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Tony Gentilcore – THE UNDERRATED VALUE OF MEDIOCRITY

Posted on: August 14th, 2018 by thekensingtonstudio

Tony Gentilcore is a resource you should be aware of: today, the underrated value of mediocrity. Remember that iconic and hilarious scene from the movie Billy Madison when Billy (Adam Sandler), upon realizing one of his classmates embarrassingly peed his pants, attempts to “normalize” the situation by pretending to also pee his pants, thus reframing the unfortunate situation into […]

I Can Tell You What To Do, But You Don’t Want To Hear It.

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 by thekensingtonstudio

If you are having trouble with your weight, with your nutrition, with your motivation, I can tell you what to do. I can tell you how to fix all of it. But you don’t want to hear it. (And you shouldn’t!) I can certainly tell you what foods you should or shouldn’t eat, what exercises […]

How to: Develop the Mindset for Exercise

Posted on: September 6th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

Today’s brilliant post on mindset is written by Mike from Leanminded.com. Many more great articles on his website. _______________________________________________________________________________ I suppose I’m one of the lucky ones in a sense. Sports were a monumental piece of my childhood and remained so until my early 20’s. But even as a health coach/personal trainer my mindset isn’t […]

Why can’t I put the cookie down?

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

A great post from Justin Kompf answering a question we have all asked ourselves: why can’t I put the cookie down? A post about willpower, enjoy! Recently I was away for a family vacation in the Adirondacks. For about 24 hours my diet consisted of beer, fudge from the Candy Cottage in Old Forge, and pizza. Also, […]

RISE & GRIND

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

I can’t believe I’ve only just run into Artemis Scantalides’s website. Please read more great articles on her website. Enjoy today’s blog! Often you see people post the phrase “Rise & Grind”. What does that mean? Does that mean that you wake up at 4:00 a.m. and crank out work until 7:00 p.m. like a […]

4 ways mindfulness will boost your results at the gym

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by KensingtonUser

Today’s blog is about using mindfulness as a tool to get more out of your workout. Written by Karina Inkster from KarinaInkster.com ___________________________________________________________________ It’s 7:30am on a Tuesday morning. You’re at the gym: ear buds in, music pumped, and treadmill cranked. You’re trying to focus on reading the closed captioning on the TV screen in front of […]

Changing Your Life Is Not A 45-Day Challenge

Posted on: December 10th, 2016 by KensingtonUser

Today’s blog is written by Pete Hitzeman from Breaking Muscle. Coach and Assistant Editor CrossFit, Cycling, Endurance Sports, Running “Check out our new 30-day detox!” “Sign up for the 90-day paleo challenge!” “Get ready for bikini weather with our 45-day beach booty diet!” Most every gym, website, and self-proclaimed Facebook fitness expert on the planet has […]

The Domino Effect: How to Create a Chain Reaction of Good Habits

Posted on: July 29th, 2016 by thekensingtonstudio

  A similar theme as i posted a couple of week ago, James Clear writes about the domino effect: how one good habit inspires more! Please have a look at his website for more terrific articles. By James Clear    |    Behavioral Psychology, Habits, Productivity   Human behaviors are often tied to one another For example, consider […]

Why you should make your bed every morning

Posted on: June 10th, 2016 by thekensingtonstudio

Another excellent post from NerdFitness – ‘How you do anything in life is how you do everything in life’. Why You Should Make Your Bed Every Morning Have you heard the story about Van Halen and Brown M&Ms? As the story famously goes, 80’s rock band Van Halen (feel free to listen to “Right Now” while […]

“Let Me Lose 10lbs First…” Why This Train of Thought Doesn’t Work

Posted on: May 5th, 2016 by thekensingtonstudio

Today’s post is from lavackfitness.com – please visit them for some very insightful articles that go far beyond ‘just fitness’. “Let Me Lose 10lbs First…” Have you heard yourself saying this? If you’re a trainer, have you heard a client say this? This leads me into a recent conversation I had with a new member. Everything looked […]

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