Tell me one thing

And shut the f**k up! Rapid firing movement cues to your client during an exercise is dumb. The desire to see a movement pattern performed PERFECTLY is understandable. After all, as a coach, your job is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of your clients strength...

Your Gap is Showing

“I dunno, she’s got gaps, I got gaps, together we fill gaps.” Sylvester Stallone- Rocky Listening to a popular strength and conditioning personality speak about his fitness and performance philosophy, I heard something that resonated. Examine your fitness routine, and...

Want a quick workout?

Emerge is going to be starting a Lunchtime Tabata class! This class will be a complete full body workout in just 25 minutes! No need to hang out in a gym for hours. Instead, you will do it in 25 minutes. The class will feature explosive, power movements, core...

How to become a great trainer; a step by step guide.

I’ve been in the fitness industry as a trainer, a manager, and a business owner for over 15 years now. I’ve chatted with and interviewed and occasionally hired hundreds of aspiring personal trainers. I’ve taken time to talk with college seniors in the exercise...

Stop Trying to be a one-stop Fit-Mart.

Stop trying to be Fit-Mart One of the key “moments” I’ve had over the span of my involvement in the fitness industry was the realization that I should stop trying to be a one-stop fix all for my clients. I was trying to be the Wal-Mart of fitness. It’s convenient, but...