Lessons In Leadership And Success From Improv Comedy

How can improv comedy help you succeed? Read more to find out.

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The Unspoken Power of Encouragement

Yet, without any words exchanged, here we were. Two strangers; me motivating her to keep going, and her the same to me.

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Why Weight Loss Is Harder Than A College Degree

For many people school isn’t particularly fun. Sure, you get to visit with your friends or you might even have a class or two that pique your interest. This is usually outweighed by the required courses for your degree that bore you to death. (Does anyone actually like bio-chem? Or statistics? How about an entire…

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3 Tips To “Fall” Back In Love With Running

Use these strategies to keep your love for running strong even as the temperatures decline.

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Why Your Favorite Sports Team Is Ruining Your Life

The dangers of being a spectator.

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If You’re Failing At Anything, Here’s Why.

This article discusses the three main reasons you are likely to fail at anything. Learn how to overcome the most important obstacles you’ll face.

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Why Not You? – An Inspiring Weight Loss Transformation Story

An incredible 10-year weight loss transformation story. Extraordinary people are created through daily actions and decisions.

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Follow This Advice to Build Your “FitFam”

Follow these 4 tips to build your fitness support system–your “fitfam.”

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From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor, Vol 2:

From Liberation To Self-Discovery Discovering that oftentimes it is the growth you experience during the journey that matters far more than the achievement itself. In, From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor, I wrote about the liberation of an obese kid from his past struggles with weight loss and low self-esteem. This story is the sequel to…

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One Simple Trick To Invite More Adventure Into Your Life

We are facing an epidemic. It affects a larger proportion of the population than most people realize and can be detrimental to the well-being and functioning of any adult who suffers from it. This epidemic is a lack in fulfillment within our lives.  We can easily differentiate people by whether or not they are fulfilled…

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Why You Should Have Dinner With Your Clients

Attending social events can deepen your bonds with clients, expand your range of prospects, and give you valuable info that makes you a better trainer (and perhaps a better person). Four months ago, after a long week of sessions and in lieu of my typical downtime on the weekend, I attended two different social events…

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Need to power through a workout? Crank up the tunes.

If you’re having trouble getting yourself to the gym to workout, or find yourself getting really bored while you exercise, then putting together an awesome playlist of your favorite music can help. Listening to music while exercising has been shown to improve exercise performance and adherence.[1,2] This performance enhancing effect is likely caused by a…

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Build An Unstoppable Mentality

“We face dire challenge and chance… Yet I smile.” – Ezekiel, “The Walking Dead” If you’re a fan of “The Walking Dead,” then you are likely familiar with the character Ezekiel (also known as “The King”). In a recent episode, he was preparing his people for a battle with the antagonist group, reassuring them that…

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Quit Overeating By Defining Your Happiness

[Article originally published on breakingmuscle.com] How can you differentiate between fulfillment and instant-gratification? How can you use this knowledge to avoid binge-eating and begin to accomplish all the goals you set for yourself? In this video, Mark Zarate and I discuss what happiness actually is, and how most people confuse true “happiness” with the almighty…

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Food Over Family?

I was driving early the other morning, around 5:00am when the cold air felt like the atmospheric version of my alarm clock–unforgiving, annoying, and if it were wireless I’d probably have thrown it across the room. I was listening to some talk radio show on whatever station I had on. One caller had phoned in…

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