This cold dreary weather, along with the stressors from work, school, being sick or whatever it might be can make you feel like training is the last thing you want to do. You aren't alone, everyone will have days like this (yes even your coach will deal with this). Here are a couple of things you can do on days like this.

Here’s to a New Year and renewed optimism. In addition to the calendar turning we know the New Year brings with it the annual new gym membership migration with it. Unfortunately we also know over 90% of these hopeful souls will crash and burn by March. Harsh I know, but so is subjecting oneself to the same cycle of hope and despair every year.

Touch Your Toes Again...Seriously! 

Follow this simple progression and soon you will find your toes again.

Does the bench press cause you shoulder pain?

Check out the shoulder friendly floor press and keep those shoulders.



Is letting your knees move over your toes during lunges and squats going to cause knee pain or is it a lot about nothing? Find out the truth about this commonly held belief right now!


We like to assume our chest and arms out the only limiting factor when it comes to pushups. The reality is for many, the core or inability to brace well is actually a big area that needs to be improved. Try out the PUP and build your push-up strength.

Everybody wants to get better, unfortunately not everyone is willing to do the work to get there.

When it comes to goal-setting, so many of us are guilty of simply making fluff goals we really have no intention of seeing through, probably just to believe in the possibility of a better future for ourselves or maybe just to make us feel good in the moment.

Most folks have a "want list" opposed to an actual list of goals.

Seriously, how often do you literally find yourself resetting or starting over again when it comes to setting goals or "trying again." it's endless right?