Category: Blog

Your Mother Should Know

*The title of this post was taken from The Beatles song of the same name* It’s a few days early but as of the release of this post, Mother’s Day is just days away. I’ll start tributes like this: To my mother, you have weathered nearly every storm in my life. Losing Dad proved to be […]

The 8th Wonder (8 Lessons From 8 Years In Business)

* The title of this post was taken from the Rose Hill Drive song of the same name* May 1 marks eight years since we first opened our doors. It has been one exhilarating ride since 2009. I’ve tried to think of everything that has managed to go right and wrong during that time. Since […]

The Hunger

*The title of this post is from The Distillers song of the same name* There’s a problem with dieting. Hunger. It’s uncomfortable. It’s frustrating. It lingers. And sometimes right when you think you have it cracked, it comes around again. Now, there are things you can do to make dieting (and hunger) less uncomfortable. You can […]

Sucker

*The title of this post was taken from the Self song of the same name* After 18 years floating around this industry as both consumer/client and trainer, I should know better. Hell, I’ve spent tens of thousands of dollars on books, certifications and other avenues of continuing education to teach me better. Yet even as the […]

Jane Says

*The title of this post was taken from the Jane’s Addiction song of the same name* Note: I have intentionally changed the name of my client to Jane for privacy purposes. Late last year, Jane came in to to talk about joining up at RevFit. She had some mutual friends who were already clients and […]

It’s So Easy

*The title of this post was taken from the Guns N’ Roses song of the same name* A fair amount of time elapsed from the time Chris first sat down in a consultation with me until he decided to sign up and get started. We had several mutual friends in common and I’m sure it […]

I’m Ready

*The title of this post was taken from the Muddy Waters song of the same name* Two years into my ten year addiction to drugs I was already in rehab. It was something of a surreal experience. I was on a co-ed floor of the hospital where the men were mostly recovering alcoholics and the […]

Be Here Now

*The title of this post was taken from the Oasis song of the same name* Perhaps you’ve heard the question: “If you were to die today, what would people say about you at your funeral?” I’ve probably heard that question countless times throughout my life. Never did it have much of an effect on me […]

The Healer

*The title of this post was taken from the John Lee Hooker song of the same name* I love what I learn from my clients when they feel like they’ve failed at something. Please don’t confuse that with: I love to see my clients fail. I don’t. What I do love (if the opportunity arises), […]

Life In The Fast Lane

*The title of this post was taken from the Eagles song of the same name* It would be quite a  world if we all had access to local, organic, free-range, all natural, humanely raised and practical foods. Thankfully, as the demand for these items has gone up, the cost of them has generally come down. […]