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Nobody’s Perfect

Nobody's​ ​perfect.​ ​ These​ ​simple​ ​words​ ​are​ ​doing​ ​cartwheels​ ​in​ ​my​ ​head​ ​at​ ​the​ ​moment.​ ​ The gym​ ​is​ ​empty​ ​now,​ ​the​ ​music​ ​is​ ​off,​ ​the​ ​last​ ​drop​ ​of​ ​sweat​ ​has​ ​bleached​ ​the​ ​concrete​ ​for​ ​the​ ​day, and​ ​here​ ​I​ ​sit;​ ​with​ ​nothing​ ​but​ ​these​ ​two​ ​words​ ​and​ ​the​ ​low​ ​dull​ ​humming​ ​of​ ​the​ ​refrigerator dancing​ ​in​ ​my​ ​head.​ ​ They’re​ ​meant​ ​to​ ​put​ ​people​ ​at​ ​peace,​ ​to​ ​tell​ ​them​ ​not​ ​to​ ​be​ ​so​ ​hard​ on themselves,​ ​that​ ​it's​ ​absolutely​ ​impossible​ ​to​ ​reach​ perfection.​ ​Yet​ ​here​ ​I​ ​sit,​ ​contemplating, trying​ ​to​ ​figure​ ​out​ ​why​ ​those​ ​two​ ​words,​ ​so​ ​simple,​ ​so​ ​elegant,​ ​just​ ​don't​ ​quite​

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‘Tis the Season

Tis the season! The season to make resolutions, set goals, kick ass, and...promptly fuck all that shit up three weeks later. I have a different approach for you - instead of starting with goals, benchmarks, or other measurements that seem to be the standard for kicking the New Year off right, start with a simple question. [su_pullquote align="left" class=""]As a society we are very good at imagining a better future for ourselves. Unfortunately our follow through is somewhat lacking.[/su_pullquote] Why? Why do I plan on hitting the gym at the crack ass of dawn? Why do I want to lose

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Information Overload

After over a decade of making my living from helping others reach their health and fitness goals, I still find myself perplexed at how many people get their training and nutrition advice from unqualified sources. These sources range from the gym rat who's always eager to give advice at the drop of a hat (or should I say dumbbell), the friend of a friend who swears by her new detox program, the budding celebrity, or my favorite.... good ol’ Facebook (which I think is best described by one of my clients as "the human aquarium"). This bombardment of information leads

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