motivation

When you identify the things that drive your behavior, you can find the aspects that hold you back.
Have you ever woken up knowing that you need to get up, get going, and get training, but all you really want to do is stay in bed? Then treat this video as your wake-up call.
As fitness professionals, we work with clients on a daily basis, and we are the first line of defense against perpetuating unrealistic expectations for our female clients.
Aside from physiological markers, coaches might want to take their clients' preferences and tolerance of exercise into mind when designing exercise programs.
What you believe and who you listen to will dictate your results in jiu jitsu and in life. I hope these words of champions will help you to push through tough times and fulfill your own dreams.
When we are trying to get in as many reps as possible or get the lowest time, we may lose sight of our goals of getting fit, looking better, and continuing a healthy lifestyle.
A study concluded those who were slightly overweight actually lived longer than those who were of normal weight. How can this be and what does it have to do with our goals?
Everyone has a different opinion in the fitness arena. But remember your comments may be representing more than just yourself.
Proper strength training also happens to build strength of mind, aka willpower. Do you have what it takes to build mind and body or will you stay a weeping willow?
Here is a list of why taking joy in the process is more important than the outcome. In fact, it is the best thing you can do for yourself, hands down.
Burpees, wall balls, double unders, handstand push ups - what makes CrossFitters do what they do? A new study takes a look at what motivates the CrossFit athlete.
Procrastination is often an issue of avoidance due to conflict, difficulty, and hesitation. This is a surefire way to achieve a mediocre life and not become the person you truly want to be.
So you've made a bunch of training goals, but are you motivated? A new study shows that making the goals at all is a good first step to athletic success.
Are you working out because it's beneficial and enjoyable? Or are you doing it because you're trying to fix something from the past?
Coaching athletes is easy. Being a personal trainer is a true challenge. We help people live out their dreams and we are the front line defense in tackling obesity.
So how do you tell the legit instructors from the group-ex charlatans? How do you become excellent at coaching a group? Here are seven things to avoid and seven things you should be doing.
Sometimes when you're hungry, it's not for food. Your body might be desperately signaling for something else. Here are four things you might be "hungry" for, instead of that tub of ice cream.