The Teacher Becomes The Student

So for obvious reasons, I don’t really talk about my personal training too much. I am transitioning my personal training to group settings so that all my clients can experience the effect of group training.

But this weekend, one of my clients almost made me rethink my decision.

You see care bear, I work in a gym that has some pretty high powered clientele. I mean really high powered. Like running the city high powered. Oops I’ve already said too much.

Well any who, you can probably imagine the intelligence and business sense of the people that walk through those doors. It is for this very reason that I have stayed there almost 10 years and struggle to imagine what it would be like anywhere else.

So I have a few people left that do my personal training. Can’t seem to get them to budge, but after talking to one of them this weekend for a few moments I found it difficult to give up the personal training completely.

So I asked this man who was voted one of the top most powerful men in Philadelphia what made him so successful and “powerful,” as the paper put it.

His reply was so simple I almost farted when I laughed.

He said with a straight face, “don’t take anything personal”

I said I “never do!”

Then he proceeded to tell me that what I just said indicated that I just took what he said personally

And I’ll be damned if he wasn’t right.

You see sweet cakes, the key to happiness is to realize that no matter what, you can’t take things personally.

Which is hard for a fitness professional because everything is personal.

What you eat shows up in your body.
What you think shows up in your actions.
And what you believe shows up in your workouts (sounds like a t-shirt :-P)

You see too often (myself included) we get so caught up in ourselves that we don’t realize other people may be going through something which may lead them to have a completely different perspective.

That’s why it’s so important to trust yourself enough to trust others.

I get it, we’re not at that point yet. H, ll I’m not even fully there in all honesty, but the thing is, when successful people give you sound advice, you’re more likely to make it your mission to inherit those characteristics.

So maybe you’re one that isn’t there yet. And that’s fine.

Don’t take this personally, but I don’t want to waste your time if you aren’t ready to trust the process that has kept thousands of people in shape and helped a few hundred more reach their fitness goals within 8 weeks.

So if you’re not ready, stop reading NOW

If you are ready to:

Put trust in the hands of a trained fitness professional

Get in the best shape (of your life)

Be independent from your fears. But more importantly, stop worrying about what other people think…

Click here: Wake UP Call

Jerry “young grasshopper” Washington

P.S: wanna see what others are saying about this program? Check out our Success Stories here. Talk soon…

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