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Sweat For Jake! Sun, Sep 18, 9am-Noon

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Lean Online Begins Jan 11!

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Can’t Outrun the Train (so ride it with style)

At 52 (53 in a few months), and as someone who has chosen teaching fitness as a not terribly lucrative but incredibly rewarding career, I have a few quality-of-life related observations: Having your woman caress your bald head is way … Continue reading

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Unload the Guilt

Within about 24 hours of each other, both Melissa and I had exchanges with people regarding guilt over not being more conscientious recently regarding their fitness programs. Let it go. Guilt is poison, masquerading as elixir. It claims to be … Continue reading

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Keeping the Long View

Jerry Seinfeld has a cute bit about how we can sabotage ourselves by yielding our discipline in a moment of impulse, only to get angry with ourselves later. It’s truly like we’re two people, one with a seemingly irresistible momentary … Continue reading

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Want to be Lean and Fit? Think of Yourself as Such.

Since 1998, I’ve done my best to help every client, club member and corporate employee with whom I’ve had the honor to work to achieve their fitness goals. The specifics vary widely but nearly everyone wants to feel better and … Continue reading

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What if I Wait?

I was having a tough time with how I was treated by someone I care deeply about earlier this week. There were also a few business snags that threw a monkey wrench in my plans. Tempting as it was to … Continue reading

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Go without; go within

Is more really better? We’ve been told that we need to accumulate, to possess, to achieve in order to be happy. But nearly every busy, wealthy person I know is struggling to get more done than they have time to … Continue reading

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Self-Sabotage to Success

The lure of self-sabotage is based in fear. Fear is a dark cloud; ominous but without substance. It’s the false notion that we can lose something that we need in order to be whole. We are whole already. We are … Continue reading

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As we are…

How do you know when you’re becoming more mature, more centered, more peaceful? It’s when you begin to feel that way about your life and the world around you. It’s when things that used to rattle your cage or consume … Continue reading

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