Category Archives: weight training

The Foodie & the Athlete

According to Wikipedia, “A foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food, and who eats food not only out of hunger but also as a hobby.” The first time I met Steve Mansir, I was … Continue reading

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Would You Pay $36,500 for a Diet Coke?

I know that question sounds crazy; however, I did and actually much, much more.  My story starts with the freedom of getting my driver’s license as a sixteen-year-old.  I was already hooked on diet soft drinks, so whenever I stopped … Continue reading

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How Are You Showing Up?

The first time I ever heard that question was from my long-time mentor Andy Andrews. He was speaking live at a large business convention and shared the story about how his mentor, Jones, asked him that very question. Andy was … Continue reading

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Eating on Cruise Control

I am your constant companion. I am your most excellent helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am entirely at your command. You might as well turn over half of the … Continue reading

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28 Days Too Late…

On the morning of September 25, 2020, it hit me out of the blue, and like a ton of bricks, that I hadn’t seen any recent posts from my friend and former client, Damon Taylor.  And while the optimist in … Continue reading

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Time Proved Me Right

The golf bug bit me at age 11, and I’ve loved the game all my life. As a freshman in high school, I found myself on the golf team in desperate need of hitting the ball further. At 5’7″ and … Continue reading

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How Are You Shaping Your Path?

How are you shaping your path?  You may have no idea what I’m referring to if you’ve not read the book, Switch by Chip and Dan Heath.  You see, you have two brains which the authors represent with the analogy of … Continue reading

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Robyn…My Complex Client

After a lengthy conversation with her parents, I now sat face to face with 18-year-old Robyn in what seemed like a stare off deathmatch.  It had only been a few minutes since Robyn took her seat in my office and … Continue reading

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My Secrets for Working Out at Home

On March 16, 2020, my company along with many others across our nation closed its doors.  When our boss gave the word, my mind immediately began racing with all the mostly negative ramifications.  Beyond the obvious health and financial implications … Continue reading

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I Know What I Should Be Doing…But?

How often have you heard someone say, “I know what I should be doing, but I’m just not doing it”?  As a nutrition coach, I hear this all the time as if it’s as simple as flipping on a light … Continue reading

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