Posts in "mindset"

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

Fitness Limbo and How a Penny Can Add Perspective

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of regular contributor and San Antonio based personal trainer, Jonathan Acosta. The fitness industry is rife with people who use hyperbole, quick fixes, and instant gratification tactics to “woo” other people into their web of deceit and mindfuckery. Whether one’s goal is fat-loss, muscle gain, or to have a pecs… Read more

If You Want to Improve, You’re Going to Have to Deal With Some Shit

Today’s guest post comes from regular contributor, Justin Kompf. It’s a personal story, but a story many of you reading will either appreciate or commiserate with. I hope the former.   If You Want to Improve, You’re Going to Have to Deal With Some Shit There was once a young man who was enrolled at… Read more

Fitness Celebrity vs. Fitness Pro: Part 2 – Shots Have Been Fired

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach, Erica Suter. A few months ago she wrote an excellent article comparing fitness celebrities vs. fitness pros (linked below). Deservedly so, it made its rounds around the internet and reiterated a message I 100% agree with. It was so popular she decided to write a follow-up and… Read more