I Am Lost and Don’t Know What Exercise to Do! What Type of Exercise is Best for Me?

I sit down to talk to a prospective client. “What are your goals?”, I ask. “I just want to lose weight”, they say. “Why?”, I clap back. “I’ve always been overweight and I hate exercise.” They say. It’s a common obstacle. And every single day, someone will tell me how much they hate something, don’tContinue reading “I Am Lost and Don’t Know What Exercise to Do! What Type of Exercise is Best for Me?”

Goal Setting: Differentiating Failure from Absence

Hey! Sup? Let’s talk about falling flat on your face. Take a second and think about a time you when you failed. It sucks to look back. It takes over your brain. It reminds you of your inadequacy and disappointment. There’s a deeper hurt that is only felt because you STILL wish you had accomplished theContinue reading “Goal Setting: Differentiating Failure from Absence”

At Home Hacks – Getting your Butt off the couch

Hey! Sup? A couple people I work with have asked about being motivated/excited/disciplined enough to workout at home. Man, it’s not that hard! I guess I’m one of the weirdos though. I have my good days and bad days. It’s true. But with the weather warming up, and the opening of the CHOPSHOP I figuredContinue reading “At Home Hacks – Getting your Butt off the couch”

Breaking out of a Workout Rut

What are some general reasons people fall into a workout rut?   There are so many ways you can fall into a rut with your workouts!    One of the most important pieces of the ‘health puzzle’ is integrating a realistic plan at an appropriate intensity. Especially at this time of year, individuals are motivatedContinue reading “Breaking out of a Workout Rut”

Connecting your Why

  Earlier today I ran up to the rec center. And in case I haven’t told you, I’m on a basketball kick. Basketball is funny to me. It’s a reminder of when I went through my surgeries. It’s a reminder of the years of rehab. It’s a reminder of all the hours spent on theContinue reading “Connecting your Why”

My Friend and Yours: Chris Hopkins

Hey! I am going to be posting some highlights of people who work with me – individuals looking to improve health, build interpersonal relationships with like-minded folks and highlight ways people motivate themselves and each other. After seeing some of these answers, I can promise you this…we’ve all got at least one thing in common –Continue reading “My Friend and Yours: Chris Hopkins”