This is a service industry. But your accountability doesn't end the second you hand over some dough.

There’s an abundance of articles written by trainers, and partially for trainers, detailing all the particulars that a prudent consumer would be wise to acknowledge when looking for a good coach. The thing that most of us forget to address, however, is the fact that this is indeed a two way street, and we’re often stuck making a living, either as part of a volume-pushing, overworking and underpaying arrangement that uses its feeder system as leverage until a trainer decides to leave, or a massive hustle game that basically never ends.

Your body is your business card… But maximizing your impact shouldn't mean minimizing your attire.

Your body is your business card… But maximizing your impact shouldn’t mean minimizing your attire.

I don't care if it's more "fun". Health is health.

In a world where everyone has a public platform to speak their mind – regardless of whether they should – it seems we’ve fallen into a pigeonhole of simultaneously being proponents of free speech, and taking offence to it.

And my top 12 movies of the year.

This is year 7 .

That’s how many years in a row I’ve done this particular blog article, and I don’t plan to stop anytime soon.  Not only is it a neat summation of the year, but it also helps me gather my thoughts and look back on the most important lessons that occurred to me over that time period.  It also must count for something that in 7 years, there have been no repeats.