What You Do Is Where You Are

Earlier this year we looked at the importance and power of vision boards. Now, thinking about the items on our vision boards is one thing. But what are the daily decisions that are powering our current situation?  What you do is where you are. Can you not say goodbye to the potato chips at 11pm?…

Small Moments to Gather Momentum

Small Moments and Decisions are the spice of life “Your life is made up of a series of small moments and decisions. If you become numb to the small stuff, then that’s why your life isn’t changing. Something as small as the urge to play the bass guitar, the impulse to show up at an…

Stop Waiting

Paige and I saw a bird walking across the road today. As we approached it in our car, it started running. We squealed in fear of hitting the little bird. It did make it to safety, but as we continued down the road, we both said… “but it can FLY”. It seems as though we,…

Discover a More Powerful You

Below are seven major areas of your life. Consider each one and figure out whether you act like a chicken or a jerk in each area. Identify it now so that you can catch yourself later;   Ask yourself: “In what areas of my life am I acting like a chicken? What am I too…

Stop Saying You Are Fine: Take Action

  5-Second Rule   How it works: Move from idea to execution in 5 seconds. Pretend that if you don’t, the idea will start to melt. The longer you wait, the more likely you only have a puddle left to work with. Trust that your first instincts are often more correct than your second guesses….

Stop Saying You’re Fine

Stop Saying You’re Fine “Given the choices between accomplishing something and just lying around, I’d rather lie around. No contest” – Eric Clapton Who this can help People who struggle on the daily with sticking to a plan, people falling short of reaching their goals, people who are reaching their goals and want to get…

Are you wearing the right shoes in the gym?

If the shoe fits wear it, right? Maybe not. It turns out the choice of which shoe to wear in the gym is not a simple as picking the cutest colour. There are many different types of shoes you can wear in the gym. I’m going to break each of them down and explain why…

A Brief History of Strength Sports

When I tell people that I have competed in Weightlifting and Powerlifting I get a lot of unnerving questions. “Are those not the same thing?” “Does that mean you walk around in a bikini and heels?” “What is a snatch?” As I write this, the program doesn’t even recognize that Powerlifting is in fact a word…

Myth Busters: Week 2

Eating fat makes you fat. How many of you have heard this claim in popular advertisements, magazines and fad diet plans? It is very important to our overall function of our bodies that we take in a healthy balance of fat, carbohydrate and protein. Every single one of these macronutrients are essential to each individual….

Myth Busters: Week 1

To successfully lose weight, you must cut carbohydrates from your diet….true or false?  FALSE.  Our brains require carbohydrates to function properly, and our bodies require carbohydrates to function at an optimal level. Carbs are also required for serotonin production. We shouldn’t cut carbohydrates out of our diet, but we certainly need to pay attention to…