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On Asking Others For Help, and Why it Drives Us Nuts!

We don’t often understand how much our ego can hold us back. Of course it is always there, operating behind the scenes. But usually when we make a decision NOT to do something, we wouldn’t attribute it to the preservation of our egos. Instead it might sound something more like, “I don’t have the time,” or “Well that won’t work for me because…” But the hidden subtext of those…

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Why Is It So Hard to Be a Beginner?

We humans have this pesky problem where we simply HATE to be a beginner at anything. And we certainly don’t want to TALK about being a beginner with anyone. Far too much ego and image to protect. Those instincts are ingrained in our DNA. So we know deep down that we have to take steps to improve, but typically the very last desirable option is to ask others for…

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Teaching Your Brain to Think Differently About Fitness

I know it can be hard to think of it in this way, but stick with me. When many people think about fitness success, or they see people who are clearly in great shape, it can seem like a mystery. An intangible. But for those who have walked through a fitness journey themselves, and may be a little further along in the understanding… they know. They know that there…

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Demystifying a Typical At-Home Training Session

Every workout will begin with a light warmup. A chance to establish your goals for the day, and talk with your trainer about your questions, progress, and what you hope to get most out of the session. The warmup places a priority on breathing technique. If you’re not in control of your breath, you’re not in control of your body. We’ll stretch, and slowly warmup your heart rate. This…

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