5 Lessons From One of Life’s Hardest Teachers

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s virtually impossible for me to comprehend a more vicious and devastating blow than hearing the words “you have cancer.” It knocks the air out of your body faster than a Roy Jones Jr body shot. Trials in life come in varying speeds and intensities. While I can’t say I’ve experienced all of the life-altering…

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Stop Relying On Motivation, They Say.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Motivation gets a bad reputation for being temporary. Here’s the case for giving it another chance.

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The Definitive Guide To Busting Through Plateaus

Reading Time: 17 minutes Tired of spinning your wheels with no progress to show for your effort? This article covers all the possible reasons why your progress has stopped, and what you can do about it.

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The Unspoken Power of Encouragement

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 Your Favorite Sports Team Is Ruining Your Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes The dangers of being a spectator.

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

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes An incredible 10-year weight loss transformation story. Extraordinary people are created through daily actions and decisions.

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From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor, Vol 2:

Reading Time: 9 minutes 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

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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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Need to power through a workout? Crank up the tunes.

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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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Quit Overeating By Defining Your Happiness

Reading Time: 10 minutes What is the secret to combatting emotional eating and the shortcomings of willpower? Start by defining who you want to be.

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[Podcast] Why You’re Hardwired To Avoid Change – And How To Fix It.

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Change is the only constant.” – Heraclitus Have you ever realized how hard it is to make better food choices and adopt a regular exercise routine? You aren’t alone. In order to effectively grow and reach your goals, you will have to adopt behaviors and do things you don’t normally do—much of which will be…

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Why Your Biggest Fear Is Bullsh*t

Reading Time: 3 minutes I recently came across a video on Facebook of a woman singing on America’s Got Talent. If that were the end of the story, you’d be pretty pissed off that you wasted a few seconds of your life reading such a useless statement. Don’t worry, there’s a point. This woman, Mandy Harvey, is deaf. Yes,…

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[Podcast] Increase Motivation and Adherence With Morning Workouts

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was stuck in the car on the way to Toronto this past weekend, and with no service on my phone I thought what better way to spend my time then record some new content! Let me start by saying that any time you can complete your workouts is going to be beneficial. If you…

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[Podcast] The Biggest Excuse Holding You Back From Living The Life Of Your Dreams

Reading Time: < 1 minute As a trainer, I hear this excuse all the time. Heck, I’ve even caught myself using this excuse a time or two. Undoubtedly, overcoming this one obstacle will put you in the better position to achieve all of your goals in life. Tune in as I discuss why, “I don’t have enough time,” is merely…

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