Posts Tagged with "Pat Rigsby"
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
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 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?” 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
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
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