No, you are the ab man!

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Leaving Gold’s Gym


Ab man is the name I gave him. Five years ago, new to Gold’s Gym, watching his stamina in doing ab work was astonishing.

Last night we were working on our core next to each other. Hey ab man I said. He said back, you’re the ab man.

He said he doesn’t do much core work anymore. He’s more focused on running.

And then it hit. He has passed the baton.

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Did America’s Wellness Expert Mention The 2011 Huntsman World Senior Games?

The 25th Annual Huntsman World Senior Games, St George, Utah, October 2011

We know this truth, yet we forget it easily when we hear someone speak confidently – people who lead change do so because they believe the world needs it. These game changers know that confidence is part of it, courage is part of it and so is salesmanship. Jesus had to sell His disciples on carrying on without him. At the risk of death. That’s a hard sell, if you ask me. America’s Wellness expert, jeff noel, understands the risky business of looking boastful. In fact he hates it, but does it anyway.

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jeff noel, America’s Wellness Expert, Has A Million Ideas On What To Do Differently To Get & Stay Healthy

Lane 8 is the worst. And what serious Olympic athlete brings a Teddy Bear to the starting blocks?


jeff noel, America’s Wellness expert, has a million ideas on what to do differently to get and stay healthy. Don’t believe what he thinks and does works? Then continue on your predictably sad and doomed to fail  doing what you’ve always done. Do you want to fail? Then stop doing it the traditional way. And start paying attention to Lane 8. noel only nags because he believes you really want to change and you really need a different approach. He’s right, isn’t he?

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America’s Wellness Expert, jeff noel, Suggests Our Similarities Are Different

We recognize Jack the Bear, but University of Oregon's Hayward Field?

Wow, 31 days until we start a new year, 2012. America’s wellness expert, jeff noel, can’t imagine going into a new year without a clear, concise and compelling vision for personal health and fitness. The time to be thinking about New Year’s resolutions is long before January 1. You know this, right?

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Only Give Advice

Advice Often Stinks
Advice Often Stinks

Our differences make the world interesting, don’t they? And they also cause conflict.

We all know others who have some expertise where we don’t and vice-versa.

Sometimes we pay cash for the exchange, but mostly we just try to help each other out.

Yesterday at Gold’s Gym, a friend talked of running a 5k. It would be his first.

I’m a good runner, but more than that, I’m an expert at focus and discipline (and motivation).

Do you know what you are an expert at?

I caught myself doling out advice (after it was asked for), but then caught myself a second time – and backed up, to ask a simple question.

“Why do you want to run a 5k?”

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