Posts in "mindset"

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 Hard Truth About Back Pain

Happy Labor Day to my American readers. Happy Monday to everyone else…;o) Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com regular, Shane McLean. Most will be able to commiserate because it deals with an annoying topic most of us are very familiar with: Cross-Fitters low-back pain. We can seemingly do everything perfectly – lift with impeccable… Read more

10 Suggestions On Your Quest For Sustainable Fitness

Fitness is an individual endeavor. Everyone has different goals, aspirations, pacing, expectations, and Spotify playlists that get them revved up to exercise. Today’s guest post, written by Westchester, NY based personal trainer Elaine Studdert, highlights the concept of sustainable fitness and strategies people can use to attain it. Enjoy! 10 Suggestions On the Quest For… Read more

The Comparison Game

I hope everyone out there is okay. Strange times we’re in, and I can appreciate the chaotic and unknown nature of what’s happening in the world is flipping everyone’s day-t0-day musings upside down. Me and my family are trying our best to make lemonade out of lemons, trying to stay calm, and maintaining as much… 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

Trashing the Word Can’t: Why It’s Either You Will, or You Won’t

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com fan-favorite, Justin Kompf. And by “fan-favorite” I mean his one fan, his mom. Just kidding. Justin’s my good friend, occasional training partner, and has written a ton of content for this site, but it’s been awhile… …and I was excited to see this article waiting in my inbox… Read more

Sometimes You Gotta Say Fuck It

Come on, don’t act all hoity toity. You know you’ve said it, or at least have thought about saying it. Go ahead: Say it with me…. ….”Fuck it.” Today Was That Day I didn’t feel overly splendid heading into today’s training session. I mean, I didn’t feel like a got run over by a Mack… Read more

Leverage Your Strengths to Pursue Your Goals

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of my wife Dr. Lisa Lewis who, later this summer, will be one of the presenters taking part in the Soul Sista Summit here in Boston the weekend of June 22nd. For more information go HERE. Leverage Your Strengths to Pursue Your Goals As a psychologist, a performance consultant, and… Read more