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Last week I discussed the vast diversity in fitness needs and goals of our members at the Bodysmith, and I talked about some of the different systems we use to help them become their best. The important thing to remember is that our systems have diverse solutions built into their design, so there’s no “fast...
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Expect the unexpected has become a daily mantra for us at the Bodysmith. There’s the challenge of running a business, of course, but our members keep us on our toes, too. (Always in a good way). See, we all know that everyone is unique and no two people are the same. But, when you look...
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The other day I met with a potential member who wanted to explore what the Bodysmith was all about. Since I love the opportunity to share what we hold as important at the Bodysmith—community, support, hard work, results—I couldn’t wait to get started. We call these meetings with potential members “Strategy Sessions” because they are...
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This may be difficult to believe, but even though I own a gym it’s hard for me to find time to workout. So when someone tells me it’s tough for them to find time to work out, I can sympathize…really! You see, most days if I’m at the gym I work twelve or fifteen-hour days....
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I’m on vacation with some friends and having a great time. Even though I’m supposed to be taking a break, I had a quick thought I wanted to share as I drink my second cup of the day. Okay, it’s more of a question I wanted to ask you: do you ever feel like quitting?...
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The other day I was at the coffee shop drive-thru window picking up my regular, delicious, iced Americano and the young lady asked how I was doing. “I’m great,” I replied and asked her the same question. Her response: “I can’t complain.” That got me thinking. Can’t we all complain? There must be something in...
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In the past, I’ve talked about managing activities rather than time. The point being that we all have the same time in a day and there’s not a lot we can do to change time, unfortunately. Instead, it’s how we choose to spend that time—how we prioritize our activities—that make a difference. I got a...
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As a musician and member of the rhythm section, I need to know something about tempo. But today I want to talk to you about how tempo can be used to get the most out of your workouts. In fact, one of the critical factors affecting the success of your efforts will be the tempo...
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Now that the weather has finally turned, I’ve changed up my Sunday morning ritual. So this Sunday started with a leisurely breakfast of Ezekiel toast, organic peanut butter and coffee (the true ‘Breakfast of Champions’). I vegged out in front of the TV and planned my day before I went to the shed and broke...
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If our attention spans are short (and they are), and we have frustrations over the current state of our bodies and health (many of us do), we can be susceptible to those who preach absolutes or an “easy way out.” And since we hear thousands of pieces of advice from the internet, TV, etc. over...
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