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In today’s news

Posted in My life, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on July 19, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

I will be quitting my job as a trainer. The company I worked for (Around the clock fitness) has ripped me off of literally thousands of dollars. My complaints have fallen on deaf ears. I hate to leave my clients, they work so hard towards their goals but I cannot work at a place that puts zero focus on honesty. I learned a lot there in a small time about what I don;t want to be like and how not to treat people. and with that said  I’m out.

NCSF certified Personal Trainer

Posted in My life with tags , , , , , , on July 1, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

Passed the test officially.

Tomorrow is the day

Posted in My life with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 30, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

I take my personal trainer certification test. I have studied I have worked in the field. I know what I need to accomplish yet I still have doubt even after acing multiple practice exams. This isn’t something new to me self doubt is a constant…wish me luck.

3:46 am on a Saturday

Posted in My life, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 4, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

I’m getting ready to to train my first client of the day, I started thinking about all the slogans I see on clothing at the gym. like “Just do it” or “Sweat is fat dying” or whatever campaign is popular this month. What I wanna see is real clothing. Something like “I’m here because I love cheeseburgers” or “I’m here because society says I should be”or “I pretend to be confident” A lot of people I see are not in it for the health aspect it is solely the physical… I wish it weren’t that way. Now don’t get me wrong I love certain phrases as a former fat guy  “redefining my impossible” is one I live by. I also like funny shit like “I ran this half marathon because I love cheese” which I do and I have.

Personal Trainers

Posted in Life with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 2, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

So how much does or a should a personal trainers physical appearance affect your decision to train with them. I am not an Adonis but I know what I am doing and how to get results. I am NOT a pretty boy nor would I ever want to be, I have lived the life of a fat man for 99% of my life. With that being said will any of that matter to my clients? Should it? Would you rather train with someone who can actually relate to your struggles. Or with someone who is pleasant to look at and won the genetic lottery. I’m not saying that the pre conceived notion of how a trainer looks is a bad thing. More so that pre conceived notions are a bad thing. If you saw my before and after (done solely by me) would you hire me? Replies are appreciated.12662468_10208798961120213_4585763578420156125_n

5 days

Posted in Life with tags , , , on March 2, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

That’s how long it’s been since i was laid off. It really puts a damper on planning.I have an interview for the job I want next week. I think I will get it, though nothing is guaranteed. So until then I will study and run. Just not sure the order in which those will be done.

It’s Friday

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on February 26, 2016 by theroadandthedamned

Which means I got laid off today. I have spent six years working for a company with no loyalty. Today they proved it in spades. On the plus side I have been studying for my personal trainer certification. This just sped up the process. I left my former job and went straight to my gym. They are running a background check as I type this.So hopefully within a week my foot will be in the door and a few weeks later I’ll be doing what I actually want to do. I hope to help people who were like I was. People who have it in them they just need to find what “it” is.