Monthly Archives: May 2022
Laying the Foundation: What to Expect As a First-Year Personal Trainer
Being a personal trainer can be a very rewarding career. The first step to “success” in this industry, however, is understanding that there’s a difference between it being a hobby and you taking the necessary steps to make it a career. The second step to success is expectation management: You will not work with professional… Read more
What Would I Say to Someone Starting Out?
Being human means being enamored by a litany of things in the health/wellness/physical preparation realm. Some people are easily swooned by fancy watches and elaborate looking exercises Others by cryochambers and Paleo recipes that taste like sawdust. I am not here to play judgement police. For the most part, everything has a time and place… Read more
I Jacked My Low Back, Now What? Workout
Back tweaks are an inevitability. They happen to people who lifts weights regularly, and those who just look at weights. They happen when doing something as inane as bending over to tie your shoes, as well as when you’re doing some less inane, like, fighting crime at night. They happen on a Wednesday. There’s no… Read more
Quitters Are Winners: When Is It Okay to Give Up?
Hello, hello! I know. It’s not lost on me that I’ve been an abject failure on the “writing new content” side of things. If it’s any consolation I’ve also been lackluster on a few fronts: Calling my mom. Avoiding pizza. Not (not) being jacked. Hugs. My free time has been monopolized by what can only… Read more
The 4 Steps to Never Ending Growth
My good friend and colleague, Gavin McHale, is back with another excellent guest post today. He’s been on a tear of late writing some stellar content for this site. We’re all our own worst enemy, and for many, stepping outside our comfort zones and taking risks (calculated or not) in an attempt to grow our… Read more