Posts Tagged with "Pat Rigsby"

How to Curate A Winning Gym Culture

What separates good gyms or trainers from the mediocre ones? Some would make the case it’s a certain style of training, access to state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, the results  their clients/athletes are able to achieve, or even their knowledge on topics like anatomy, assessment, program design, or, I don’t know, long division. Don’t get me… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck At Home Not Wearing Pants: 6/19/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE 1. I’ll start with a brief #achillesgate2020 update. I had my first post op with my surgeon earlier this week and, once the faint Cheetos smell dissipated after removing the bandaging I had on for two straight weeks, the doc said everything looked swell. I was quite shocked at the lack of… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 4/13/18

It’s Friday. Lets get right to it. BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. Coaching Competency: DC Spots are still available for my Coaching Competency workshop in Sterling, VA next weekend. For $129 you get to hang out with me for seven hours, talk about assessment, program design, deadlifts, and LOLCat memes. This event has been approved… Read more

What Does Good Coaching Look Like?

“What does good coaching look like?” It’s a question I’m asked often. And I can’t say I have a definitive answer. I’ve had coaches who were laid back and patient and coaches who were not that, and made a tornado look like a gentle Spring breeze.   In health/fitness circles, much like athletics, there’s a… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Greetings From Florida Edition

1. I’m in Florida as I write this – Jensen Beach/Stuart area in fact – and since my girlfriend and her mom decided to have a little mother-daughter “lets shop till we drop” marathon today, which I absolutely wanted no part of, I’ve had a nice, relaxing day to myself where I went to a… Read more

6 Tips On Becoming a Better Fitness Professional

I’ve been toying around with writing a post providing tips and insight for new and upcoming trainers/coaches on how to become a better fitness professional for a while now, as I feel the ‘new class’ coming in often has an overwhelming sense of entitlement. Not all of them, of course.  But a fair share. For… Read more