Posts in "Motivational"

Injuries Happen. Here’s How To Deal With It

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Dallas based personal trainer, Shane McLean. Shane’s an avid commenter on this website and passionate coach. Today he discusses injuries and how to best deal with them. Enjoy! Shit Injuries Happen. Here’s How To Deal With It Ever played Whack-A-Mole? Those smiling, annoying critters pop up faster than you… Read more

I Encourage You To Fail

I’m going to fill you in on a little TG trivia from back in the day. And it’s something I’m not too proud of. I failed my driver’s license exam…twice. Yeah, yeah…..ha, ha, ha. Laugh it up. I deserve it. I didn’t get my license until I was 18. Which, in hindsight, wasn’t the end… Read more

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Has Told Women “Don’t Get Too Muscular”

NOTE: As some of you may or may not know, I’m getting married this weekend. As such, I’m going to be a little hit and miss as far as how often I update the blog for the next week or so. I’m going to be too busy eating my fair share of carrot cake and… Read more

Fitness Industry “Pros.” Are You One (Or an Amateur)?

Before I get into the meat and potatoes of today’s post (it’s going to be a quick one because I’m t-minus ONE day before I leave Boston and fly down to Florida to get married. Of course, I have yet to pack. And I have every intention of spending my last day in Boston as… Read more

Thoughts on “Dad Bod”

I think it was a year or two ago when the term “thigh gap” was all the rage. It seemed I couldn’t log onto any of my social media accounts or peruse the internet without being bombarded by the phrase. The premise was pretty dumb. Women (not all of them mind you) were transfixed by… Read more

How Toxic Hostility Is Killing Us: Yes, This is Relevant To You. So Read It

Photo Credit: Rafael de Oliveira I had the pleasure of attending the Boston Sports Medicine Performance Group (BSMPG) annual conference this past weekend at Northeastern University. First off: props to Art Horne for pulling off – yet again – another spectacular job organizing and hosting the event. You, sir, deserve this:   Second off: this… Read more

What I Learned From Avengers: Age of Ultron

Like most people on the planet I spent my $15 to go see Avengers: Age of Ultron recently. Lisa and I had to hold off on seeing it right away because I was traveling last week, and there was NO way she was going to allow me to see it without her. Even if I… Read more

Fitness Professionals: Find Your Why

While I wouldn’t place myself in the echelon of “voracious reader,” I do read a lot. Fiction, non-fiction, autobiographies, Entertainment Weekly, it’s all fair game. Like many of my colleagues, I make a special point to read books on personal development and business. For some of my favs check out my list HERE. One book… Read more