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The Perfection Myth

The Perfection Myth

"You have to be perfect if you really want to reach your goal!" We humans are a curious bunch, aren’t we? We all have these private thoughts that run through our minds that we could never say out loud. From time to time we do something that even to our own minds makes...

TEACHER TURMOIL: This isn't right!

TEACHER TURMOIL: This isn't right!

Yeah, I’m pissed. I’m really pissed – but not for myself. When Covid hit, I am one of the very fortunate ones. My career has always allowed me to work from home. And I built a very decent home gym as well and I have advocated more and more people should do the same if...

Solving Training Dilemmas with Program Design (part 2)

Solving Training Dilemmas with Program Design (part 2)

Several years ago I had a client with a very specific training dilemma. In terms of finding a solution, his dilemma almost stumped me. But once again, the solution came by thinking of program design first and workout structure, strategy and application as it fit into...

“Coach, Why Do I Keep Blowing My Diet?”

“Coach, Why Do I Keep Blowing My Diet?”

There are numerous self-sabotaging land-mines to avoid within any attempt to permanently change eating behavior and diet-lifestyle in order to accomplish a weight loss or physique transformation goal. Here is the diet psychology reality no one talks about: Why are...

YRWESOFAT (An Overview)

YRWESOFAT (An Overview)

The way we were: The way we are! The other day I was looking through class pictures from childhood. I had some old grainy pictures from kindergarten and grade one and all the way up to grade 6 and such. In terms of calendar years we’re talking about the late 60’s to...

Beyond the “Wow” Factor of Exercise Porn

Beyond the “Wow” Factor of Exercise Porn

Or, Training Solutions for the Rest of Us: Beyond the ‘WOW Factor’ of Exercise Porn and the Essence of Program Design Exercise porn – yep, it’s a thing. I see it every single day, and you likely have as well – especially on some specific social media platforms that...

Simple Ways to Optimize Metabolism

Simple Ways to Optimize Metabolism

Let me ask you something: Are you interested in a simple diet-strategy tweak that could make all the difference to optimizing your metabolism in a healthy and sustainable way – optimizing it in a way that makes weight loss and weight control profoundly easier and...

Client Q&A with Karmin B

Client Q&A with Karmin B

Today's post is a guest post or Q&A with one of Scott's coaching clients, Karmin B. What were you initially looking to get from the Coaching experience? About 8 years ago, I was consistently working with a personal trainer who introduced me to Scott’s...

Bodyweight “Mancave” Circuit

Bodyweight “Mancave” Circuit

As of late, and since we’ve been recording a massive library of exercises, exercise sequences, and of course the Flexible Fitness Workouts/Training Product in the home gym dungeon, many people have been writing me asking me for more Many of you have been stating how...

Client Case Study: Checking in with Byron Leveck

Client Case Study: Checking in with Byron Leveck

It’s been almost 3 years since client Byron lost close to 80 lbs. Recently, I had a conversation with him that I thought worth sharing. Perspective is everything! A lot of people forget or don't know how much weight Byron lost. He's kept it off and it's become his...

Metabolic Shoulder Blast Circuit Using ONE Resistance Band!

Metabolic Shoulder Blast Circuit Using ONE Resistance Band!

This particular shoulder blast sequence was inspired by one of my recent trips to Aruba. To put it diplomatically, the hotel where I prefer to stay in Aruba doesn’t have the best gym on the island. They have a “fitness room,” and it has an adjustable bench and...

Flexible Fitness: Fitness For the Soul/Senses!

Flexible Fitness: Fitness For the Soul/Senses!

JOIN ME, JOIN ME, JOIN ME, below for a different kind of workout. And I also want to tell you why this sort of thing is so important right now. Yes, these are strange times in unchartered territory for all of us and I won’t belabour this point. And we should recognize...

Case Study: Introducing Jess Leveck

Case Study: Introducing Jess Leveck

The very first and most important point to make about this “Case Study” is that Jess Leveck is a newcomer to fitness. If you’ve been following my video exercise demonstration posts, and/or if you have my Flexible Fitness workout/training program, then you have seen...

Stella K Testimonial

Stella K Testimonial

I am Stella K. I am a member of the Platinum club, age 50+. I am 5'10, and I am for this first time, 148 lbs. I am a busy wife, mother and professional with a stressful career. As well as being a coaching client of Scott’s,- I have been doing Scott’s Busy Woman's...

Programmus Interruptus

Programmus Interruptus

This is an advanced resistance bands training strategy to help you reasonably stick to your workout(s) when you’re traveling for work or even on vacation. Many people write me as though “all is lost” when they have to travel for business or some related reason. But...