At the stroke of midnight January 1, 2013 millions of people raised their glass as they have countless years before and toasted to a new beginning. This year like years past they resolved to lose those extra pounds, kick the two pack a day habit, get out of debt or finally find a better job [...]
Not every first time exerciser starts out with Mr. or Ms. Universe aspirations but we all have one thing in common, a desire to improve.
Understanding where that desire comes from along with its antagonistic counter parts is the first key to finding the motivation to get up off the couch and moving as well as the ability to stick with it long after the temptation to quit presents its first convincing argument.
I think you and I can agree that, without extensive experience, assembling an intricately detailed mechanical device – like a motor would be next to impossible without a set of blueprints or schematics to guide us through the process. Putting together or building a successful business, relationship or great physique is no less challenging – [...]
The amount of clutter, trash and graffiti you can find in many inner cities can be overwhelming but the same can be said for what goes on in our own mind… unless we clean it up. In this episode of Max Mind Set, I talk about the importance of recognizing when you’re contributing to the [...]
When you train your whole life to become the best at a particular sport or any endeavor for that matter you are bound to run into opposition. That opposition can take many forms. It can show up as an ill timed injury, bad coaching, a losing strategy, or even some of your own limiting beliefs. [...]
Have you ever been pulled away from an important project because of some relatively unimportant distraction? Of course you have… it happens to most of us more than we care to admit. But here’s the thing, if you’re going to succeed at achieving your goals (you do have goals don’t you?) you must train yourself [...]
There are many ways to deal with FEAR. You could run from it, avoid it, dismiss it, even hide from it. Or you could walk right through it. In this video I share how a group of courageous people use the fear of being burned to break through what’s been holding them back and in [...]
I just released a new episode of Max Mind Set on Muscle and Fitness Magazine’s website. I share with you that “practice” alone doesn’t work! It’s only deliberate, focused and intense practice that yields real results. This one is so good for those of us who are fooling ourselves about the impact of our daily [...]
While visiting our regular Island paradise (Antigua) we decided to do a little more than just lay around the pool (which aint bad either) so we ventured out with some friend into the jungle and to take a look at the Island from its highest point… what a freaking blast. Enjoy the tour.
The leading cause of road kill — Some would say, hesitation… I say DISTRACTION! Whether crossing a busy intersection, performing a complex strength training movement or delivering a keynote presentation our ability to FOCUS on the task at hand is imperative to our success. But equally as important is where you direct your focus. In [...]