“Find You Why”

“Find Your Why” This is a phrase I often tell people when we’re talking about accountability, staying motivated, keeping on track of your fitness program… I got news this week that an old high school classmate and friend had passed away. He died of a heart attack. He was unhealthy, overweight, and didn’t take care of himself. And unfortunately he’s now dead of a... Read More »

What is positive focus? How can it help?

I’ve got several daily methods of stress release and ways of creating space in my mind. I’ve talked about meditation in the past and the benefits I get from it. If you’re not already meditating regularly- DO IT!! Enough said. Another secret weapon I use is something called Positive Focus. Positive Focus has 4 parts- 1. What: 2. Why: 3. Lesson: 4. Apply: WHAT happened? WHY is it a... Read More »

one of the most misunderstood things about nutrition and what we eat

I’m still surprised by how many people I talk to still think low-fat means good and that you should avoid fats in your diet. So let me break this down…. We need adequate fat in our diet to support metabolism, cell and tissue function, immunity, hormone production, and the absorption of many nutrients. Fats help reduce inflammation, improve brain and eye function, and keep us satisfied.... Read More »

3 Common Fat-Loss Myths

So today I want to take a minute and discuss 3 common fat loss myths to be aware of and not make these mistakes… Do you want to lose some body fat? Sure, everyone does! Let’s be honest here… we all want to look better. Losing fat, improving your fitness level and your overall health are usually all wrapped up into one. But the problem is- there’s so much misinformation out ... Read More »

Saying NO means saying YES to something else!

Are you always on the go? It seems every time we turn around we are being invited to attend, host, or volunteer at something. Balancing family and social activities can seem overwhelming and then throw health and fitness into the mix and it just seems like there is not enough time for everything that needs to be done. How do you do it all? Where is the healthy balance that you long to find? The se... Read More »

Intentions & Transitions

Believe it or not, we are exactly half-way through the 2014 year. Now that is scary. If you step-back exactly 6 months ago, many of you were filling out your “Annual Roadmaps & Strategic Plans” for the year. At the very least, I bet you set some strong intentions and goals for your year. Maybe your goals dealt with your career. Or finances. Or improving your health. Or dream vacat... Read More »

Small Group Personal Training at Tulsa Fitness Systems!

You probably already know that I take continuing education very seriously and everything we do at TFS has a purpose and meaning and we don’t do things out of randomness or generic or outdated programs that are so common in our industry. And with that said, one of the newest and most exciting things we’ve started offering at TFS is Small Group Personal Training. We’ve been offerin... Read More »

Strive For Greatness

Be better today than you were yesterday. Each day of your life provides you with an endless number of opportunities to demonstrate commitment, character and focus to showcase your greatness and get better. You just have to give up the comfort zone that can hold you back. Results and greatness comes from a consistent daily desire to improve. Your success will not be measured by how many days you ge... Read More »

Happy New Year!

It’s a new year and we’ve had great workouts at TFS all this week to ring in 2014! I’m very excited about the possibilities to make 2014 a hugely successful one and hope you are too! In honor of the new year, I want to share a couple “Coach’s Tips” to help set us all up for success for 2014- Become your biggest Champion! Shut down any negative voices of self-dou... Read More »

Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

We all know the saying, “Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail” so we prepare and plan for everything in life. Our calendars seem endlessly filled in with things to do and upcoming events. From kid’s activities and family events to work conferences and meetings, sometimes it seems there is no end in sight. However, there is one area we sometimes forget to plan for and that is our health. Often times we set h... Read More »

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