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Have you joined a gym, more than once,

and continually lack results?

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  • Give you a feeling of isolation - no one knows about you, your goals, or your ability on an exercise program

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Our clients begin with a comprehensive fitness evaluation to ascertain current fitness level and mindset. Our next step is to establish a customized program to help you accomplish your goals. We offer a unique approach to exercise where we first teach you how to move the right way, then challenge you in a strategic manner. When you train at Solution Fitness, you will enjoy individualized attention in our small group setting. Training with like-minded people who are focused on similar health and fitness goals is an environment that will motivate you to stay on track and keep you accountable.

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Learn From Your Past

By On April 22, 2016    UNCATEGORIZED


My past is filled with plenty of adversity: loss of loved ones, fear of abandonment, afraid to fail in life and business, depression, fear of dying young, etc.  I could go on, but I think you get what I am laying down here.


For most of my life, this adversity defined me.  It kept me in a negative mindset for a very long time.  When I finally accepting my past experiences it changed everything for me.  As I realized my “issues” were not different that many of the people I help every day, it made me a better coach.  I was able to relate to my clients’ struggles and guide them accordingly.  That first step was vital to helping so many people.  We all make mistakes in life.


But before we get to you I want to share a strategy I use with my son and sports.  My son is a hard worker, his teammates and friends call him “All Day”, because they say he works hard “All Day Every Day.”  But when he plays a sport, he is not perfect.  He strikes out in baseball, gets pinned in wrestling, and misses tackles in football.  He is not alone.  This stuff happens to all the kids from time to time.  As we are driving home from his sports, we talk.  My first question to him is “Did you have fun playing and hanging out with your teammates” (Yes is always the answer).  Next question, “What do you think you did well?”  Last question, “What would you like to do better next time?”  This is our process to help him learn from his past.  Based on his answers to the last question, we come up with a plan of things for him to practice.  He wants to get better.  I use this strategy with my children in life too.


What is the message to you?  By accepting my past, I have the ability to help so many people lead a healthy life.  By my son accepting his past, he gets better in his sports.  Did you ever mess up at work?  Maybe give your kids the wrong advice?  We have all done it.  You don’t quit your job or stop being a parent.


Leading a healthy life is no different.  Simply learn from your past, commit to not making the same mistakes again, and get the results you always wanted.  Life is a learning experience.  Embrace and accept it!  Happiness is soon to follow.


PS: Below is a link to my FREE REPORT “5 Mindset Hacks for Weight Loss Success.”  This will help you get started.


Get Out of Your Own Way

By On April 22, 2016    UNCATEGORIZED


I struggled with my past, well for my whole life.  It was something that I hid from people.  Something that I was embarrassed about.  This is not exclusive to me.


We all have a story of adversity, struggle, fear, etc.  It holds us down.  It limits our ability to be the true person that we want to be.  Here is what I learned…by letting go of my insecurities I am now happier with myself.  I am a better husband to my wife.  A better father to my kids.  My vision of helping others is more clear than ever before.


I had to accept my past for what it is.  Simply, it is a part of my life.  It beat me up for many years.  Now, I view it as an experience that I learned from and use it to help others.  We all have those things.


Have you ever tried to lose weight before and it didn’t work or you gave up?  I just spoke to a good friend the other night about her struggles with being healthy.  She spoke about juggling work, caring for her family, failed previous efforts and how her health has sacrificed.  She was concerned how she was going to fit exercise into her routine.  Exercise?  She was down on herself and she thought her answer was getting back on the same plan that didn’t work before.  No!


She needs to get her mind right first.  We all do!  Addressing your next big change is not about first taking action.  Any great battle in history wasn’t about dropping all the troops in a foreign land then coming up with the plan.  Nope, you come up with the plan first.  Wrap your head around it.


In “wrapping your head around it” and “getting your mind right” you will realize your previous mistakes.  Don’t be frustrated by them.  Learn from them.  Swear to never make those mistakes again!  Next, lay out a plan of attack to take back your life.  Start small.


I Was Lost

By On April 18, 2016    UNCATEGORIZED


When I was 13 years old, my mother was placed in a nursing home.  She suffered with Muscular Dystrophy from my childhood and as time went on, it became worse.  I do not have a great memory of childhood.  The memories in my mind are similar to when you are watching a movie and show quick screenshots of the past.  But I remember this particular day fairly well.

My parents told me months prior that my mom would be leaving one day.  But I never thought the day would come.  When I woke up that morning, my uncle was already over the house.  When I walked out of my room I could hear them talking downstairs and getting things organized.  I ran back into my room and hid for as long as I could.


Not having my mother in my day to day life hurt me deeply. She lived in a nursing home and not in my house.  This make me feel lost.  In fact, that sense of “lost” stuck with me for many years.  For me, this had an impact on my relationships with people.  I was afraid to let them in since I feared that they might leave.  It took many years to get past that and open up.


“Lost” for you could take on a different meaning.  I speak to new and currents clients about “being lost” all the time.  A newer client is lost and looking to get some structure.  A client that I have been working with for a little bit gets off track.  It is ok to lose your way now and then.  You just have to be strong enough to admit when you are lost.  It is my job to get them back on track.


I was lost for many years.  I am able to use some of the misfortune in my life to relate to a client I am working with.  That is why I share these stories.  I understand that things are not always going be easy.  They weren’t for me.  I hope you read this message and take the positives away with it.  You too can get yourself on the right track.


Make the commitment!


Below is a link to my FREE REPORT “5 Mindset Hacks for Weight Loss Success.”  This will help you get started.


Do it For the Kids

By On April 18, 2016    UNCATEGORIZED


I was speaking to a new client the other day about her motivation and she explained wanting to have more energy for her 4-year old son.  This is a common response within my clients.  They are busy professionals and parents that want to be their best for their family.  Their relationships with their children is very important to them.


I relate to this desire.  Being healthy both now while my kids are young and when they are older (and have their own children), is important to me.  So I relate to my clients when they share this.


Back to the conversation the other day.  The woman I was speaking to had so much emotion when taking about her son, her current state of fitness, and her desired energy level for him throughout the day.  She wanted to be a “hero” for him.  That is some awesome motivation!  That kind of motivation will keep her on track to achieve her goals.


As adults, we have the chance to be heroes for the children in our lives.  This is not limited to just your immediate family.  This extends out to extended family, friends, and teams your children might be involved in.  I help with my son’s baseball team.  I love to bring my style of motivation to their level.  They get so pumped up!  But I take pride in the fact that I can run, throw, jump, and hit without risking injury to myself.  I plan for that continue for a long time.


Whether we like it or not, we are role models to the children we interact with.  They look up to us.  That is why it is our responsibility to be our best.  Show them that we are leading a healthy life.  Show them ways to lead a healthy life too.


80 : 20

By On April 7, 2016    UNCATEGORIZED


I like when I speak to a prospective client and they are looking for a lifestyle change vs a quick fix of losing 10lbs in a few weeks.  The truth is, it is easy enough to lose weight quickly.  That doesn’t impress me.  I am more impressed with longer weight loss and maintaining it over a significant period of time.


But when “weight loss” is the topic, our conversation then turns to nutrition.  If you are interested in losing weight, no amount of exercise is going to beat a poor nutrition plan.  As the saying goes, “you can’t outwork a bad diet.”  For whatever reason, too many clients think eating healthy for a lifestyle change will limit food to salads for the rest of their lives.  That is not practical.  And boring!


This is when I introduce the 80:20 lifestyle mantra.  This then brings a smile to their face.  The world of 80:20 is as follows:


80% of the time you do what you are supposed to (that involves what you eat and how you exercise).


20% of the time, you enjoy your life (Insert smile here).


When a new client starts with us, we actually start them at 90:10.  Our logic is, they spent most of their time before us doing more of a 20:80 so this gets them off on the right path.


So what does all this mean?


Let’s say you eat 4 times a day each week.  That is 28 meals per week (80% of that is 23 meals, 90% is 25 meals).  That gives you 5 – 7 meals to enjoy.  Not so bad right!


For exercise, 5 days per week is 80% of your week.  We recommend 2 – 3 days of strength training for just under an hour.  Plus 2 days of conditioning that last no more than 25 minutes.  Believe me, you have the time!


For your mindset, about 90 hours a week (assumes awake time of 112 hours) is intended on being positive.  Everyone loses sight of their goals now and then.  The 80:20 philosophy allows for this.


Final thoughts, you don’t have to be “on” all the time.  Being awesome 80% of the time will help you win the day, week, year, life!


P.S. If you need help with this, next week I am releasing my first product to help you take back your life.  It’s 6 weeks to a “Me First” strategy through the 80:20 philosophy.


Vacation is Over!

By On April 5, 2016    UNCATEGORIZED


For me, the phrase “vacation is over” is a very literal statement.  My family and I just returned from a week-long stay in a resort called Now Jade Riviera in Mexico.  It was a week filled with great family time, too much food, and my fair share of rum punch from the pool bar.  All in all, it was a fabulous time.


But at the same time, something we worked hard for right up until the last day.  The way we schedule time off as a family involves a strategic sprint up to the day we leave.  I like to tell my children that we have X amount of weeks left until a vacation.  We usually start paying attention when we are about 8 weeks out.


I work great under a deadline.  I always start out with a list of things to complete during the time, schedule completion dates, and time to work on various projects.  I simply suggest my kids give their best effort at home, in school, and during after school activities.  They enjoy focusing an effort for a period of time and receiving a reward (vacation) at the end.


When I talk to my clients about creating a goal, we will place a time line on it.  That helps to keep them motivated for a set period of time.  They too like the idea of a focused effort for a reward at the end.  However, their reward may be more related to how they look and feel vs spending a week with me and my family.


Maybe for you, “vacation is over” takes on a different meaning.  Maybe, you have been making poor choices related to your health for too long and are ready to make a change.  This is a great first step.  Your next step is coming up with a goal and put a time line on completing it.  I recommend staying in the 4 – 12 week window.  That’s is where I find best focus lies.


If you need help with an action plan, then I have some great news.  Next week, I will be releasing my first product that its geared to help you take your life back.  It is a 6-week program that will guide you into the “Me First” attitude you need to make this transition a success.


Look out for more emails in the coming week.

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