Find Your 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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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- …