Archive for June, 2011

Have The Courage & The Character To Persevere

Have The Courage & The Character To Persevere

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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You don’t have to necessarily have the best body ever viewed or the most knowledge of training routines. You do, however, need to have the courage and the character to persevere. You need to have the driving spirit that says “No matter what, I will never give up and I will never quit.” This trait is a must for world-class professional athletes. In this world, 95 percent of people waffle between wanting success and not wanting to put the work in to get it. Are you part of the rare 5 percent who will not relent until you’ve found and employed a winning strategy to succeed?   Sylvester Stallone is one of my favorite examples of a winner with true grit and perseverance. During his birth, the obstetricians accidentally severed a nerve when using forceps to get baby Stallone out. As a result, the lower left side of his face was paralyzed. He had a tumultuous childhood, bouncing between foster families as his parents fought like cats and dogs and fighting bullies at school who made fun of his deformity. Yet, the Sylvester Stallone we know of today was the star of the Rocky and Rambo film series. He’s a […]

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Is There Anything You “Can’t” Do?

Is There Anything You “Can’t” Do?

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by .

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  Think twice before you use the word “can’t” next time. You’ll find it’s very empowering. Sometimes it’s very revealing too. For example, someone who says “I can’t lose weight” might want to reconsider and understand the reality is that they choose not to lose weight. They choose to eat a disproportionate amount of red meats, pasta and cakes, rather than lean proteins, whole grains and leafy greens. In reality, there are very few people who have a medical disorder that literally makes it impossible for them to lose weight by conventional methods.   Are you preventing yourself from being the best you can be and from acquiring new knowledge because you tell yourself, “I can’t afford it”…? One of the most popular reasons people fail is that they don’t invest enough into their arsenal of knowledge. If you’re not reading about your industry each week, keeping abreast of important topics and learning new strategies for success, then you’re not invested in your career. If you’re not invested in your career, you are setting yourself up for mediocrity at best. You may have heard the old adage “Rich people have big libraries; poor people have big TVs,” but this idea […]

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Brian Lederman’s Hardcore Training

Brian Lederman’s Hardcore Training

Posted on 26. Jun, 2011 by .

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How Good Personal Trainers Get Started

How Good Personal Trainers Get Started

Posted on 25. Jun, 2011 by .

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Most independent personal trainers get their start working for larger gyms. As they build their practices, they begin to get inflated egos and think like Charlie Sheen. “Hey, I’m the big star of this show. Why shouldn’t I be making and keeping ALL the money from my clients?” That’s a reasonable question… and why shouldn’t you take your practice to the next level? What stops many personal trainers from venturing out on their own is not even finances, but fear of the competition. “How can I possibly compete against my old gym?” they ask. “Gyms have far more resources than me.” Don’t Lose Sight of the Big Picture. As an independent trainer starting your own practice, it’s important to remember you ARE everything that a big chain gym is not. Lack of Time – They schedule with you to make time. Lack of Motivation – You become their motivation! Laziness – It’s your job to help them overcome this. Expense – You can offer better deals that undercut gym memberships. Embarrassment – 1-on-1 work is far less exposed than a gym full of meatheads. Customer Service – Treat your people like VIP rock stars to keep them for good. Cleanliness […]

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Superman Pushups

Superman Pushups

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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This pushups is used to increase speed, explosiveness and strength, you push all the way through, which is ideal for athletes and especially fighters. Giving you a chest workout like you’ve never had before. Implement these into your training and watch speed and strength go through the roof. Adding the stabilizer ball, forces the core to keep tight in a plank position  

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