Goal Setting

The Fitness Puzzle

September 8, 2020
It’s all related. For almost any goal. You can’t pick and choose which parts of the wellness equation you want to hack, to reach your destination. Diet, and exercise, and low stress, and the right program to produce the right results, are all required across the board. ——- You have to be aware of your

Making it Last: Fitness in 2020

December 26, 2019
It’s that time of year again for New Year’s Resolutions, which means many people will be setting health and fitness goals for 2020. Beware the over-ambitious and short-lived shortcuts to the ever elusive fitness achievements... check out my Trainer Tips on setting your best NYR’s ever, in my latest article for Echo Magazine

Small Changes for Big Results with Fitness

December 2, 2019
By Tia Norris, December 2019 Issue of Echo Magazine in Phoenix, AZ. Have you been exercising for several months or years, but haven’t seen the results you feel you deserve? Do you feel like you put in your time in the gym (or in the pool, on the pavement, or in your sport otherwise), but your

Pick One Goal At a Time

September 20, 2019
One goal must control at all times. Your body can only progress in one direction at a time!

Secrets to Making Fitness Changes That Actually Last

June 1, 2019
While I can’t disagree that making a commitment to diet and exercise is demanding, I can promise you that the juice is in fact worth the squeeze. All of my clients have highs and lows through their fitness endeavors, and here are some of my tips on how to approach the inevitably uncomfortable journey ahead.

Next-Level New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2019
If you’ve been reading my columns for a while, you know my spiels on how to first set better goals, and second how to work smarter in pursuing them. To review: you have to get specific, meaning get as detailed as possible in setting your goals, including what/when/why/how. You also have to set up ways

Specific, Realistic, Appropriate New Year’s Resolutions

January 12, 2017
I’ve decided to share my three top-secret, industry-proven solutions to help you make better fitness resolutions for 2017.

Three Things Your New Years’ Resolutions Are Missing

February 12, 2016
New Year’s resolutions, in fitness, piss me off. Now, I’m not saying that people’s hearts aren’t in the right place with wanting to “get in shape,” to “lose weight” or to “eat healthier,” but the biggest problem with most New Year’s goals is that they are, in most cases, so ambiguous and imprecise, that they