Myths About Personal Trainers Debunked

There are so many things that I hear clients, or potential clients say that simply could not be further from the truth about personal trainers. In this post, I am going to debunk a few beliefs or rumors about fitness professionals. Myth: Trainers eat perfect and never fall off the diet wagon. Truth: We work…

How I Decided To Start My Own Business

Owning my own business is not something that I’ve always dreamed of. As a matter of fact being a business owner has often seemed like more trouble than it was worth. The longer I stayed training clients in a box gym though, the more I felt compelled to start a business that truly was focused…

Why I Train My Clients the Way I Do

If you ask any of my clients about me and how I train they will all tell you a few things in no specific order; They got their butt kicked, they never got bored, they were sore everywhere, their workouts were a blast and most importantly they “got results!” All of my clients have different…

Take A Chance

When I look back on my life, I see failure and success. Throughout my life, everything I touched turned to gold… for a short period, but then it fizzled out. Everything that I’ve ever put my mind to doing I’ve succeeded at, but the second I lost interest in it I failed. When I was…

5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

Let’s face it, we can’t know everything there is to no know about every thing. We go to mechanics to fix our cars, and we call electricians for electrical problems. Hiring professionals to help us is something we do on a regular basis, fitness is no different. But, hiring a personal trainer is a big…

There’s No Success Like Failure

The word “failure” has such a negative connotation. When we think of the word “failure” we think of the opposite of success, but they are not antonymous. Failure is the making of success; failure is crawling before we walk. I love failure; it’s in those moments that we find out what we’re made of. Anyone…

Why Diets are Scarier than Dating Taylor Swift

If you are dating Taylor Swift, it seems inevitable that you will be the subject of her newest hit once you split with her. What’s scarier than having your dirty laundry aired out on all the pop radio stations? Failing at the latest fad diet because “Dr. So and So” said it’s the fastest way…

Guns Don’t Kill People – Mediocrity Kills People

It’s Monday morning, Jim’s alarm goes off, and he hates the fact that he has to wake up. All the stresses of life hit him the second he wakes up; his debt, kids, spouse, and bills. It’s been a long time since he’s felt a sense of passion for anything; Everyday is the same routine…

What’s Your Why? Finding Your True Motivation to Getting Healthy

The beginning of every relationship I build with a new client starts with talking to them about their goals. When I ask, “what are your goals?” usually the answer has something to do with “lose X amount of lbs.,” “tone up,” or “I just want to look better than I do now.” Sound familiar? These…

Can I Have a Cheat Day?

“Today’s my cheat day!” We hear that all the time, but what does it mean? Is it something that you can or should do? A cheat day is meant to allow yourself to have some of the things you are not regularly eating like cookies, chips, hamburger, a beer or glass of wine. The idea…

How Much Do I Have to Exercise?

  I see “check-ins” on Facebook all the time followed by something like “Zumba, and kickboxing is finished, now it’s time for a run.” Some will look at that and say “that’s great” others will see that same post and think “if that’s what I have to do to lose weight I’m screwed.” The truth…