Category: General

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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I Would For You

*The title of this post was taken from the Jane’s Addiction song of the same name* Some time in late 2010/early 2011, I was dealing with two very different situations. My oldest son, Jackson, was in the middle of a series of tests to diagnose some challenges he was having verbally and behaviorally. Those tests […]

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One Step Closer

*The title of this post was taken from the Linkin Park song of the same name* A while back I was reading an article from a coach in my industry who I look up to and he was discussing his path towards learning to play guitar. I’ll paraphrase the article but this coach researched different […]

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Why Don’t You Read The Book?

*The title of this post was taken from the Nazareth song of the same name* The goal this year was to read one book a week. I got a little carried away and overcompensated in some places. Roughly a third of these books are directly related to my industry and work here at the studio […]

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Wired All Wrong

*The title of this post was taken from the band of the same name* Calories can be extremely confusing for a lot of people. Even if you think you’ve counted your intake right, there are countless ways for them to be incorrect. Cup measurements can differ from scale measurements when it comes to food. Restaurants […]

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Strong Enough

*The title of this post was taken from the Sheryl Crow song of the same name* What does it mean to be strong? It means one thing to a high school football player, something else to a competitive powerlifter, a post-menopausal woman concerned about osteoporosis, or someone who has spent the last two decades pushing […]

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Never Give Up

* The title of this post was taken from the Sia song of the same name* Several years ago, I met Amy through our mutual friend, Crissy. Little did we know then, that she would end up switching where she worked and find herself at a hair salon right next to my studio. While there […]

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Surgical Focus

*The title of this post was taken from the Guided By Voices song of the same name* This past weekend, I filmed a little motivational video (with the help of my oldest son, Jackson) for one of our closed communities reminding clients to stay focused. Not just because it’s the holidays. When I coach clients […]

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Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

*The title of this post was taken from the Sly & The Family Stone song of the same name* I guess it’s only fitting that I write this post the week of Thanksgiving. Last year, I was fortunate to pull together all of our current clients at the time to celebrate the holiday with a […]

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If You Have To Ask

*The title of this post was taken from the Red Hot Chili Peppers song of the same name*   If you’re struggling to reach your goals or you haven’t quite started on the path towards reaching them, there are three questions I would encourage you to ask yourself: First, how important is your goal (or […]

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