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The Wow Quote

Good morning! Today, I wanted to share with you a quote from Alwyn Cosgrove, a coach I’ve been following for programming ideas for years. This will speak to you as you prepare your healthy week… “The most important part is goal setting. You need to really want amazing results and be prepared to do whatever it takes. It’s not that …

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My Confession

Good morning! Today, I wanted to remind you of something. Although I’m a Master Trainer, contributor to the Men’s Health Big Book of Getting Abs, 2013 Personal Trainer of the Year, 2-Time TT Trainer of the Year, and loser of 115 pounds… … I struggle as much (if not more) than you do. I don’t have 6-pack abs. I am …

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One More Trick and It Works Every Time

Good morning! Cab you believe we’re one full week into spring? It seems like we were just enjoying the new year adrenaline. Speaking of the new year—how did that work out for you? Are you healthier? Do your clothes fit better? Do you have more energy? So perhaps this year hasn’t panned out like you hoped. And maybe you tried …

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No. 1 Secret Math Trick Eliminates Overwhelm

Good morning! It was around this time in 2003 that I committed to my first 10K. I was about three months into my 115-lb weight loss journey and I registered for the July 4th Peachtree Road Race (if you don’t register early, you don’t get in!) Now if you were to ask me in January of that year, “Hey Mikey, …

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Good News

Good morning! I have good news for you today… … and a splash of bad news. First, the bad news. Anything that sounds too good to be true is simply too good to be true. Let’s take SlimFast for example. You probably remember the phrase… “Have SlimFast shake for breakfast, one for lunch, and then a sensible dinner, and lose …

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I Was in the War Room

Good morning! Earlier this week, I was reminiscing about my old weekly meetings in the corporate world. Every Thursday morning at 9 AM, we would meet in the “War Room” and talk about our upcoming promotions. Low and behold, every week, there sat these amazing bagels with a variety of cream cheeses. When I started my own journey of losing 115 pounds, I had …

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Is It Too Late? (Surprising Answer)

Good morning! I want to ask you a trivia question (and no googling)! Who is the oldest person to ever run a race? … … The answer is Fauja Singh, who ran his last race at the age of 101. Yes, 101. So maybe there’s no excuse to skip that 5K you’ve been pondering, huh? And Vince Carter, who is 40 years …

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Secret Weapon for Creativity

Good morning to you! Hey, lean in. I have a secret I’m going to share with you. You know how the idea for my upcoming book Rise and Hustle (and its movement) came to me? It was during a walk. And, many of my ideas for health articles, workout programs, and even “Rise and Hustle” inspiration come to me while swinging a …