A question I get asked every single day is "so what is this online training?" I know it seems like some kind of mysterious sorcery but I promise it is really quite simple.
The first thing I like to tell people is that, as far as programming and nutrition coaching go, my online clients will experience the same process as those who are coming to see me in person at The Forge Brooklyn. We start with an interview to decide if we would be a good fit and to establish your goals and how to reach them. From there,
Do you have a fear of failure? Something that's holding you back? Here are the top 5 fears I see that keep people out of the gym and how to overcome them.
My Favorite Answer: Why?
I spend a lot of time in gyms. A lot of time. I have great opportunities to see a variety of coaches and trainers work with clients of differing shapes, sizes, leverages, and personalities. I often think to myself, “why didn’t I think of that?”. Many times, however, I just think “WHY?”
Today we have a guest post by my friend, fitness model and coach Kevin Kreider. Just in time for Thanksgiving he outlines Intermittent Fasting and IF it is right for you. (you like what I did there?).
My Fat Loss Truth
Do you want the truth about fat loss?
Its fucking hard.
I know that’s not going to help my ebook sales but it’s the truth. I say that because I am on the tail end of a pretty long fat loss phase. My calories are getting low, workouts seem harder than they should, and I am not sleeping well.
MISFIT– A PERSON WHOSE BEHAVIOR OR ATTITUDE SETS THEM APART FROM OTHERS IN AN UNCOMFORTABLY CONSPICUOUS WAY.
Eating Out (on) Instagram
Since dining has become less about spending time with loved ones and enjoying the simple act of sustenance and more about a budding career as an unpaid Instagram food stylist, I now know more than ever about public food choice. I applaud the ability of people to self-identify through hashtags instead of say music or the things you collectively hate (like the way normal people make friends). But I hate trendy brunch items.
The sound of heavy iron being moved through space is unmistakable. It shouldn’t be audible but there it is. You just know. Especially at the end. That clanging, the sound of the lifter finally being unshackled from the barbell’s gravity.
Have you ever had someone ask you that question? The one that makes you question your capabilities?
Something that you don’t immediately know the answer to (but should)?
The Paleo Diet.
Simply uttering these three words in my presence a couple of years ago would have pushed my blood pressure into dangerous heights.