Category: Mindset

Mindset You’re Not as Fat as You Think

You’re Not as Fat as You Think

As a fitness professional living in Arkansas, this past week was a bit saddening. With 36% of Arkansans being reported as obese, we have now been ranked as the fattest State in America. The Natural State is even more obese than Mississippi, where I’m pretty sure they brush their teeth with Crisco. And it gets worse. …

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Mindset How Can I Stop Binge Eating?

How Can I Stop Binge Eating?

This a guest post on binge eating from my rockstar of a mother, Robbie Stewart. If you’ve yet to read her story I would highly advise reading it here. Enjoy!  FOOD.  We love it. We hate it.  It creates so much joy in our lives or so much stress.  When I’m strong emotionally, food is wonderful.  I …

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Mindset How Narrowing Your Focus to One Thing Can Change Your Health, Fitness, and Life

How Narrowing Your Focus to One Thing Can Change Your Health, Fitness, and Life

Earlier this year, I wrote an article chronicling my adventures with a convenience food only diet. Other than smoothies and a few protein bars, nearly 100% of my food intake came from restaurants, fast food, or pre-packaged foods. You may be surprised to hear the results of this experiment were surprisingly positive. So positive, in …

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Fitness Business What I’ve Learned About Life, Business, Writing, and More In My First Year Online

What I’ve Learned About Life, Business, Writing, and More In My First Year Online

It took me nearly two years to write the first post on my website. Not in the literal sense, the actual post took maybe 10 minutes. But the courage to start my site and start putting my thoughts out there for the world to critique took every bit of that time. I remember telling myself, …

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Fat Loss Live a Life You Love

Live a Life You Love

This post was originally planned to be a cheesy post for July 4th. Something along the lines of, “Achieving Your Fitdependence.” As catchy as that may be, I’m sacrificing it for what is likely my favorite post I’ve ever had on my site, and I didn’t even write it. In terms of achieving true fitness …

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Mindset Getting Comfortable in the Gym

Getting Comfortable in the Gym

Not long ago, I joined a new gym to get a fresh lifting environment. This was a gym that I had previously trained at for years and even worked in for a short time. Still, it was uncomfortable going back. There were some familiar faces, but for the most part, it was a whole new …

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Mindset Confessions of a Coach: Disordered Eating

Confessions of a Coach: Disordered Eating

I have an eating disorder. I’m not sure what it would be classified as, but it’s definitely a thing. If I had to categorize it I would likely put it in with binge eating, minus the purging. I just love food. To the point where I can be in the middle of a meal, and …

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Mindset What 8 Fitness and Nutrition Experts Want to Tell You

What 8 Fitness and Nutrition Experts Want to Tell You

Keeping an open mind is a key component to personal growth. Which is why I reached out to some up and coming experts in the field of fitness and nutrition coaching. All of the coaches below have different specialties. Anywhere from extreme fat loss transformations, bodybuilding and competition prep, to olympic lifting and athletic performance coaching. …

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Mindset How to Improve Your Circle of Friends (Without Getting New Friends)

How to Improve Your Circle of Friends (Without Getting New Friends)

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn I think we can all agree on the validity of this quote. We can also agree on the chances of you changing your inner circle of friends and family are slim to none. Your average is formed by the …

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Fat Loss How Long Will It Take Me to Look Like a Fitness Model?

How Long Will It Take Me to Look Like a Fitness Model?

What’s one of the most common questions I receive as a fitness professional? I’ll give you a hint. It has nothing to do with which supplements to take, how to lose belly fat, or training programs. Instead, everyone is dying to know, “How long will it take me to look like a fitness model?” I’ll …

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