By: Michael Beiter
"My kids are fucking crazy and always need something."
You don't need to be the only one helping them. Which is often the case when I hear this quote from disgruntled moms and dads.
What I see happening is that parents are trying to pour from an empty cup of will power.
Each of us has only so many things we can do in a day. When we try to do more we exhaust our precious will power and end up frazzled. For many, when this state comes around we eat more than we...
Body composition is the proportion of fat and non-fat mass in your body.
A healthy body composition is one that includes a lower percentage of body fat and a higher percentage of non-fat mass, which includes muscle, bones, and organs.
Knowing your body composition can help you assess your health and fitness level.
At Pillar Coaching Services body composition is one of the five pillars of fitness.
We teach you to exercise and eat in a way that improves...
The first pillar of mental fitness is that you manage your time.
There are long courses and books dedicated to time management but the central principle of all of them is the same: spend your time doing the things you value and that help you achieve your goals. This is not encouragement to be selfish. Altruistic people plan to spend time giving and helping others because that is a primary value of theirs. It could be for you too. It is up to you to decide.
The most important reason...
By: Michael Beiter
To our clients.
We are on the cutting edge of fitness and nutrition.
For all the generations before us had it much harder than we do.
Much of what we do now autonomously was not possible without the help of doctors and their expensive testing equipment and nutrition programs that had massive barriers to entry. Because they were hard and expensive.
Now we can do the jobs of general physicians and nutritionists in the past on our own with a tool that 272.6 million...
The Social Dilemma is a popular documentary on Netflix that dives into the dangers of social networking.
I have read numerous posts on my own Facebook feed suggesting I watch it as well as having multiple clients discuss the film at our monthly check ins.
I have not watched it yet. I don't plan to. I am familiar with the territory and have been practicing a philosophy I learned in a book to prevent me from spiraling into hours of harmful app addiction.
That book is...
At 47 years of age Aaron gets compliments often on how he looks.
It makes sense. He has been at single digit body fat levels for 20 months.
He tells his gym buddies "This is from what I eat, not what I do." They Crossfit together and talk about workout and nutrition methods all the time.
They usually run a program for a few months, be it exercise or nutrition and then get bored and switch to another one.
A few times Aaron has almost caved and joined them until we chat and...