Why the Soft Skills of Coaching Matter

Which is the more valuable skill to have as a coach or personal trainer: The Nuts & Bolts (I.e., turning people into deadlifting Terminators)? The Soft Skills (I.e., fostering “connection” with clients/athletes)? Biceps (I.e., biceps)? Okay, taking biceps out of the conversation (because that’s the right answer), I think both – nuts & bolts and… Read more

My Wish For Female Fitness: Less Talk About Less

NOTE: This is a blog I originally wrote back in 2017, but I’m repurposing it today because: It’s really fucking good. AND       2. It matches well with the release of Psych Skills for Fitness Pros, my wife’s (Dr. Lisa Lewis), latest resource for personal trainers, strength & nutrition coaches, and physical therapists… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 3/6/20

I’m currently in Paris. It’s a detour I’ve made in between two weekends of teaching workshops (last weekend in Athens, Greece and this coming weekend in London). I love it here. I only had one full day at my disposal so I made the most of it. I adore walking around European cities so I… Read more

The Words We Use Matter

NOTE: In concert with the release of Dr. Lisa Lewis’s new resource Psych Skills for Fitness Pros this week (and because I’m currently in Paris getting ready to crush some cheese and don’t have time to write anything new) I wanted to repurpose some old content which 1) You may have missed the first time… Read more

Psych Skills for Fit Pros Now Available

I’m excited to announce that Dr. Lisa Lewis’s brand new resource, Psych Skills for Fit Pros, is now live and ready to purchase/melt people’s brains. This resource was made specifically to help personal trainers, strength & nutrition coaches, and physical therapists accelerate their clients’ results (and YOUR success) by mastering communication and motivational skills. I.e.,… Read more

Appearance on the Fit Dad Nation Podcast: How to Build an Online Brand

How to Build an Online Brand I made a cameo appearance on the Fit Dad Nation podcast w/ Steve Roy recently to discuss keto recipes. LOL – just kidding. We go into some detail on how to go about building an online brand/community in an ethical manner that will lead to long-lasting revenue streams. In… Read more

If You Want to Correct Shit You Need to Own Shit

I’ve used a similar slogan in other ways: “If you want to fix shit you need to lift shit.” “If you want to fix shit do shit right.” “Shit, shit, shitty, shit.” There’s a t-shirt in there somewhere…;o) Needless to say: 1) I have a potty mouth (#sorrynotsorry) and 2) I’m a firm believer that… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/21/20

First things first: A new season of Clone Wars starts today. No big deal. BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year… Read more