Category Archives for "Mindset"

What thoughts do you give authority to?

Today I was in a local gym going through my “basic” workout and I began to scan the room to see what everyone else was doing.  I saw women stretching, “Gluting” (Glute activation exercises), I saw a woman being taught to squat, I saw several women in the free weights area doing impressive stuff (I […]

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  • August 18, 2014

The Guru’s Nemesis | The Critical Thinker

  “Critical thinking is a way of deciding whether a claim is always true, sometimes true, partly true, or false” ~ Wikipedia Take a moment and think about how many claims are made on a daily basis in the fitness and diet industries targeting us to read a blog post (like I have *never* done), buy a […]

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  • July 24, 2013

Running Sucks! Why I Walk Through Life

  In high school I was a sprinter, and I was pretty fast, too….  But, this post isn’t about running, in that sense; it’s about how you move through life.  Do you run, or do you walk? Lately, when I’m out and about I notice that people are ALWAYS rushing around; driving impatiently; pushing past […]

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  • July 17, 2013

Body Image | A Road Less Traveled

Today, I have the honor to introduce a very special lady.   Melly Testa, approached me last year about becoming her online trainer to help guide her to achieving her fitness goals.  While I have honored her request, she does not realise the impact she has had on me.  I am sure, as you read […]

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  • July 15, 2013

How to get Toned | The reality of the concept.

Over recent months I have seen an increasing trend with in the fitness circle in belittling the desire or goal to be “toned” or vilifying the word “toned”.  The problem with doing that is you are alienating most of the general population by making them think their goal is somehow invalid, all because the fitness […]

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  • June 11, 2013