Posts Tagged with "Pat Rigsby"

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

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 or amenities, the results someone is able to achieve with their clients/athletes, or even their knowledge on topics like anatomy, assessment, program design, or, I don’t know, long division. Don’t… 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