Archive for May, 2008

JASON HADEED – REST IN PEACE – My Amazing Final Interview With The Tremendous Personal Trainer, Father, And Human Being (full audio – originally posted 2/20 – new video added).

Posted on 04. May, 2008 by .


Last week we lost one of the best trainers in the country. Jason Hadeed of E.A.T.S. in Germantown Maryland was senselessly murdered in his apartment complex. His killer turned himself in to police an hour later. Jason leaves behind 2 children, the many people whose lives he’s improved through fitness, and the numerous others that he’s influenced by the human being he was. I had the chance to speak to Jason on January 18th in an interview for Super-Trainer. It may have been his last interview, and you can find it at the end of this post. Here is the introduction to this post which I’ve recorded recently, highlighting the important points from the interview:[youtube YkTCAmsRt9M nolink] Jason was an accomplished trainer and an even better man with a genuine interest and desire to help other people. I can’t claim to have known him personally, but I did follow his career – how could you not? As a professional fitness coach in the NFL, running E.A.T.S., working on the Olympic level, and holding his own series of training conferences, he was on the short list of the most experienced trainers in the country. But in the few times I had […]

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Posted on 02. May, 2008 by .


It’s time to talk about something fun, but at the same time probably the most important topic in your career – and it doesn’t have anything to do with your career at all: Your Lifestyle When it comes down to it, this is the reason behind everything we do professionally: that’s why it’s called “making a living“. In Personal Training this is even more important because a lot of our marketability has to do with our lifestyles as well. In getting the kind of life you want, you’ve got to have goals and be assertive. Don’t think for a second that it’s selfish for you to think about creating your ideal lifestyle, because no one else is going to do it for you. The truth is most people are going to have absolutely no regard for your quality of life. In fact, they’ll try to exploit you to help them achieve their own ends, regardless of what you want for yourself, what’s good for you, or what makes you happy. And this goes for everyone in your life; I’m sorry to be the one to break it to you, but now that you know you can take back control. Many […]

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