Common Beginner Mistakes – Part 3

Part 3 of the “Common Beginner Mistakes” series is underway!  Like all the great series’ out there (Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Star Wars…), it’s important that you check out each and every single one.  Take a look back at Part 1 and Part 2.  I’m sure you’ll find a hidden gem or two in there that will help you make better progress in the weight room. As you may know, I’m a creature of habit.  I tend to order the same meal from Taco Bell (6 crunch tacos), dry my body off in the same sequence after taking a shower (I know… I’m weird), and I always choose the color blue while playing Settlers of Catan. With that, let’s […]

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 […]