You Versus You

Forget everyone else at the gym. Forget that dude on Insta claiming natty when we all know he’s shooting up. Forget your bros. Forget the idiots on Youtube. It’s you…versus…you. The lifting world is a strange place right now, from kettlebell to Olympic weightlifting to powerlifting. From social media to youtube to “semi professional brand […]

Confidence Without a PR

Lindsay and I have been lifting and training and competing for years and while we have years of experience with the mental game, we are just beginning to really get into this with some of our lifters, but I thought I would take a few minutes and really put some thoughts up on the blog […]

Monday Motivation 137 – Throw stones! Make waves!

This week’s episode of Monday Motivation we are talking about how I influence all of you through my hard work and dedication and how that is me throwing a stone that makes ripples that end up becoming waves. I am not a gifted lifter, really, I am not that strong, and I do not have […]

Monday Motivation 136 – Corona can’t keep us down!

On this week’s Monday Motivation we are talking about this crazy world we live in right now, with COVID and this crazy election, mass unemployment, and a lot of people in need and suffering, we have to stay strong and stay positive and we have to stay dedicated to our health. Your mental health is […]

Monday Motivation 135 – Stay patient the pieces will all come together!

We have all been there, myself included, stuck on the same deadlift weight or the same clean weight for months. this week’s Monday Motivation video is all about staying patient! If you stay patient, pay attention to the details, the mechanics, your technique, get plenty of rest, stretch, and just keep showing up and keep […]

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, […]

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!

Monday Motivation 94

After ten years and over 1,200 people trained here at Pride, we have seen a lot of success stories, but one thing we have also seen is people complaining about their weaknesses but then not doing anything to fix it. We see people come in to the gym and crush it, getting stronger and faster […]

Monday Motivation 83 – Maximum Effort – Maximum Results

When you come in for training, and your coach tells you to change your grip or fix your posture or push out two more reps or move a little faster or talk less, we aren’t doing it just to make your workout harder or just to be a pain in your ass, we always have […]