Journey to better manage politically triggered emotions.
“Why is this important to you?” “Because if I didn’t go for it, I don’t think I can ever look myself in the mirror with respect…” “So… what’s stopping you?” “I’m afraid… I’m…” “…because…” ”I don’t… know…” (Followed by 15 seconds of pin drop silence) “What do you feel when you say afrai…” “2 MORE … Continue reading My Coaching Model
This week has been one hell of a roller coaster ride. First, news of fitness centers reopening. Yay! Then, a center that I serve at chooses to keep fitness training held back. Pissed as I am, mind as well channel that energy into something productive. This is for you, my long lost clients. Fitness must … Continue reading Making A Comeback: Returning To The Gym With A Purpose
830am. Warm sun, clear skies, fresh air. Another day of lockdown, another day without the burdens of regular life... another day to get things done! Today, i'm going to:- Write 2 pages, Complete a video assignment, And create a social media post. That was 47 days ago, and I have since done... none of the … Continue reading The Best Version of Yourself is Overrated
Writing your own training program is one of the most satisfying things you can write. Outside of, of course, writing an eventual FB top comment. But many don't do it. Instead, they follow a generic routine by their favorite influencer. Squat 4 sets of 10 superset with the hunt for the perfect gym lighting. Hip Thrusts … Continue reading Training Success: Redefined
I was dejected, hurt, saddened, frustrated... Not words a typical "MAN" uses, but I can't shrug it off anymore. Something was missing, and I think I know what. "I don't think I'm spending enough time with men" As a straight male, perhaps not the best choice of words to say to your girlfriend. The Men's … Continue reading Lessons from a Men’s Circle
Body Over Mind Mood follows action. Motion creates emotion. Move and be moved. The benefits of taking action transcends the body and transforms the mind. "Feeling down? You'll be fine, just get your ass moving!" Me:“What an utter load of horse shit” As a psychology graduate, this didn’t come easy. Enter the body It was late 2017, … Continue reading The Art of Changing Your Mind With Your Body
I write this post for myself: A reminder that no matter how low things turn out in future break ups, I have gone through it before, and I have taken these steps to get out of it. "You can do it again, noob". I’ve always been hesitant to give advice online, I think everyone has … Continue reading The 6-Step Heartbreak Recovery and Protection Guide
I swear, WordPress is a bitch (will I get banned writing this). Can't seem to create seperate tabs for Videos and All articles. Anyway, a lousy excuse for the lack of writing: At this point of time, between running workshops and attempting to be working on a book project, I'm depleted of motivation to write on … Continue reading Content Left Right Center
Never have I seen an exercise EXPLODE like the deadlift. I frequent several gyms that had members queuing for machines, to members queuing up Olympic bars. While I think it's a huge step forward (minus the unnecessary weight slamming and cringe-worthy technique), there are several misconceptions that needs addressing when it comes to the "The … Continue reading Do you need to Deadlift?