What to do when you don’t PR (or level up)?

What to do when you don’t PR (or level up)?

As we begin our 5 weeks of assessments, there will be days where you won’t be able to level up.  While your gut reaction may be to feel like you failed or are not improving, this is actually a routine part of working out.  If you find yourself not PRing on a...
How to speed up your progress

How to speed up your progress

I always liked the story about the Tortoise and the Hare.  I think it just makes me feel better about being slow cause its gives me hope that on a long enough timeline, I can get ahead of someone better than me!  It also has a ton of carry over to working out.  Most...
Are you feeling tired and not like yourself?

Are you feeling tired and not like yourself?

Every once in awhile, I will hear a comment from someone at the gym about how they are not feeling like themselves.  It is usually just meant to be a self observation and usually sounds like “my joints are achey,” “I am feeling tired all the...
Set yourself up for Success

Set yourself up for Success

A lot of time when I put together blog posts, I am just sharing a conversation I had with a member who has a problem they are trying to solve.  The other posts usually come from my personal experiences. The last few weeks I finally got back in the swing of working out...