Entries by mpower

Monday Motivation : High Performance Habits

Happy Monday! The other week I was in Ohio for Lewis Howes’ Summit of Greatness. Lewis hosts a podcast called the School of Greatness (free on Itunes) where he interviews some of the most successful and inspiring people he can find. If you get a chance to check it out, it is a great listen.  […]

Monday Motivation : The TRUTH about motivation

Happy Monday – This week’s pep talk is about motivation.  From time to time I hear from clients “I’ve lost my motivation” or “I just can’t seem to make myself do xyz”. The great and tricky thing about motivation is that it comes from within.  Motivation is a choice. This means that if your motivation […]

Monday Motivation : Dreaming

Happy Monday – This weekend I was in San Diego to spend time learning from author Brendon Burchard at his High Performance Academy.  The ticket to his event was a birthday gift from my dear friend Sonya (the owner of several Boot Camp locations in Northern California).  True story, I didn’t really want to attend […]

Monday Motivation : Comparison

Happy Monday- I look forward to writing the Sunday pep talk every week, whether I write it a few days ahead of time or that day in real time.  I enjoy bringing you a solid dose of inspiration or at minimum what I hope will be thought provocation.  This week I’ll confess I’m absolutely spent.  […]

Monday Motivation : Inner Voice

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. This weekend my dear friend and former Canadian National Snowboarder- Charmaine Ironside- was presenting and sharing her story at a fitness conference. She talked a lot about her struggles with her inner voice. Not unlike me, and sadly (I think) many of you, her inner voice […]

Monday Motivation : Human Needs

Happy Monday! Over the last couple of weeks I’ve given two workshops to help the team and clients take themselves and their lives to “the next level” whether that be reaching their fitness and health goals faster or their personal goals. One of the things that came up, albeit briefly, at both events was the […]

Monday Motivation : How old would you be?

Happy Monday! “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” Satchel Paige- arguably one of the best Major League Baseball pitchers of all time… I love that quote. If you aren’t familiar with him you should look up his history in professional baseball….it is absolutely amazing.  This week for your […]

Monday Motivation : Getting Going

Happy Monday! I was talking with a client the other day about the emails we send out and what she could expect and here is the scoop: 1- Monday The general newsletter including a recipe will go to all subscribers. This usually has a sassy or thought provoking and sometimes tabloidesque subject line. The article […]

Monday Motivation : The Morning Routine

Sunday Pep Talk : The Morning Routine Happy Monday! Here’s a recap from before when I attended a weekend of learning – I’m returning from a big weekend of learning in beautiful La Jolla, CA. There, I was with other top fitness studio owners.  We gather quarterly to go over what is working in our […]

Monday Motivation : Sugar

Happy Monday! This week, if there’s one thing I want you to focus on it is your sugar intake. I can’t say enough about the dangers of refined sugar.  Regular sugar consumption will always cause weight gain. In addition to ruining a figure, chronic sugar consumption puts you at risk of numerous health problems. When you’re in […]