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Inspiration

Successful Goal Setting

A client recently asked me to help with setting some goals.   By Mike Harland This also prompted me to speak about successful goal setting strategies with our upcoming trial members and then I thought it would be a good idea to speak about it here. Too often we get fixated on our long-term goals,…

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I Can’t Promise That

Sometimes I get frustrated with this industry.   By: Mike Harland A large part of that is because I can’t promise all of the things that other people do. I can’t. You see, I browse my social media outlets, I check out what some of the “health coaches” are saying, and I just couldn’t lead…

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Ice Cream or Your Goals

I was having a conversation with someone the other day and we were talking about why we weren’t seeing the changes we wanted to.   By: Mike Harland They were working hard, eating healthy, getting enough sleep, and seemed like all the stars were aligned. We had to dig a little on this one… and…

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Reward Yourself

Today I’m going to talk about something we sometimes forget to do, which is rewarding ourselves.   By: Coach Mike Harland When someone walks into our facility, it’s usually with a goal in mind. Those goals could be related to weight loss or gain, strength gains, health related issues, or a list of many other…

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Everyday Is Chest Day

Everyday is chest day.   Soooo yeah, about that… By: Coach Mike Harland When I was younger I hit a point where I wanted to get in shape. School was over, my lifestyle habits were shit, and it showed. Going from a childhood full of sports and activity to McDonald’s and hanging out was beginning…

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Today’s Workout Sucked

Today’s workout sucked…   Not the actual workout, but everything leading up to it. I had the perfect daily routine and that got derailed –> BIGTIME!   Coach Greg took a couple of weeks off for his honeymoon. That meant I was back to coaching the early morning sessions. Since I would typically answer emails…

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Short Term Success

What, to me, is the most important thing when training a new client?   Success in the immediate future.   That doesn’t  mean weight loss. It doesn’t mean strength gains. It doesn’t mean increased mobility. So, what does it mean? I train clients of all fitness levels and abilities. They come with very different training…

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Overtraining

By Michael Harland. Today I want to bring up something that the coaches and I talk about a lot, overtraining. All too often we read about, see, hear, etc., of people doing too much. This isn’t their fault. It’s a problem that is growing in our industry. People are idealized for doing the newest, craziest…

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The Other Hard Part

By Michael Harland. The hard part isn’t always the workout. It’s not always the nutrition. A lot of the time, it’s the commitment. It’s easy to do things when we’re excited for them. We’re on a high and ready to take on the world at that point. What happens when the excitement wears off and…

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Be Proud Of Yourself

By Michael Harland. That’s right, enjoy your accomplishments. Understand your growth. Be proud of all that you are. A lot of people take on the new year focusing on the future, but without the past we don’t know where we need to focus our efforts. So I want you to look back on the past…

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