I recall watching a ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ when I was 7 years old at my great aunt’s house. You might be thinking why in the heck a 7 year old was watching that. Well, my mom and dad weren’t there and let’s just say I was a persuasive kid from the get go. Anyhow, that movie got me hooked on horror and Halloween. It’s not the holiday per say, itself; it’s the memories, the leaves falling, the fall weather, pumpkin picking and hot apple cider. Yup, Halloween instantly puts
I was giving a speech back in 2010 at the first ever certified strength and conditioning specialist seminar for the state of New Jersey. And all was going well until a guy in the audience started to heckle me because he disagreed with some of the stuff I was sharing and teaching. I stayed calm and they escorted him out eventually. It wasn’t my fault that he was too stuck in tradition to be open to some new and proven methodologies. He was what I would call a ‘brick brain’.
Last year, when I was on a panel speaking to other private gym owners; I was asked what was the one trait that had served me most in my career. Easy, eternal optimism. Like anyone else, I have ups and downs and have to constantly work on my mindset, which I why I have studied the brain so much over the years (i.e. Mind Mapping). Yet, I’ve come to realize that we need a balance of a positive mental attitude and a logical, linear approach. You get a logical approach to a proble
Action Jackson has been a part of Newell Strength for a few years now and the guy brings the attitude and personality to the table each and every time he shows up! He is what I would call a ‘character’, which is a good thing in my book! Action Jackson is always willing to help out other members and give them a word of encouragement. And the guy loves to learn. I can say that he is the strongest 40+ year old man I know and we are proud to call him a good friend of Newell Stre