Confession: I *almost* skipped my workout

I’ve got a big confession for you today … and yes, this happens to coaches, too.

The other day I was NOT FEELING my workout. I don’t know why… but I was dreading it. I kept finding things to do INSTEAD of working out. You know, important things that couldn’t wait like organizing my bookshelf. It wasn’t because I needed a day off. It was just one of those days.

So here’s what I did … I put on my workout clothes, laced up my sneakers, and got myself to the gym. I told myself: “Just go easy for 10 minutes, and if you still don’t want to work out, then you can go home.

And, you guessed it! After 10 minutes, I felt so much better I decided to keep going.

Was it my best workout ever? No. *But it didn’t have to be.* The important thing was that I showed up for myself. The workouts you don’t want to do are the MOST IMPORTANT. 

They solidify your commitment to yourself, your health, fitness, and your goals. They lay the groundwork. So the next time you are thinking of ditching your healthy habits … tell yourself: JUST 10 MINUTES… You’ve got this!


Future you will thank you for this

Future you will thank you for this

Over the years, I’ve had tons of clients tell me they were going to take the holidays off from their workouts and they’d see me again in January. And then in January, they said they wished they hadn’t taken the break!
They felt like they were starting over again.

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Will this unlock your results?

Will this unlock your results?

I came across a pretty cool study I wanted to share with you because it’s really important this time of year.
The study was published in the Journal of Health Communication. In it, researchers tracked 704 people in an online weight-loss program.

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Rob is the owner and founder of Fitness Lifestyle Personal Training.

He has been training for over thirty-three years; seventeen of those years as a personal trainer helping others reach their goals.