How to Bring Yourself Back Up: Fill a Gap

This is my favorite tweet so far this year: My dad died when I was 8. Every week a few of the dads on my hockey team would offer to tie my skates. Not in a big showy way, in a quiet kind way. They filled the gap. Find a way to fill the gap for someone. It’ll make you...
“I know I shouldn’t feel this bad…”

“I know I shouldn’t feel this bad…”

Recently, three clients lost their beloved family pets. Each client kindly informed me of this on their weekly check in form, in part to explain days of blank diet logs and missed workouts, but also because they know I understand exactly how they’re feeling. But what...
Cardio and the bigger picture

Cardio and the bigger picture

CARDIO! It sucks. I mean—no, cardio is wonderful! It’s good for your heart, improves lung capacity, enhances recovery, improves immune function, and even feels good. Do your cardio and you WILL live longer. See? I’m a fan. But in terms of burning bodyfat,...
False Starts

False Starts

You’ve been there. I know I have. You look at your upcoming schedule and spot a stretch of relative normalcy, where you could realistically commit time and energy towards getting big or lean or “just” getting healthy. To really nail it, you even hire...
Skeptical of Everything, Except…

Skeptical of Everything, Except…

It’s funny how people are so skeptical and yet so gullible. They’ll challenge everything from vaccines to the “mainstream news,” questioning if it’s on the level or perhaps there’s a hidden agenda at play. And that’s fine. But...