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EP084: You Don’t Really Know Cardio, The Death Of Group Training As We Know It, And The Secret Training Sauce w/ Joel Jamieson

When it comes to energy systems training (AKA “cardio”) there are few people in the world who understand, teach, and coach it better than Joel Jamieson. Let’s put it this way, if Joel was a character in Game of Thrones, … Continue reading

EP083: How Doing The Paleo AIP Diet For 30-Days Created A Big Habit Change In My Life (Despite Not Sticking With It Long Term)

Over the course of two and a half decades of being an athlete and coach I’ve done more diets and experiments than I can count. Every time I learned something in theory, I would experiment with it on myself, before … Continue reading

EP082: 10 Lessons On How To Influence and Persuade To Create Impact and Change

I have been a student of sales and persuasion for over a decade now. What led me down this path was a desire to be a better leader, coach and business owner – since sales and persuasion are crucial to … Continue reading

Why The Last 10 Pounds Are The Hardest To Lose…

You’ve been noticing your pants are fitting tighter around the waist, you’re stretching shirts in all the wrong places, and the last “easy” hike you went on with friends, felt like hiking Everest. All the fast food, skipped trips to … Continue reading

EP081: How to Go From Being a Leadership Soloist to a Conductor to Transform Your Team, Business, and Life

Back when I was a personal trainer working with clients one-on-one I only had to rely on myself to get the job done. As long as I got results for my clients and hustled, everything worked out fine… until it … Continue reading

5 Ways We Use To Help Clients Break Through Weight Loss Plateaus

Weight loss can be just as much a mental game as it is a physical one, and this especially applies to hitting weight loss plateau and stalls. Going from where you are right now to your ideal body is going … Continue reading

5 Ways To Lose Weight Without Tracking Your Calories

Tracking your calories is a useful method that helps you better understand portion sizes the calorie density of common foods you’re eating. When your goal is weight loss you’ll need to be in a calorie deficit, which means you’re burning … Continue reading

E080: How To Become A World Class Coach, Build Your Fitness Brand The Right Way & Create The Lifestyle You Want w/ Joe Defranco

If you’ve been around strength and conditioning for awhile you’ll likely know Joe Defranco. Joe is one of the OG’s who started the warehouse gym movement, became a trainer to the pros, and is now one of the most accomplished … Continue reading

EP079: 5 Leadership Secrets From One Of The Worlds Greatest Teams To Help You Win In Life

I grew up watching my oldest brother play rugby – something he still does to this day. The current captain of the Slovenian National Rugby Team, he has become someone the sport respects.

Growing up I would watch rugby with him; which led to an infatuation with the New Zealand All-Blacks. There was something different about them. And I loved the Haka they did before their games… even though I didn’t know what it meant at the time. Continue reading

5 Steps To Optimize Your Hormones For Health And Weight Loss

Every few years there’s a subject or two that seems to really gain a lot of traction in the nutrition and fitness industry.  These past two to three years hormones have become a hot topic of discussion, especially when it … Continue reading

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