rules”. We get to touch on his fascinating story in the industry to date and the origins of his book. On the cover, are 4 bullet points that Brendon tackles in greater depth within […]

#287: 7 Ways To Make Your Health Better In 2021

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a solo episode but due to some tech issues on my end, the show I had originally planned to release will be coming out next week instead. I give some more insight on that in today’s episode. I also take some liberties with my most recent blog […]

#286-Robert Linkul: Reinvest In You

I welcome Robert Linkul to the show for our final episode of 2020. Robert is the owner of Be Stronger Fitness and the creator of Training The Older Adult. In this episode, we touch on how the pandemic affected his brick-and-mortar business, how he has continued to improve the lives of his clients in light […]

#285-Nick Zimmerman: Fitness Should Be Accessible To Everyone

This week, I welcome the debut of coach Nick Zimmerman to the show. In this episode, we talk about what it was like for him to build his personal training clientele before the pandemic began. We also chat about how he transitioned his clients into the virtual platform and how they have thrived as a […]

#284-Abby Langer: "Good Food, Bad Diet"

I have the great pleasure of welcoming Abby Langer to the show this week to talk about her upcoming book, “Good Food, Bad Diet”. I was privy to an advanced copy and if you are already familiar with Abby’s work, you’ll know it’s a great read. If not, we chat about the “core beliefs” section […]

#283-Karen Love Lee: Trauma Made Me Who I Am Today

This week, I welcome Karen Love Lee to the show. Karen and I talk about how traumatic experiences like abuse, grief and addiction, even at an early age, can shape the way we look at life as adults. In this episode we talk about steps you can make to understand how it happens and some […]

#282-Gregg Slater: Don't Let Perfect Get In The Way Of Better

I welcome Lift The Bar’s Head of Education, Gregg Slater, to the show this week. I have been continually impressed by the work Gregg has committed to the Lift The Bar community especially since the virus has affected coaches and their clients across the globe. In this episode, Gregg and I talk about better strategies […]

#281-Chris And Eric Martinez: What Is The End Goal?

This week, I welcome Chris and Eric Martinez to the show. We cover  how trauma in their lives influenced their path into the fitness industry. We also talk about how there are lessons to be learned in 2020 whether you are a fitness enthusiast or a fellow coach who is trying to navigate this year […]

#280-Georgeann Jones And Alec Pinter: My Son Is My Inspiration

This week, I’m doing another client spotlight with the debut of Georgeann Jones and her son, Alec Pinter. Georgeann started with me nearly two years ago and one of our common bonds is having sons with autism. Her son, Alec, recently started training with us as well and this episode is about their experiences and […]

#279-Marissa Leenaarts: You Have To Compete With Yourself

My better half joins me on the show for the first time to talk about her own journey with strength and improving her health. We talk about her background on the stage as a lifelong performer and how motherhood has since transformed her. We discuss support systems, trigger foods, the importance of health in our […]