Blogs about Wellness Coaching

The Principles of Fitness Podcast Episode 3- Mike Pincus

Acknowledging the hidden greats of the fitness industry. Mike Pincus returns for round 2 to talk to us about the importance of being a compassionate person in the fitness industry. He also touches on the 5 steps of fitness coined by one of his earlier mentors.  Music: www.bensound.com

Launching a continuing education course in the Middle East

Teaching my international continuing education course on exercise and obesity and trying to blend theory and practice in Beirut, Lebanon. After Europe and the USA, this live workshop approved by ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, and NSCA is now a reality in the Middle East! http://www.fitproworkshops.com

The world tour of my live workshop goes to the USA!

My continuing education course for fitness professionals goes to the USA!http://www.fitproworkshops.com

Orange Theory

I had a blast at Orange Theory last Friday! Trainers must also prioritize their own health and sometimes even we need some external accountability! I have failed in this department and I believe I have identified an error in my priorities. OLD1-    Faith (spiritual- where does my value come from)2-    Family (physical- what are the needs of my family)3-    Work (financial- what are our financial requirements)

What does a health and fitness coach do?

MY JOB as a health and fitness coach is to… ·      Inspire and educate with insightful and applicable health and fitness content that improves lives. YOUR JOB as an interested person in health and fitness is to… ·      is to let me know if I’ve done mine. *Why I do it: I’m a recovering sugar addict. I bombed at 2 of my 3 marathons. I’ve found a better way to perform at my best.  

Nutrition and Balance

March is nutrition month so I want to cover some nutrition information today. When you eat food, it reacts upon your body in various ways. One of the ways in which it impacts your body is in regards to what it leaves behind inside your body. Some foods leave acid, such as, sulfuric acid, carbonic acid, phosphoric acid, while other foods leave minerals. So foods can be categorized as acid-forming or alkalizing.

Today is a Game You Can Win: WE are the Reward

Driving to work at UNM, I felt overwhelmed to draw awareness to two natural occurrences:1. The tendency for us to easily follow as we leave adolescence and transition to an adult, and2. The need to reveal the invisible walls we place around ourselves so we are less limited. So when I arrived at UNM Ballroom, I wrote these words on the board: THE UNITED NATION OF BALLROOM

Knight's 3 Pillars to Success Overview

Have you Ever Lied to your Coach or Personal Trainer? This Could Be the Surprising Reason Why

 After writing this post on why men lie, it occurred to me that lying to coaches and trainers is probably a significant issue, so here we go!

Jack Lalanne’s Key to Being Unstoppable and a Bizarre Discovery about Human Nature

In an interview, I had the very fortunate opportunity to ask Jack Lalanne the questions I had been dying to ask him for 25 years. He was 93 at the time, two years before his passing. What’s your secret? How have you stayed so healthy and committed for so long? What makes the difference between a Jack Lalanne and an average person?