Even with the knowledge and principles in place, getting people to listen to fitness advice is hard. How can trainers better connect with their clients?
How do you know you're moving towards your goal? Tracking is great! You know the importance of tracking calories the right way, so you better know the right way to interpret the scale too.
Awesome! This might be the most important thing you've ever done... like really. If there is one thing that drives long term body change-- better than anything I've ever seen-- it's someone who counts and tracks their calories (accurately). So what now? I guess I would make sure you know what a calorie is first. … Continue reading So You’re Counting Calories
Let's have a conversation about calories. Why should you care and how to track them.
The people who love fitness seem crazy, don't they? Full disclosure: they are. And here's the thing, in order to be successful in your fitness journey, you don't need to be in love with it.
I done screwed up, y'all. I planted the seeds of doubt and despair in a client, and I feel pretty crappy about it. But like Bruce Willis said in Sin City, "Hate yourself later". With the damage done, let's see what kind of takeaway we can glean from the situation. I'd been working with one … Continue reading Scale Screw Up
New year, new you, etc. You're trying. You're trying to do better, so that means you're trying to make an effort to read up on all this fitness stuff. But it's hard. For one thing, it seems like everything contradicts itself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ua-WVg1SsA That's kind of the problem with research itself. Results can always be skewed … Continue reading Learning Fitness Hurts My Brain
I don't have a sweet tooth. I just love candy. Some of you think I'm in denial, but that's just how it is. And with November 1st nearly here, it's going to be a great time to stock up on discounted post-holiday candy once again. The rest of you are probably taking a more regulated … Continue reading 3 Tips to Conquering Halloween Candy
This fitness industry tries to hook you by selling the "cool" factor. The truth is most of fitness ain't cool-- but that shouldn't stop you from working out.
Feel like you're getting a grip on things, only to find out there's a way, better approach to lift, eat, sleep, etc? Definitely, been there. For as much talk as we've done about being consistent, we do want to point out how being open to change is another fundamental part of the fitness journey. You're always … Continue reading Frustrated? Change is Part of the Game