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 We want them. We have them. We set them. Daily, monthly, yearly. Goals. If we set them so often, then what seems to be the trouble with hitting them? By the way, this is not a diatribe on failure, over After thousands of hours of training and nutrition counseling with hundreds of clients, I have learned one simple thing. The number one thing keeping all of us from reaching our goals is this: Commitment. Yep, that’s right—commitment. “But hey!!!  When I put my mind to something, I do it!” Exactly. And that is exactly why we have trouble hitting our...

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There I was….trying to get back in shape…again. We had 5 month old baby in the house and sleep schedules we’re starting to normalize for her mom and me. Time to get back in my routine—I was excited. I was ready to get back at it. I had it all planned out. Clothes laid out the night before. The alarm would go off and I would get ready to go downstairs to the basement to work out.  5am again. Same routine. Get dressed. Shoes in right hand. Water bottle in left. Still groggy, but moving. Every day. I was back...

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Coaching. It’s become somewhat of a generic term. It’s become a stand alone profession.  When I was in school, the only coaches we knew were sport coaches and they only coached part time .  The rest of the time, they were teachers. But the rise in self-development and self-awareness has raised the desire for guidance—or “coaching”. What is the purpose of a coach? Accountability? Teaching? Skill-Development? Industry Experience? Certainly, some of all of that.  But what is the heart of coaching?  What is the true purpose of a coach? Simply: Coaches ask the questions and you provide the answers. How does that work...

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 Maybe you have a skill you’re working on. Maybe you just need a little extra accountability. Maybe you have a sore shoulder that could use some work to heal and feel better. If so, a One on One session with one of Aestus’ Premier Coaches may be the thing you are looking for. Do we provide an individualized experience in our Group Classes?  Absolutely. Then Why would I need Personal Training? Simple.  Skills Improvement, Nutrition and Strength programs often require a little more attention. They might need a coach to get you over that “speedbump” One session a month is...

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It's coming....   Yep, it's that time of year again...Gorging on Turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings...   A food whirlwind that leaves miles of dirty dishes, and un-buttoned pants in its wake.   Yes--the pumpkin pie is awesome--and yet a lot of us end up feeling guilty afterward.   "How did I eat all that?"   "Did I wreck my nutrition?"   "I hope I didn't put on too much weight..."   Thanksgiving can be fun and you can avoid the wreckless food orgy.     Here's some quick tips to beat the post-turkey blues:   1.) Control your portions....

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