Place Matters

Place Matters

The first step to moving towards your goal is setting the place it’s going to happen. Last Friday, Kate and I closed on our first house. Very exciting and happy times for us for sure. When you walk in, there’s a living room to the right (by the way, no I’m not about to give […]


Great Trainers

Great Trainers

Who remembers the boring, apathetic teachers in school? Not me. I only remember the hard asses. My 9th grade history teacher took 8 minutes of the first day of classes to point out my crooked tie. If you played spots, who remembers the coaches that “went easy on you?” Not me. I only remember those […]


Attitude Determines Altitude

Attitude Determines Altitude

“Attitude, more than your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar 99% of the time when you see people in passing, if you greet them at all, your exchange will be some pleasantry like: Hello. Good morning. How are you? If there’s conversation, it’s brief and predictably about the weather, the weekend or what’s happening […]


Mental Fitness

I’ve been a motivator, trainer and coach for ten years and I still get excited when I see someone go “all in” to level up their fitness and health. A few conversations come to mind this week when talking with new and existing clients. One woman, down 12lbs, 7 inches and 4% body fat in […]


Do you workout or do you train?

Here’s my gym routine from last week (don’t worry, it’s short and that’s very much the point). 2:35 – Walk in gym 2:39 – Look around, meander a bit, no plan 2:41 – Lean against a barbell, feel lazy 2:42 – Check phone, music isn’t working 2:43 – “Screw this shit” 2:45 – Walk out […]