5 WordPress Plugins That Are Ideal For Fitness, Wellness and Coaching Pros

There really is a special place in my heart for WordPress (FYI…. that’s the backbone of this very blog).

While there are several reasons that this is the case: from the fact that it’s a completely self-owned (and controlled) content management system to how it offers countless unique capabilities for health coaches, gym owners, and all fitness pros alike …I’d have to say that WordPress has maintained its number-one spot in my all-time favorite’s list of web development utilities. And here are a few more reasons as to why…

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EVIDENCE of the WUSSIFICATION in our Society and How it Destroys Our Future (CONTROVERSIAL VIDEO DISCUSSION)

Are we becoming WUSSIES? This controversial discussion will give BLUNT perspectives and supporting evidence. I know people will have strong opinions about this topic (and just the title alone). PLEASE watch and listen with an open mind. Be open to concepts being discussed. WATCH ALL of the video so you get THE ENTIRE STORY and learn how it all fits together.

Thanks in advance!

WE DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING:

  • Why “not keeping score” in your kids ball game is a HUGE disservice to their mindset and future
  • Why always saying “good job” to kids and adults when “they stunk” at something is killing our society
  • Why owning “sucky performance” is essential to overall success of an individual and a society as a whole
  • Why “entitlement” is often tied to good intentioned, yet crappy parenting
  • Why giving ribbons for every kid who “participates” in an an activity leads to a young adult’s inability to be honest with themselves and self assess to optimal performance in life

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Interview with Mike Gillette: Strongman, World Record Holder, Army Paratrooper, SWAT Commander, Counter-Terrorist Expert & Martial Artist

Interview with Mike Gillette: Strongman, World Record Holder, Army Paratrooper, SWAT Commander, Counter-Terrorist Expert & Martial Artist.

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The Healthy Entrepreneur: 7 healthy habits of balanced, successful entrepreneurs

Achieve Balance Between Life and Work with these 7 Healthy Habits

Marketing millionaire Russell Brunson insists that in order to be successful, you should stop trying to reinvent the wheel. Instead, identify a person or people who are doing exactly what you want to be doing, and follow their path.

This principle is especially true when it comes to healthy habits. There are 7 healthy habits common to successful entrepreneurs, regardless of their industry. Start adopting these habits, and before you know it you’ll be on the same path to success as your business mentors. [Read more…]

How to Become a Speaker and Book Your First Speaking Gig on Fitness, Nutrition & Personal Development Topics

13 Ways to Become a Speaker Overnight

As a wellness coach, there are a variety of different ways you can build your authority in order to attract new clients and new opportunities.

One of the most powerful ways to take your personal brand to the next level is to become a speaker. Public speaking is not only lucrative; it establishes you as an expert in your field. [Read more…]

How to Create a Membership Website in 5 Easy Steps

Creating a membership website is a fantastic way to grow your tribe, position yourself as a thought leader in your industry, and develop an ongoing stream of passive income.

Membership websites give like-minded clients and customers an exclusive platform on which to access your best content and products, connect with each other, and engage with your brand.

In exchange for a monthly or annual membership fee, members are able to hang out “behind the scenes” of your site and gain access to premium blog posts, infoproducts, and courses the general public can’t see. [Read more…]

How to Set Annual Goals: What I do to reach 87% of my personal goals each year

FIRST, You must know that you can set your annual goal any day of the year…. You are about to learn exactly how to set and reach outrageous goals. Discover my simple method of setting goals for the year and reaching 87% of them. Annual goals are a great way to realign your business, finances and personal life every 12 months, and this time of year is the perfect occasion to get you back on track for the achievement that you seek. guide for your year, reaching down to your monthly plans and daily actions. At the beginning of each new year (ideally), you need to set specific, realistic, annual goals which will always be derived from your vision and dreams. I USE SMART Goal Setting: A useful way of making goals more powerful is to use the SMART mnemonic. While there are plenty of variants (some of which we’ve included in parenthesis), SMART usually stands for:

S – Specific (or Significant).
M – Measurable (or Meaningful).
A – Attainable (or Action-Oriented).
R – Relevant (or Rewarding).
T – Time-bound (or Trackable).

I don’t get too technical. I’m not too to tough on myself. Learn what I do each year, and learn if it will work for you as well. Have fun!

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7 Reasons your Social Content isn’t Getting Shared

Forget about how many likes your blog posts gets on Facebook. Heck, you don’t even need to worry about how many comments you’ve received.

The true measure of successful social content is how many of your clients, friends, and fans are sharing that content with their networks.

Social content can only make a big splash when it’s shared by others. As a coach or trainer, it’s crucial to get your network to advocate for you online, sharing your content with friends and in turn helping you expand your reach. [Read more…]

How to Get More Email Subscribers for your Coaching Programs, Gym or Training Center

If social media is the Mark Zuckerberg of online marketing, then email marketing is Bill Gates: a little older, a little wiser, and several billion times more valuable.

A recent poll conducted by ExactTarget.com found that over 75% of consumers prefer to receive marketing messages via email.

While there are a lot of different factors that need to come together in order to make email marketing successful, the number of email subscribers on your list is key in determining the potential profitability of every email you send. [Read more…]

10 Business Networking Mistakes Even Top Fitness and Coaching Entrepreneurs Make

How to Avoid the 10 Most Common Business Networking Mistakes

Business networking is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal as an emerging wellness entrepreneur.

If you’re testing an idea, trying to solve a problem, or looking to make connections with people who can take your coaching career to the next level, business networking is absolutely the #1 way to do it. [Read more…]