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So many people assume that if they lose body fat or change their appearance, their overall happiness will automatically change for the better. However, even after many people have successfully achieved their body composition oriented goals, their overall level of contentment, or more like discontent, is still the same. A vast number of people feel like imposters, and that nothing they ever do or achieve will be good enough.  In this article, Josh Hillis describes how he likes to help his clients develop actions that they can be proud of and that are in line with what matters to them, instead of having them focus solely on their feelings.

General Health

Individual Differences: The Most Important Consideration For Your Fitness Results That Science Doesn’t Tell You -- James Krieger and Bret Contreras

Overcoming Fear After An Injury -- Elisabeth Akinwale, Girls Gone Strong

Healthy Living Is Hard: Accept It -- Justin Kompf via Tony Gentilcore

I Can’t Touch A Barbell Without Hurting: Train or Take Time Off? -- Dani Overcash,

To Hell and Back: The Untold Story of Male Eating Disorders -- Mike Zimmerman via

Strength Training

The Top 30 Exercises To Build Strong Abs & Healthy Lower Backs -- Justin Ochoa via Dr John Rusin

7 Lifting Rules That Actually Don't Matter Much -- Travis Pollen, T-Nation

Best Exercises to Address Muscular Imbalances -- Zach Long,

6 Mandatory Exercises To Prevent Injuries -- Alex Nurse via Dr John Rusin

10 Overlooked Reasons Why Every Woman Should Strength Train -- Nia Shanks

Fat Loss

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable -- Sally Tamarkin,

Your 66 Day Guide To Losing Fat By Creating Positive Daily Habits So You Don’t Have To Constantly Rely On Willpower -- Brian

Stricter Is Not Better: Rigid Eating Is An Ineffective Strategy For Long-Term Weight Loss Maintenance -- Sohee Lee

Why I Won't Let My Clients Diet -- Rachel Trotta

Keep It Simple, Stupid: Nutrition 101 -- Erica Suter


How to Build a Fitness Business That Keeps Growing for Years to Come With These 4 Principles -- Jonathan Goodman,

A Peek Into My Assessment Process -- Tony Gentilcore

8 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand in 2017 -- Jonathan Long,

I Don’t Work on Thursdays --Dean Somerset

The Best Coaches Don’t Discount, and Neither Should You -- Kia Khadem,