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Discipline Equals Freedom

“Our freedom to operate and maneuver had increased substantially through disciplined procedures. Discipline equals freedom.” ― Jocko Willink The more restrictions I create in my life, getting up early, not snoozing, training, eating nutritious food, getting enough sleep, the more freedom they create. All of these things aren’t always enjoyable. They are things that I…

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Why You Need to Start Using An Accountabilibuddy

Picture this, you set your alarm for 5:00am with the plan of getting to the gym at 6. It’s a new start, a new you and you’re going to crush it. You’ve followed all the advice. Prepped your gym clothes and laid them out so there’s no confusion when you wake. Fast forward to the…

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Focus On The Big Rocks First

Fitness is both simple and complex. It’s a rabbit hole. You can dig as deep as time allows. This is interesting if your career is in the industry. As a PN coach we are told that it’s important to understand the theory, like a mechanic must understand how an engine works but the driver only needs…

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5 Simple Steps to Making Exercise a Habit in 2017

I thought it would be fitting to have an article to help you with your new years resolutions. I’m not a fan of making new years resolutions as I pointed out in my previous article here. The simple reason is because they generally don’t work. Only about of 8% of the population actually stick to…

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January Isn’t Special

This is my first article in quite a while and it’s going to be part of a weekly dose of content I have pledged to keep for the next 28 weeks. You see I’ve always wanted to blog regularly (2-4 times a month) but I’ve never managed to maintain it since starting this blog back…

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How To Restart Good Habits

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Will Durant Over the last three years I have successfully formed quite a few life changing habits. I started reading, and read 52 books last year. I started meditating, at some points doing 1-2 hours a day and completed two 10 day…

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How to Read 50 Books in a Year

So you want to read more books but still haven’t got around to it? I used to be in the same situation. I knew it would be beneficial to read more but I still didn’t read more. “Read for an hour a day” is something Pat Divilly always says and anyone who is successful seems…

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5 Ways To Help Form Healthy Habits And Behavior Changes In Your Clients

I‘M ALWAYS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT NEW WAYS TO IMPROVE MY RESULTS WITH CLIENTS. During my first two years as a trainer, I felt a little powerless with some clients. I told them all the right things. Reduce carbohydrates, eat more protein and veggies with every meal, strength train. The thing is, a lot of my clients…

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Feel the Domino Effect with Keystone Habits

For me, when I wake up early I feel better. I get more done and the day seems to be a good one. Compare this to when I sleep in. After I wake I’m a bit pissed with myself and then the time I usually have is much shorter so I have to sacrifice my…

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Get Consistent with Tiny Habits

Last month I signed up for BJ Fogg’s Tiny Habits email course. Fogg is the go to guy for habit formation advice. He has over 20 years of research experience and works as a psychologist at Stanford University. His technique focuses on creating small, simple habits. He calls them tiny habits. What is a tiny habit?…

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