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Monday Motivation: Installment 45- Kasey Esser

Monday Motivation: Installment 45

You know a big pet peeve of mine?   When someone says to me, “Such and such will call you tomorrow”….and then tomorrow comes and goes, leaving me stressed and needing to call them again   Or   “I will be there at X time.”…and then showing up 30 minutes past then, placing a strain on my time and mood (because I despise wasting time)   Very rarely, people actually do what they say they will do these days.   Doing what you say you are going to do = INTEGRITY   This is one of those words you see...

My Experience at the Assessing Movement Conference- Kasey Esser

My Experience at the Assessing Movement Conference

As a fitness professional who is striving to be the best they can be (aka I drop a lot of dollas on continuing education), you can imagine I was pretty ecstatic when I found out last October that there would be a “meeting” with Gray Cook and Stuart McGill in San Francisco.   Story of my life   It took approximately .02 seconds for me to hop online and book everything.  News flash, Gray Cook and Stuart McGill are rock stars. Like, the first time I met them,...

Monday Motivation: Installment 44- Kasey Esser

Monday Motivation: Installment 44

A goal is nothing without knowing WHY you truly want to achieve it.   This is a big thing I have learned in the past year with regard to setting my clients up for success. I used to take hearing things like the following, at face value.   “I want to tone up.” “I want to look hot.” “I want bigger biceps.”   I would get my client to specify those goals more, but I failed to ask them what was truly motivating them.   To simply ask, “Why?”   Seriously…WHY? WHY do you want a leaner physique?   To just be leaner? ...

Do It…NOW- Kasey Esser

Do It…NOW

Every May, I sit down and develop my goals for the coming year.  I do this in May because I graduated college in May 2011 and I went ahead and considered that the true start to my professional career. And because I don’t like doing it when everyone else does it in January.   With each goal, I have a progress report that I fill out at the end of each month, where I honestly reflect if I am moving toward that goal. If not, I ask myself why, and figure...