Let’s be honest: the idea of “getting better” isn’t always what it seems. The obvious approach is that improvement is measured by growth. And growth is measured by accomplishing more than what was done prior. And “accomplishment” inherently implies a comparison to a prior situation or time. But, what if the idea of growth wasn’t […]
“I never believed I was average, and that alone is a big reason I wasn’t.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger Very few of us are ever able to feel like we accomplish the majority of our goals. And, whether we want to admit it, life is a game of trial and error. So, it’s easy to get caught […]
The story is always the same. You try a workout or diet that you “know” should work. But it doesn’t. Is it you or are you a victim of bad fitness?
Change is hard. And willpower is limited. So when it comes to changing your life, here’s how to change your mindset and increase your motivation.
Here’s some health advice you won’t see mentioned anywhere: most fitness and diet tips are limited. They are the fuel to living a better life, but they are not the engine. In other words, good nutrition and an effective exercise plan help and are necessary, but ultimately they are both just pieces of the puzzle. And without […]
Accomplishing your dream body doesn’t have to be an impossible journey. But it does require you to forget some of the popular information, which might be the real reason you haven’t achieved your goals.
I have very few people that I consider “mentors” in my life. My parents are obvious, but outside of my family there is one man that stands above the rest: Ted Spiker. I say this with as much gratitude possible; if it wasn’t for Ted Spiker, I don’t know if I would have ever made […]
Sometimes you’re too busy to exercise. Or don’t feel like eating healthy. Life happens, and when it does, here’s what you should do.
I took a survey of the smartest people in fitness and health and then aggregated their top responses to create a list of what really matters. Here’s what you can learn if you really want to excel in the fitness industry. 1. You helped people, sacrificed personal bias, answered questions honestly, never stopped learning, and did everything […]
Go ahead, look at me. Stare only at my biceps and wide back and tell me I have nothing to add to this meeting. Judge the protein shakes at my desk, and label me a freak as I order healthy items off a menu. Call me a meathead and a moron and misunderstand my interests […]
Want to change your mindset? You might be surprised how just a few words can change your fitness point of view and put you on a path to success.
A new Jeep Grand Cherokee sits in my garage. When I walk by, I admire its appearance. I have a weird thing with the exterior of cars: I love it when they’re shiny and new, unblemished and perfect. I recently bought this car after trading in my silver Xterra. I loved that car so much […]