Posts in "Motivational"

How Macho Bull and the Word Should Can Hold Back Your Training

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of UK based strength coach, Chris Kershaw, and lands on a theme I am a huge proponent of… …Jennifer Lopez, Jason Bourne fight scenes, kitty cuddles people “should’ing” all over themselves. I “should” life x amount of weight. I “should” train x number of days per week. I “should” workout… Read more

Showcasing Strong

What is strong? That’s a good question, and one I feel I don’t have a concise way of answering. I mean, some questions are a cinch to answer: Q: What would be your weapon of choice during the zombie apocalypse? A: Easy. Samurai sword. Q: If you could pick one career to have what would… Read more

A Foolproof Plan For Starting an Exercise Program

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of regular contributor, Shane McLean and touches on a topic that may resonate with many reading… …Top 10 keto recipes that don’t taste like sawdust. LOL – just kidding. How to finally conquer that hurdle of starting an exercise program. It’s not quite as daunting as you think it… Read more

The Art of Distraction

You ever head to the gym, get there, and then all you want to do is leave? No matter how hard you try you just can’t muster the mojo to get going and preserver through a training session. I had one of those days yesterday, actually. I stayed and swallowed a somewhat decent session down,… Read more

Top 4 Mistakes Beginners Make When Starting a Fitness Program. And How to Fix Them

I’m stuck in the midst of an avalanche of entrepreneurial shenanigans this week, so apologies for the lack of content on my end. I do, however, have a first-class guest post from regular contributor, Shane McLean today discussing some common mistakes many beginners make in pursuing their health/fitness goals. But unlike a lot of… Read more

My Half-Hearted Attempt at Helping You Succeed With Your Health and Fitness Resolutions in 2020

It’s a new year. Nay, a new decade. And with it comes the inevitable avalanche of fitness professionals giving advice on how to make your New Year’s Resolutions “stick.” This isn’t quite one of those posts. Meh Don’t get me wrong: I think it’s great many people use this time of year to renew their… Read more

The Lost Art of Adult Play

I’m currently in the Barossa Valley with my wife. There’s not a chance in hell I’m writing a blog post this week. Thankfully regular contributor, Shane McLean, was a champion and took it upon himself to pinch write for me. Thanks Shane! The Lost Art of (Adult) Play When you were a kid, (I… Read more

Achieving a Goal Versus Achieving Success: My Take

I’m currently reading Dan John’s latest opus, 40 Years With a Whistle: Life Lessons From the Field of Play. I enjoy Dan, and I really enjoy his writing. One chapter in particular – Chapter 8: Achieving a Goal versus Achieving Success – resonated with me, and I wanted to take today to pontificate, mirror, and… Read more