The Grand Canyon Connection

Grand Canyon

For the last three years I’ve made it a point to do something really cool for my birthday. This year I decided to hike the Grand Canyon and cross it off my bucket list. So, on Easter Sunday I set the alarm for 4:30am and drove 4.5 hours from the Las Vegas Strip to the…

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Character Is Tested When You Are Up Against It

This is one of my favorite lines from the movie, Invincible. It means that when we’re up against something, or faced with adversity, our character is tested the most. I believe the quote has great application to not only athletics, but also to how we approach our challenges in everyday life. Things are not always going…

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Why Being Disgusted With Yourself is Good

Change

I was fortunate enough to attend a presentation on Saturday by Ron Reynolds. Many know that I’ve recently become affiliated with AdvoCare (he’s their VP of training) and I was excited to hear more about the products and company. What I got was something very different. First, there were a total of THREE lines about…

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Your Relationship with Carbs

Carbs

One of the most interesting things about watching the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge craze overtake the Minneapolis area is to observe people’s relationship with food – particularly with carbs (side note – if you haven’t checked out my eBook yet, please register to the right, download it and flip to Chapter 3, which talks more in depthly about…

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Eight Great Ways to Weight Loss

Are you struggling to lose weight? Tried everything and nothing seems to work? Sick and tired of watching others lose weight while you stay the same? Behold the Eight Great Ways to Weight Loss…and what may be sabotaging your efforts to lose weight. 1. Timing is Off Much of weight loss can be attributed to…

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Abs Made Simple

Abs Made Simple

I’ve been in the fitness industry a 10+ years and one thing that every single person wants is better abs (or a better “core,” as I would define it). It is really not that difficult to train your abs – they have a very basic, but important, function in our every day movements and posture.…

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Five People Who Can Change Your Life

I came across this quote by Jim Rohn and it was too good not to share: “You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have…

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The Rule of 90 Percent

We live in an all or nothing society. Too much black and white and not enough shades of gray. I’ll let you in on a little tip – an all or nothing mentality can be one of the biggest detractors to progress in any area of your life – exercise, nutrition, business, whatever. Because we…

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Full Speed Ahead in 2012

HELLO 2012! You are officially here and now it’s time for decisions. And revisions. The New Year is my favorite time of year and I always like to start it on a positive note. I think about what went well and what I accomplished. I also like to think about what I had hoped to…

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The Power of Positive Thinking

Many of you have probably heard of this book by Norman Vincent Peale but I’ll give you the Scott Welle ultra-short condensed version. Most people underappreciate how important it is to think positively and how it affects all aspects of your life…notably your relationships, professional successes and, certainly, your fitness. I always tell clients you…

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