Spurs Seven Virtues

Today we have a fantastic guest post brought to you by mental coach, Brian Levenson. Brian is a phenomenal coach who has helped/is currently helping countless different people from all walks of life to improve their mental game. He primarily works with athletes ranging from the youth to the professional level, but he also mentors business owners and even Jedi Masters, too. I think you’ll really enjoy his post for today.   Spurs Seven Virtues It’s been a week since the San Antonio Spurs were crowned champions of the NBA.  Since then, they have been celebrated as one of the best, most selfless teams in history.  Personally, I have never cheered for a team whom I had no allegiance/ties to, […]

Planning Your Fitness Goals

Pop quiz! Who said the following quotes? -Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a seed a long time ago. -A goal without a plan is just a wish. -Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. -Man does not plan to fail, he just fails to plan. -Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. The theme of the day (if you haven’t guessed) is an often overlooked aspect of the fitness game: Planning. Coming up with a solid training program for long term success is a key component to reaching your goals.  Let’s enlist the wisdom of some historical individuals to discuss […]

Maximize Each Workout: 3 Practical Tips on Mindset

The mindset associated with any training plan is really what makes the difference in achieving your goals. Sets, reps, exotic exercise selection, equipment, etc. doesn’t make a drop of difference if you are only 60% engaged, focused, and mentally committed. Here are 3 practical tips to get you in the zone – and keep you there – for your next workout session: Pre-workout Nutrition: This is HUGE and probably the MOST practical of these three tips. If you match yourself with the correct pre-workout nutrition for your body, you will be set up with plenty of fuel and focus. Pre-workout nutrition can come in the form of whole food meal, supplement, and/or some kind of stimulant. I’ve tried a number […]