I needed to refocus. After more than fifteen years of lifting and competing for ten, I’d forgotten
why I was doing
it. I’d forgotten what it was like to train until I saw stars, or hugged the toilet. I guess that the thought of being some star fitness model, or to get a contract with a supplement company, or to win the overall in another show was clouding my thinking.
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Now I’ve got my head on straight again. I’ve gone old school – back to the basement. I haven’t been in the gym since August of 2005. (Yeah, I know there are a couple of gym photos accompanying this article. They were taken March 20, 2005 after the Northern Kentucky Bodybuilding Championship. The basement photos were taken at Marty’s Tuesday night, January 24, 2006.) You can see that the only equipment that we have are a squat rack, adjustable bench, arack of hex dumbbells, and barbells.It’s squat until you drop. It’s “dead lift until you’re dead”. It’s calf raises with my partner Marty on my backholding a few 45lb plates with Ozzycranked in the background and noone to interrupt my workouts.
wiefit.com where I help men and women who want toget into the “fitness modeling” business, personal trainers, andoffer some good prices on supplements.
I also offer a programwhere I personally help peoplewith their training and nutritionneeds.
I love working at Genetica
I think my sales and supportteam are awesome people, and I think we probably have morefun than any “business” I’ve ever known. But due to hard work, we still exceed our goalsall of the time.
Heidi and I have been working on a new business for more than a year now. We justlaunched it January 1st, and it’s been a tremendous success.It’s called Fit Parties (fitparties.com). We have taken the concept of Pampered Chef, Tupperware, and other ‘homeparty’ businesses, but adaptedit to putting on home fitnessparties. We currently have somespots open for fitness enthusiastswho are interested inbecoming fit party reps. This isa great opportunity to help a lotof people and make some extramoney for yourself.