Category Archives: Inspiration

4 Most Common Excuses for Not Working Out

Now that January is over, so are most people’s New Year’s Resolutions. They start with the best intentions every year, but the vast majority of folks don’t know how to properly identify what their true goals really are, why those goals are important to them, or how to set up an effective plan to actually […]

SMART Goal Setting for Success (part 2 of 2)

In part one of this series, we looked at our past successes and disappointments, lessons learned, what obstacles prevent us from achieving our goals, what our personal values and negative drivers are, and what roles we play in our daily lives. It’s important to go through all of that prior to actually sitting down and […]

Goal Setting For Success (part 1 of 2)

Now that it’s mid-February and the vast majority of people who made New Year’s Resolutions have already given up on them, it’s time to talk once again about goal setting. If you can master this simple (but not easy) skill, you’ll find success in anything you put your mind to – not just health and […]

Why Most New Year’s Resolutions Fail

For many people, making New Year’s resolutions is an annual event – and they frequently make the Exact. Same. Resolutions. Year after year. Why? Because the person making the same resolutions over and over again never achieved their goals. So why is it that only 8 percent of people who set annual goals for meaningful […]

I Hate Exercise, What Should I Do?

As a professional Personal Trainer, a common question I get from clients who want to lose weight is, “I hate exercise, so what should I do?” Here are a few suggestions: Exercise doesn’t have to take place in a gym. One idea is to become an “accidental” exerciser by just moving more in your environment: […]