The Basic Principles Make informed decisions, not predictive decisions. Check your recent records and use your current performance to guide your planning. When making decisions during lifting, don't use the perception of effort to determine what will happen in the next ones. Let your movement and...

People often ask me this question. It sounds like such a simple question, right? It is not. It is as if somebody asked you, "what's the perfect dinner?" Everybody will give you a different answer. If you asked me, I'd tell you a Big Mac...

This happens to Hector all the time. He is in the middle of a training session and he encounters a place of challenge. If the struggle gets real, his mind starts going. At that point, he looks at me and he will explain he had...

You probably have a friend who has told you that "a calorie is not a calorie". Most likely, you also have another friend informing you that calories are the only thing that matters. Maybe you think your emotional well-being is ultimately dependant on being in...

Mental fitness extends further than your ability to suffer through workouts, and training your mind is just as important as your physical training in your path to becoming a better athlete. ...

If you had worked with me on nutrition or fitness, you most likely have heard me comparing you to a horse or a dog. Some people don't like it. Some look at me with a wtf face. It is simple though. I ask my athlete:...

Last week I had a fantastic opportunity. I was invited to talk to a bunch of 8th graders about fitness and lifestyle habits. It is COVID times so I did not get to speak to them directly as I would have preferred, but I still...

You probably know it by now. I have things to say. Thanks to the questions and lessons I learned from you, I always have a big list of blog ideas, video ideas, Instagram ideas, and even book ideas. Sometimes in those lists, patterns emerge. I...

Man! You know Francine, she gives it to me straight. We know she does not like it when I talk too much. And you probably can guess she hates it when I talk to her about meditation and mindset. Now imagine what happened the other...

Often the most laborious work is the most neglected and underestimated. When it comes to nutrition, my experience tells me that most of us focus on the things that we have little or none control over. We fool ourselves thinking we can eat a given...