Last weekend, I attended the annual Fitness Summit in Kansas City. This is my fourth year in a row, and it’s officially a tradition. I always look forward to this weekend because it’s so much fun. For me this isn’t just an event to further my education. It’s an excuse to hug the necks of people … [Read more...] about The Fitness Industry: False Promises, Frustration, and What I’ma Do Differently
Stress. It’s something we all deal with on a daily basis, whether we think much about it or not. Some of it’s good, but a lot of it, not so good. Stress can help us in various ways, making us stronger as we adapt to new stressors. The first thing that comes to my mind is weight … [Read more...] about Fitness and Stress – Some Thoughts On How To Manage Yourself
They say ‘with age comes wisdom,’ and sure enough, the more I experience, the more I realize and understand just how important certain life lessons can be. I’m honest when I say I try to take as much away from them as possible, but it’s not always easy. Back in October, I found myself boarding a … [Read more...] about Growing Pains: How To Improve Yourself By Embracing The Horse Manure Of Life
Last week, I spent some time hanging out with friends in Los Angeles. It was probably my last vacation of the year, but man oh man… I am surely recharged and ready to finish out 2012 with a bang. It was a nice break from the ordinary, and I got to see someone I haven’t seen in over a year. As … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Thanksgiving + Christmas Break (or vacation) Training Program
Hey there. Last week I made a small update that I'd have shirts together. Today is the day for that update. Here is a reminder of what the shirts will look like: For the men, you have one choice. Sorry, but we narrowed it down to one shirt everyone seemed to like. For the women, … [Read more...] about Limited Edition JCDFitness Under Armour Apparel
Last month, I mentioned that JCDFitness turned 3 years old in October and I had an awesome time celebrating birthday month with friends such as John Romaniello, Roger Lawson, Kenneth Yim, Dick Talens and others in New York City. But that’s not the exact reason for this short post. You see, … [Read more...] about What’s Your Biggest Fitness Struggle?