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4-25-17… Surround Yourself With Those On the Same Missions As You…

On your journey for self improvement, will power is finite.


You can only have so much will power and then you will break, so it’s important to set yourself up for success in every way possible.  Sometimes this means, you must surround yourself with like minded people in order to help you achieve your goals.

In a recent conversation, a client in my nutrition program was telling a story about how her coworker keeps sneaking candy on her desk.  I guess in some sick way she thinks it’s funny, but in reality she’s sabotaging or trying to sabotage my client.  Sugar is an addiction and a problem for a lot of people.  Why would you deliberately try to cause problems for someone who is trying to break an addiction?  I mean seriously what the hell?  Would you set shots in front of an alcoholic?  Would you put a line of coke in front of a cocaine addict?  This seems like serious comparisons, but in reality more people every year die of obesity and obesity related issues then cocaine or alcoholism, so yeah, it is serious.

If you’re ‘friends’ or coworkers are doing things to sabotage you, I think it’s time to have a serious heart to heart with them.  Either they are with you and supporting you or you may need to find other friends.  It sounds harsh, but some people just bring you down, they are not beneficial to you, and not helping you better yourself, so maybe they aren’t really your friends.

You are the average of the 5 people you hang around with the most, so take a look at your core group.  If they aren’t brining you up in a positive way and supporting your positive live change it may be time to say, ‘bye Felicia.’

Surround yourself with Lions! 

Spend more time at the gym with people who care about you and will support you.




Front Squat, while resting complete sets of auxiliary work


30 seconds of work 30 seconds rest for 8 intervals of each movement.

Alternate each round between movements.

Example: 30 seconds of deadlft, 30s rest, then 30s of burpees, 30s of rest that’s one round.