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June 28, 2019

Reflecting back this weekend about my first job as a teenager (fast food, gasp, the horror!) When I was doing this and remember being on the front line, the personalities, demeanor and attitudes varied GREATLY in the clientele I would encounter.

One of the things that I...

May 9, 2019

I am rereading the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown, which I highly recommend to anyone who is wanting to gain some/more control in their life. One of the points he makes is to create buffers. 


When trying to prepare for the unexpected, allowing yourself a buffer (or...

December 10, 2018

"Whether it's a positive or negative vibration, the Law of Attraction will give you more of the same." -Michael J. Losier 


I'm currently reading the book 'Law of Attraction' by Losier and one of the foundational principles is you bring more in of what you put out. For...

November 27, 2018

How do you spend your time? Are you spending it in a way that matches up with your top priorities?

Just like money, but more importantly, time too should align with the activities that impact what we most want. There are apps out that can help you track this based on yo...

November 18, 2018

I always emphasize progress, which I maintain is one of the key components of effective training. However, this shouldn't be confused with always lifting heavy.

Higher reps has a lot of benefits, including hypertrophy (muscle growth), metabolism and cardiovascular benef...

November 5, 2018

At any given moment, stop and ask yourself, what are you doing? The follow up to that question is, why are you doing it?
 

For example, right now you're reading this post; why? My hope is because it brings value to you as something that can make an impact on your life,...

September 17, 2018

How do you keep yourself in-check? This could mean your form on a given exercise, the quality of your meals, how much sleep you are getting, etc.


As an example I use, when I squat, I always record my working sets from the side on video. I do this to make sure I'm hitti...

May 24, 2018

Guys, take action this week! If you have been struggling with a habit that will lead to the results you want, start by doing something. 

For example, wanting to get your nutrition in check? Dedicate a time to get a workout in. Then your next meal will come out of habi...