Fail Your Way to Finding Success

If we never failed, we never tried anything. We have to try, to fail, and we have to fail to improve and get better.

I want to speak about failure. I think failure is one of those horrific words that’s been attached to times when you’re not succeeding. Someone I admired a lot when I was growing up is Michael Jordan and I think he said it best when he said, “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my […]

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How to learn from your “miss-takes”

Doug Bopst Fitness -- Learn from your miss-takes

Today I want to talk about making mistakes. One of my coaches this morning sent out a message about making mistakes and I thought that would be a great topic to send out and add my spin on it. In life we all make a ton of mistakes. some are small, some are big. A mistake […]

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Past, Present & Future


You know often times in life, we cause ourselves a lot of stress from thinking too much about the past. Whether it’s 2 days ago, 2 weeks ago, 2 years ago.. we get just so upset and emotional about things we did in the past and about how our life WAS. One thing you need […]

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You HAVE to get rid of that “head trash!”

Today I want to talk about head trash – that negative self talk we tell ourselves. A lot of time we’ll hear others saying he can’t, he won’t, they can’t, they won’t, I’ll never, she’ll never, etc. etc. etc. Sure enough, the more you start telling yourself that, the more you will believe it. So […]

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First we must focus on the relationships!

PLEASE take a few minutes to read this.. I have a story for you and I hope it hits home. I want to tell you a story about one of my clients, I am going to keep her name as “Jane” for confidentiality reasons. Jane and I have been working out together for over two […]

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Fail Forward

We often go through life and feel as though failure is something that is terrible. I’m here to tell you, that it is everything but that. Failing is a horrible word we have attached to not succeeding at something we have tried. Michael Jordan says it best, “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my […]

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Be Yourself!

Often times we (myself included) we have these beliefs of how things are supposed to be. Whether its from a television show, movie or any of your friends and family; sometimes we compare ourselves to them and hope to one day life a similar life. I talked the other day about the biggest lessons that […]

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Live your life with purpose!

We often go through life doing a bunch of things that we don’t like to do. This could be your job, activities, school or anything else that comes about your day. When you find out your purpose or what drives you every day. It changes your outlook on life. You will begin to notice a […]

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