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

How to Battle the Winter Eff Its

It’s the dead of winter here in Boston. It sucks. And while this winter has been pretty “tame” thus far compared to winters past, it doesn’t renege on the fact that the cold, grayness, and general sense of laziness and malaise the weather imbues upon the northeast every year this time of year takes its… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/14/20

    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 in a row Dean Somerset and I are presenting together. We’re so… Read more

The Lost Art of Saying I Don’t Know

“I don’t know.” Three words a large chunk of fitness professionals have wretched relationship with.   The prevailing thought, it seems, is that admitting ignorance is a sign of weakness or that you’ll somehow lose credibility points for not knowing the answer to a client’s question… …as if the fitness industry’s equivalent of Professor McGonagall… Read more