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I often get asked what coaching is. More specifically, how it differs from other helping professions such as consulting or therapy. There are many differences. From a 10,000 foot level, I’ve tried to summarize some of the main points below. Type: Purpose: Function: Relationship to Clients: Role of the Professional: Therapy* To heal, fix Move […]

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Been shopping for eggs lately? Cage free, free range, organic, pastured, antibiotic-free, natural, blah blah blah… It’s confusing as heck, right?! What does any of that stuff even mean and how much of it is real vs b*llsh!t marketing spin? Recently my wife, Liz, came home from a trip to the store and went on […]

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Can you name this food?   Ingredients: Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour [Flour, Reduced Iron, “B” Vitamins (Niacin, Thiamine Monoitrate (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Folic Acid)], Water, Sugar, Corn Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable and/or Animal Shortening (Soybean, Cottonseed and/or Canola Oil, Beef Fat), Whole Eggs, Dextrose, Contains 2% or less of: Soy Lecithin, […]

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How Would You Feel If Someone Saw You In Your Undies? Here’s What Happened With Me and My Infamous Jock Strap Incident… My sophomore year in high school, a female cheerleader walked into the girls locker room and found me wearing nothing but a jock strap. What the hell was I doing in the girls […]

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In 2010, Jeff Jr (who had become a bit of a chub himself), came home from college for a visit and was looking fit and trim. He’d only been away for maybe six months, so I was really taken aback. He told me about a book called “Body For Life” by Bill Phillips. That book […]

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In high school I really started to thin out. I was still a dork and not the least bit athletic … but despite that, a good friend had talked me into joining the football team our sophomore year. Me. On the football team. Yeeeeaaahhh… Good thing (or maybe not) they took everyone that signed up! […]

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Recently I was asked WHY I decided to become a health coach. There are many reasons actually, only three of which I feel like I can actually articulate. So here is part 1 of a three part series on my WHY… I wouldn’t say I was particularly overweight as a kid, but I was definitely […]

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