118. The Biggest Mistakes of Habit Change
In my coaching practice, I’ve helped hundreds of runners ditch old bad habits and create ones. So when it comes to changing a habit, I know what works and what doesn’t work. So today I’m going to share a few of the biggest mistakes of habit change that I’ve seen. And my hope is that this will help you to avoid making these same mistakes yourself.
117. The Power of Total Immersion
If you want to make big changes in your life, then a lot of things in your life are going to have to change. The problem is that most people do not like to change things! Most people have big lofty goals but want to change as little as possible. So today, I’m going to offer up an alternative way of doing things, something I call “total immersion.”
116. The One Big Mindset Shift You Have to Make
If you want to lose weight and be able to keep it off for good, you have to shift your mindset. Getting leaner and stronger is mostly an inside job. So today, I’m going to share with you perhaps the biggest mindset shift you have to make if you want to create healthy new habits that last for life.
115. Overcoming Weight Loss Fears and Insecurities
When it comes to reaching big goals like losing weight and getting fit, you will eventually come face-to-face with all your fears and insecurities. So in this episode, I am spending some time talking about overcoming weight loss fears and insecurities. This is a topic that’s been on my mind a lot lately and it’s a powerful skill that you can learn – if you’re willing to face your fears head-on.
114. Winning The Inner Game
When it comes to making lasting habit change, there are two main areas of “work” that you have to address. There’s the outer work, which is what to do and how to do it, and then there’s the inner work, which is all about making profound shifts in your mindset. In this episode, I’m taking a deep dive into what it means to be winning the inner game and why it’s a critical component of becoming a leaner, stronger runner.
113. Getting Out of the Gap and Into the Gain
Have you ever found yourself wishing your life was somehow “better”, that there was some future version of yourself that was leaner, stronger, and healthier? When you are obsessed about where you’re NOT, that’s when things begin to break down for you. Today, I’m talking about the difference between being in the gap and being in the gain. I break down why getting out of the gap and into the gain is so important for your long-term health and fitness goals.
112. Taking Back Control of Your Life with Melanie Millaway
I recently sat down with Melanie Millaway and we had a candid conversation about her experience of changing her diet and getting fat-adapted. But the real change didn’t happen on the outside. If you’re unhappy with the way you look and feel and you want more for yourself, then you have to do the inner work. This is the work that Melanie did and in this episode of the podcast, she shares how she’s absolutely transformed her life from the inside out.
111. Thinking Beyond Your Current Self
If you’re like most people (me included), your beliefs about what you can or can’t accomplish are based on whatever you’ve been able to do up to this point in your life. This is an incredibly limiting mindset and it’s keeping you stuck where you are. Today on the podcast, I’ll show you how powerful it is to start thinking beyond your current self so you can break out of the cycle of your past and become that badass future self.
110. Battling The Resistance
Oftentimes, when you set out to improve your health and fitness, you find yourself feeling all of this negative stuff. This is called the resistance and it can absolutely stop you from ever achieving your goals. So today on the podcast, I’m going to show you how to recognize when the resistance starts to show up for you and what to do about it, because it’s all about battling the resistance not giving in to it.
109. Who Are You Becoming?
Who are you becoming? It’s a good question, right? Most people don’t ever ask themselves this. So in this episode, I talk about the importance of contemplating this powerful question, “Who are you becoming?”, and then how to start working toward becoming that exact version of yourself.