What is “Health & Fitness Coaching”?

My business cards say, “Health & Fitness Coaching.” But, what exactly does that mean? What do I really do? The services I provide are Individual Design Coaching programs, One-on-One Training, and At-Home Training. That just tells you what’s on the menu, though, it doesn’t really tell you what I DO. In order to understand that,Continue reading “What is “Health & Fitness Coaching”?”

CrossFit History Lessons, Pt. 3

This blog series is not so much a series of lessons about the history of CrossFit, but more like a history of the lessons I learned from doing CrossFit. (Read pt.1 here and pt. 2 here). To be absolutely fair, I have to credit Greg Glassman’s ideas about fitness with inspiring me and exciting meContinue reading “CrossFit History Lessons, Pt. 3”

Assessing in Fitness

I’m putting myself through a 2-week cycle of assessments right now and reflecting on the history of this concept. We didn’t always know how to assess fitness. Here’s some history for you. One of the first people to attempt a holistic system of fitness assessments was Dave Werner. These photos are from his first systemContinue reading “Assessing in Fitness”

Fitness Mindset

This is a goldmine. Blogs about that fitness mentality. Get your head right and then you can get your body right. Take some time to read these ones, they’ll be worth it. Where To Start? 1 Push-Up a Day “I’m not losing any weight right now, but I guess that’s ok.” Permission to Change Applied Metaphysics ReasonsContinue reading “Fitness Mindset”

What is Fitness? Part 3: Smart, Fit, and Clean

This is the third in a series of blogs about defining fitness.  Catch up on the other ones here: What is Fitness?  Part 1: Defining the Question What is Fitness? Part 2: Answering the Question for Yourself I’m going to start today with the words I finished with yesterday: Fitness, therefore, is about being yourContinue reading “What is Fitness? Part 3: Smart, Fit, and Clean”

What is Fitness? Part 2: Answering the Question for Yourself

Yesterday, I talked about moving through the stages of learning from unconscious incompetence towards unconscious competence, and how this has allowed me to propose some questions about what fitness is.  Today, I want to talk about answering those questions for yourself. Today’s blog builds off of yesterday’s, so if you haven’t read that yet, pleaseContinue reading “What is Fitness? Part 2: Answering the Question for Yourself”

When Goals Change, Make a New Plan (Skill Levels Revisited)

I wrote about the Skill Level system a while back and I want to revisit that today in light of the 7 questions I asked over the past two weeks, and talk about how my approach to these goals has changed recently. 7 Questions Who am I? Well, I could give some pretty lengthy andContinue reading “When Goals Change, Make a New Plan (Skill Levels Revisited)”