help achieve their goals. The ultimate evidence is only found after a trial period. The perfect program can look great on paper, but as someone begins to execute it, it’s a flop. You take the reins and put a stop to the movement, program, etc. that isn’t working. As a coach, it’s my job to then problem solve and find another way to achieve the goals they want. But the member is always in the driver’s seat. Today we’re unpacking what that looks like and how you can be a better advocate for yourself.
This week we’re talking about a mindset switch that could literally change your entire journey. No, I’m not exaggerating. Yes, it is that powerful. We’re talking about ditching the all-or-nothing mindset and embracing the grey space that is the middle.
Let's start with a story. Four years ago, I thought it would be a good idea to start a podcast. I titled it "The Missing Piece". I created graphics, social media content, and recorded six episodes. Then, I quit. I was overthinking everything. I wanted it to be perfect before I released each episode. For … Continue reading Fuel Your Freedom
These next two weeks, we’re going to take a deep dive into motivation: proper goal setting to enhance motivation, sources and types, how to reclaim it, and what to do if you don’t have it. First, let’s take a look at setting proper goals to keep you motivated to continue to work toward them, as … Continue reading Motivation: Setting Goals and Recognizing the Source and Type
In the gym, we lift perfectly shaped dumbbells, walk on treadmills, sit on machines designed to target a single muscle group, and pedal bikes that we don’t balance as we ride. But how often do we encounter these in our everyday life? If your day looks anything like mine, chances are grocery bags are never … Continue reading Working Out for Life
Constant low back pain. Tight hip flexors and hamstrings. Weak abs. Does any of this sound familiar? Instead of looking at each of these symptoms individually, we have to remember the body is interconnected. Each of these can be tied back to one structure: the hips. Let’s take a look at the common posture. This … Continue reading It’s All in the Hips
On Monday, I talked about we’ve strayed too far from the basics of exercise. Clients are looking for the quick fix. The fitness industry is fully saturated and coaches are trying to stand out among the thousands of people. But it's not only exercise, we see this in nutrition as well. Coaches are advising clients … Continue reading Back to Basics: Nutition