Progress Over Perfection

I am learning how to choose progress over perfection, simply because perfection doesn't exist. I can be such a jerk to myself when I don't get things right. For example,…

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The Story You Tell Yourself

Everyone Has A Story The question I have is, "Are you aware of the story you tell yourself?" How many times have you said something like this to yourself: "I'll…

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A Tip To Successful Behavior Change

Where do you even start to change a behavior? Last week I led a lecture to five first-year college students about building habits to win a bike race. ​These freshmen…

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The Fu*kits

Where do the fu*kits come along for you on the journey? It's late; you're tired, you don't feel like cooking, it's easier to skip the workout, grab some take out,…

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Vague Goals Get Vague Results

How To Avoid Getting Vague Results So you want to "feel healthier" or "feel better." I love intentions like these, but there is one big problem with these types of…

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How to Follow Through

I used to flake out all the time... Get excited about a goal, spend hours planning out my attack, and then not follow through. Or, I would do it for…

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How to Take Progress Photos

75 Hard: My Progress Photo Story From January 2nd to April 27th I participated in, and completed, a mental toughness challenge called the 75 Hard. Here is a brief description…

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Four Ways to Track Your Habits

Tony Robbins says that “progress equals happiness." I agree. There is nothing that makes me feel more accomplished than waking up knowing that I am better than I was yesterday.…

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How to Break a Bad Habit

Identify the Habit Loop A client of mine claims to have an addiction to sweets. Ice cream, shaved ice, cinnamon rolls, and pastries are some of his favorites. Some of…

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The Dangers of Poor Sleep

Sleep is more important than diet or exercise. So you want to put on muscle, lose fat, and perform well in the gym? Have you ever thought about how well…

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Execute Your Goals Like a Boss

The SMART Framework That Guarantees Results In two weeks I'll be starting a brand new fitness program. Instead of saying, “I want to put on some muscle", let's get deep…

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