Confused?  Maybe It’s a Good Thing!
Mindset

Confused? Maybe It’s a Good Thing!

Certainly we all get confused from time to time. Where am I? What was I supposed to do next? How am I supposed to get out of this mess? Maybe those are extremely global examples, but I am sure you can think of many of your own. Muscle and Nerve Confusion I can’t get you…

Is Boot Camp All About Pain?
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Is Boot Camp All About Pain?

A few days ago I got up early on a Saturday morning to make sure I got to a gigantic fitness event at Red Rocks Amphitheater. This is an outdoor venue that usually hosts concerts of all sorts, rain, snow, or shine, just outside of Denver, Colorado. I happen to live about 12 minutes away…

Standing vs Sitting – Good News/Bad News
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Standing vs Sitting – Good News/Bad News

In February 2016, I wrote a blog called “Is Sitting the New Smoking?” It spoke of the problems we get from sitting too much. In addition, it mentioned that the problems brought on by lots of sitting often are not counteracted by fitting in some trips to the gym. This is discouraging news to any…

What Motivates Michael Phelps May Be the Same Thing That Motivates You
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What Motivates Michael Phelps May Be the Same Thing That Motivates You

Notes from my recent attendance at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. I spent most of last week at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, here in Denver, close to where I live. It was a golden opportunity to have easy access to the premier sports and…

Motivation: Friend or Foe?
Mindset

Motivation: Friend or Foe?

In my business, as in the weight loss business, you often hear that people struggle with their motivation. Ever wonder what it IS anyway? And how come some people have it and others don’t? Before I start, let me put this out there. I came across an example of a continuum that people fall upon…

Do you hate doctor’s visits, tests, and fitness assessments?
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Do you hate doctor’s visits, tests, and fitness assessments?

Perhaps you have joined a gym where they give you an initial assessment as part of the orientation process. Or, you have started with a trainer who ran you through some measurements. It may have included waist measurement, measuring your body fat, a few strength tests on the machines, or finding out what you can…