No Purpose, No Progress: Why You Can’t Wait for Happiness
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Stop hoping for happiness tomorrow. Happiness is being engaged in the process. – Aristotle  Every so often I come across an article that I need to share, and yesterday a friend of mine forwarded such an article: A Better Kind … Read More

From Resolution To Reality: How To Make Real Change
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The winter months are a very strange time for the human psyche. The holidays give us an excuse to throw healthy eating to the wind and to put fitness goals on the backburner. One or two social events can quickly … Read More

Why Health-First Should Be Priority-One
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My entire coaching practice is based on a health-first approach. By helping my clients improve their overall health, body composition and performance goals inevitably follow suit- and in a sustainable manner. I pride myself on this approach and the results … Read More

Shortcuts to Nowhere – Body IO ®
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Attacking health and fitness goals is a lot like going on a long road trip to an exotic new location. You pick your destination and then you go, right? Simple as that! Well, first you need to fuel up. Maybe … Read More

The Importance of the Competitive Mindset – Body IO ®
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In the spring of 2008 I entered my first Strongman competition. At 24 years of age, this was the first time I’d ever competed in an individual sport. I grew up playing team sports like soccer and baseball, and although … Read More

Finding Your Discomfort Zone – Body IO ®
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Nobody likes to be uncomfortable. It’s human nature to take the path of least resistance and to place ourselves in comfortable situations. Comfort equals safety, and instinctually safety means survival. But in this day and age, the safe and comfortable … Read More

New Years Weight Loss Resolution: Steps to Success
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January is here and along with it comes countless resolutions to drop some unwanted weight. This is always a great initiative, a logical chance for a fresh start, but most efforts fall far short of their ultimate goals. Many people … Read More

How Anyone Can Achieve Excellence
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For the longest time, I lived life in the shadow of limitations. There was a ceiling to everything; an excuse for every failure and a blind acceptance of the status quo. I’m not really sure why my mentality started to … Read More

Getting Over Your Fear of Fitness
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I was having a conversation with a friend the other day and he gave me some great insight, and a message that I want to share. He said, “I love going to the gym- not to get bigger or super strong … Read More

Women and Weights: Motivation
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My goodness. Please read this. Everyone. But especially any women following my blog. A few weeks ago I posted another article on women and weights, but this here is some inspiring stuff. There is so much awesome in this short article … Read More