Tag: commitment

Exercise motivation comes from connecting the dots

When it comes to staying fit and leading a healthy lifestyle, people ask me all the time about how to get motivated and stay motivated. After 20 years of teaching strength and conditioning, Empowered Yoga and other fitness strategies, I can state for certain that mental fitness is the key. Your body will do whatever [...]

Crawl, walk and run: Conditioning your body for summer

It’s been a long, hellacious winter. I’d venture to say that a fair amount of people have forgotten about their New Year’s fitness resolutions, and have been hibernating indoors. But before you know it, it will be bathing suit season and you’ll wish you’d started doing something sooner about getting back into shape. Summer bodies [...]

The best New Year’s resolution advice you’ll ever receive

If you’re a regular gym goer, you know that gyms get crowded in January then attendance dies off in February. It’s the phenomenon of failed resolution. People have a tough time maintaining that feeling of excitement they felt when they first made the commitment. They start strong after the new year but within a few [...]

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Just the other day I received a phone call from an old college friend. The last time I had spoken to him he had just gotten out of rehab for substance abuse. He experienced a relapse during his rehabilitation and got clean once again. He is doing amazing and this time he sounds much different [...]

Bruce Lee

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times” – Bruce Lee When I first started practicing yoga, I practiced the Bikram sequence with Joel Pier in Philadelphia. Bikram is a series of postures practiced in a heated room. I remember [...]