I wanted to give a bit of a client update. Here is Dan Kuhnen's awesome progress. I met Dan Kuhnen way back in 2008, when I was first entering the world of personal training and fitness. He later went on to become a successful personal trainer...read more
So here is the short of it - Fitness never ends. Just think how flat out silly it is to be in shape for one day. Or - in our cases , in shape for a couple minutes on stage. I have always liked this quote , and I don’t where I got it - “Compete because you workout....read more
Everyone will want to think that pre contest is the most important time of the year for a competitor - and my pretty gosh darn firm opinion for a long time for almost everyone is this is flat out not true. The offseason is by far more important, especially for the...read more
This is not something I am going to claim I came up with, but I am going to put it into my own words, and hopefully make some sense of it. This was, the term “the needs state," created by none other than Scott Abel himself. Understanding "Needs State" & Training...read more
These events happen all the time, although as summer comes to a close, I find it funny I’m writing about this now, instead of in April or May 🙂 If you are either (a) not a competitor, or (b) you are a competitor, but you don’t have a show in the foreseeable future,...read more
Courtney H came to me looking to lose fat and get in shape for one of the most important days of her life: her wedding. The results speak for themselves, but I want to make a note about this. There are reasons why you need to be careful when doing this. As a coach, my...read more
Chris R hired me for one-on-one coaching because she wanted a serious change, but she had to balance her fitness goals with her kids, her grandkids, and shift work as an EMT. In other words, she was extremely busy; she had both professional and family...read more
There are a lot of people that cry about their thyroid. They think that as soon as they gain some weight, that they assume their thyroid is messed. This is a completely different topic for another time – so we’ll save it for that. How exactly can you make your thyroid...read more
The weekend – synonymous to most with Party, fun, no work, booze, and more! Your schedule (especially if you’re a 9-5er) is off, you sleep in, stay up late, and much more. You can still be on point for the weekends – or at the bare minimum do some damage control with...read more
“Protein farts!” “I’m always bloated, just who I am” “There is nothing I can do – why do I bother fighting it? I hear a lot of this, and if you are one of my clients, you know it’s one of the imperative questions I ask in my assessments. How people learn to just…...read more
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