Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 31

Be Perfect Today: Part II – The Challenge Is From Within

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One of the signs in my gym says, “The Challenge Is From Within; The Opponent Is Yourself; The Reward Is Private; The Victory Is Having Met The Challenge”  I absolutely, positively LOVE this quote.  It’s been one of my favorites for close to 20 years. What this means to me is simple – it’s not …

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Mar 31

Be Perfect Today: Part I

Every day for the past month I’ve been texting my Competition Team a little daily mantra to “Be Perfect Today.”  You see, I’m not looking at the end result, although I have all of their show dates in mind.  What I’m more concerned with is their day-to-day functions and activities.  Are they doing everything they …

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Mar 26

Keeping Your Clients Motivated: A Practical Approach

Last time we talked about the new image of the professional personal trainer. You know, having knowledge, experience, being a good communicator, loving what you do, and having professional, appropriate attire. My clients said, “That’s all fine and dandy, Dave, but what good is all of that if you can’t keep people motivated?” “Good question,” …

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