Monday Motivation 134 – Know Your Value

This Monday Motivation is for all the trainers and coaches out there! A lot of our videos span from lifter to coach to business owner and to our normal everyday clients and at home workout enthusiasts, but sometimes we make videos just for one of those groups, this is one of those videos. Lately I […]

Monday Motivation 133 – Pushing the Rock…

Not THE Rock…pushing A rock! No we aren’t talking about pushing the wrestler and actor up a hill, I don’t think he would be ok with that, no, we are talking about pushing a big rock, a boulder, up a mountain. Taking a quote from one of my favorite fitness and motivational personalities, Jacko Willnick, […]

Food Friday: Cold chicken slaw salad

During the summer we like to eat cold meals. For this week’s Food Friday Recipe, here is a great chicken salad recipe that will satisfy your cold food craving after a hot workout and has a great macro profile! Cut up all your chicken and bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes until done. […]

Monday Motivation 132 – It’s NEVER too late!

We have trained so many people over 40, over 50, and now several over 60. We have trained people in all these age brackets for everything from general fitness to kettlebell to powerlifting and yes even Olympic lifting! It is NEVER too late to get started. While mobility and recovery will be more difficult as […]

Monday Motivation 129 – Now more than ever…

I have taken a break from the Monday Motivaiton series for almost a month, maybe more, but I am back! It has been very tough to make these videos, I am just as busy as always, but, it has been tough to make these videos with the Covid shut down, businesses closing, people on unemployment, […]

YES! Pride is open!

Last week on Wednesday May 20th, the governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, announced that gyms would be left out of the phase 2 reopening. We have made the decision that we will defy this order. We are defying the governor’s order for two reasons: The North Carolina constitution states “We hold it to be […]

How to Increase Confidence…Embrace the Suck

In this week’s Monday Motivation, we are talking about testing yourself and going through the really hard challenges to increase your confidence on the easier challenges. Going through challenges like a 50 cal bike test, makes a 10 cal bike round in a workout seem easy because you’ve gone through so much harder. Going through […]

Are you learning, or repeating, or innovating, or just bullshitting?

Lindsay and I are huge on networking. Well, we are an we aren’t! We are not really able to get out of the gym much and we do a lot of networking through social media. This is one of the things I love about social media, the ability to reach out to other fitness and […]

Is 110% really possible?

YES!!! This week’s Monday Motivation, I am talking about giving 110%. Yes you heard your high school coach yell at you to give 110% and you thought you were giving it, but were you? Are you now? Is it even possible? YES! When you give 110% that is how you hit a PR!

5 Benefits of Training with Kettlebells…

We all know that I love kettlebells, and yes I am that dude in the gym that is doing endless rounds of clean and jerks and snatches. I can go on all day talking about how great kettlebells are, and I do love barbell work and conditioning work, but kettlebells are my jam! So here […]