Syatt Fitness: The Week in Review (10/26/2014)

by Jordan Syatt October 26, 2014

Articles By Jordan

5 Essential Components of the Ultimate Pre-Workout Meal via Syatt Fitness

1 CRUCIAL Nutrition Lesson

Earlier this week I was speaking with my nutrition coaching client, Monique, who has lost over 20lbs in the past 12-weeks and is making truly extraordinary progress.

During our conversation she made note of something extremely important that I’ve found most people completely overlook when examining their rate of progress.

Here’s what she said:

“It was a HUGE hurdle for me to get back on track after our Thanksgiving weekend.  In the past, once I went off the tracking, I couldn’t seem to get back on so that was essentially the end of it.  It was a bit of a struggle the first week after but I did eventually get it back on track.  That’s a bigger accomplishment for me then what I’ve lost so far!  :-)”

See what happened?

In the past, Monique, like most people, had trouble getting back on track after Thanksgiving and other holidays of the sort.

Totally normal and one of the biggest struggles people have around this time of year.

This time, though, she made it through the holiday, got right back on track, and started making progress immediately. 

The best part?

She saw and recognized this as a success!

While most people solely gauge success by the number on the scale or something of the sort, Monique was able to recognize this new HABIT as a success.

And as a nutrition coach, I care much more about helping people create effective and sustainable habits rather than simply focusing on the scale or other similar measurements. 

Habits build success.

Remember that.

Coaches! This Training Modification is Killing Your Results

Many coaches and fitness enthusiasts have a problem.

A big problem.

A big problem that, despite their hard work and effort, absolutely kills their results because they keep getting in their own way.

The problem?

They think they’re different.

They think they can do more, train more, and handle more stress than they really can.

This mindset leads to a host of problems, not least of which includes a common training modification that halts their progress completely.

In this weeks’ short episode of The Angry Coaches, Adam Pine and I discuss this modification in detail, why it’s an issue, and how to avoid it.

My Training Log

A week filled with both good and not-so-good training sessions, I discussed a variety of topics and provided you with a host information regarding my current training cycle in each log below.

Squat & Deadlift Workout

Bench Press Workout

Squat & Deadlift Workout

Recommended Reading

  1. Over 35? You’re Screwed via Bryan Krahn
  2. Examine Research Digest via Examine.com 
  3. What Actually Reading that Fast vs. Slow Weight Loss Study Taught Me via Yoni Freedhoff 
  4. 5 Essential Components of the Ultimate Pre-Workout Meal via Syatt Fitness
  5. 7 Ways to Make Your Strength Training Programs More Efficient via Eric Cressey
  6. 20 Ways to Train Smarter via Bret Contreras
  7. Troubleshooting the Deadlift via Justin Kompf
  8. Quick Guide to Nutrition During Breast Cancer Treatment via Pamela Hernandez 
  9. Want to Make an Amazing Transformation? Drop This One Word From Your Vocabulary via Dick Talens 
  10. Fitness Business Success: From Personal Trainer to Business Leader via John Berardi
  11. Training the Young Athlete via Chad Smith
  12. Do You Need to Warm-Up Before Lifting? Via Brad Schoenfeld
  13. The 20 Worst People at the Gym According to Trainers via DailyBurn
  14. 10 Tips for an Explosive Deadlift via Eric Bach
  15. Easy Fat Loss Template via Pat Kotch






Sign Up for Your FREE Syatt Fitness Newsletter!

We respect your email privacy

Powered by AWeber Autoresponder

Want to Learn How to Lose Fat and Build Muscle?

Then take this free gift. Seriously, take it. HURRY.


THE SF INNER CIRCLE Members-Only Content

From Jordan Syatt, Every Month

JOIN NOW

Archives

Categories

Recent Posts

How To Do A Proper Deadlift

Have you ever thought that maybe you think deadlifting is bad for you because maybe you don’t know how to…

Read This

Deadlifts vs. Squats

I think it’s time we all get on the same page regarding deadlifts vs. squats. There are so many contradicting…

Read This

How To Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

“Jordan... PLEASE tell me how to lose weight without counting calories!” I hear this question all the time and yes…

Read This

How To Stop Binge Eating

You want to know how to stop binge eating? Ah, right. That’s probably why you clicked on this blog post.…

Read This

How to Do Your First One Arm Pushup (Or 10 in a Row)

Read This

7 Intense Travel WODS: 15min or Less and Minimal Equipment

Travel WODS Today I'll show you how to burn fat & build muscle while travelling without a gym. At the…

Read This

101 “Silver Strength Bullets” to Build Strength & Burn Fat Fast

"Silver Strength Bullets" are my weekly shortlist of quick, actionable bullets to get you stronger, leaner, and performing at a higher…

Read This

New Deadlift Drill for Advanced Lifters: Cable Lumbar Extensions

Before the internet shits itself because I'm rounding my back, this drill is not for beginner lifters or general fitness…

Read This

Rapid Fat Loss: It Actually Works Pretty Damn Well

They get a bad reputation -- especially among some of the fitness goo roos -- but rapid fat loss protocols actually…

Read This

The MOST Common Deadlift Mistake Women Make (And How to Fix It)

I chose this as the feature picture -- not because she has good technique -- but because she's making the same deadlift…

Read This

SO...CAN WE BE FRIENDS?