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The Mindfully Resilient Podcast

The Mindfully Resilient Podcast

By Josef Serfaty
What is it to be Mindfully Resilient? We all encounter various challenges and opportunities in many facets of life, like fitness, relationships, and work. Often our resilience is tested on the road to our goals but we need a little mindfulness to know what’s required from our resilience tank. Josef Serfaty is a Personal Fitness & Mindset Coach, and Speaker and he wants to be your coach. We'll talk physical and emotional fitness, family, work life, and friendships and relationships. It's time to be empowered to live every day with joy, curiosity, and passion.
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Season 1 Finale: My Journey into Podcasting | Ep 30
On December 11, 2019, Josef's journey into podcasting took flight.  There were no expectations aside from the desire to coach people locally, and, slowly, around the world to be more mindfully resilient.  To impact at least one life.  Each episode was created with the vision to provide guidance to lead a healthier lifestyle, to be physically fitter, to have a stronger mindset, as well as an unbreakable belief in one's self. In the Season 1 Finale of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast, Josef shares his experience as a new podcaster and the lessons he has learned.  He also shares a highlight reel of some of the conversations with the awesome guests who joined him this season. Bryan Strasberg - 37:12 Shahab Nilgiri - 39:18 Rachel Ostrander - 41:19 Candice Axford - 42:53 Tricia Silverman - 44:49 Eric The Trainer - 46:19 Stephanie Weichert - 49:20 Todd Durkin - 51:31 Ken "SGT Ken" Weichert - 53:46 --- ▼About Coach Josef ▼ Josef Serfaty is a certified Personal Fitness and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He’s also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and creator of the Tactical Fit Small Group Program that has spread positive impact to numerous lives. His journey as a fitness professional has been centred around a “beyond the rep” coaching mentality, where the focus is to create a positive change, physically and emotionally. ▻ Visit www.coachjosef.com. ▻ Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter: @coachpapajosef. ▼ Show Support ▼ ▻ If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  ▻ Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media. ▼ YouTube ▼ ▻ SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
57:24
August 18, 2020
Top 10 Gratitudes and Lessons from COVID 19 | Ep 29
Inspired from Todd Durkin's podcast episode, "Top 9 Lessons from COVID-19" (Episode 92), I share my own top 10 gratitudes and lessons from the chaos that is the COVID-19 Pandemic.  I also highlight the opportunities I currently have or can create because of what I learned and what was given to me. Gratitudes: Launched Professional Website Online Tactical Fit Classes – from idea and placeholder to a reality. Project HOPE Nominated for Canfitpro Fitness Professional of the Year Amazing guests of the podcast: Reconnecting or strengthening bonds Lessons: Patience. Time management and prioritization Be more confident in my brand and myself Tactical Fit Online classes Finding spiritual connection Maintaining healthy habits --- ▼About Coach Josef ▼ Josef Serfaty is a certified Personal Fitness and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He’s also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and creator of the Tactical Fit Small Group Program that has spread positive impact to numerous lives. His journey as a fitness professional has been centred around a “beyond the rep” coaching mentality, where the focus is to create a positive change physically and emotionally. ▻ Visit www.coachjosef.com. ▻ Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter: @coachpapajosef. ▼ Show Support ▼ ▻ If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  ▻ Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media. ▼ YouTube ▼ ▻ SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
1:06:59
August 4, 2020
Wholehearted Connections with Stephanie Weichert (PART 2) | Ep 28
We're turning the tables on The Mindfully Resilient Podcast in this episode.  In Part 2 of Wholehearted Connections, Stephanie interviews Josef about his experience and lessons learned from his sessions as one of her clients for her book "Everything I Would Have Said," more specifically, Chapters Four (Find the Third Option) and Nine (Learn the Art of Connection). You'll learn that when you're faced with an A or B decision, there's always C that can help you take a small step forward to growth. Also, how do you protect your emotions and relationship with your family, friends, and yourself from external stress factors of everyday life, like work. --- ▼ About Stephanie Weichert ▼ Stephanie Weichert, MBA, ACC, is a certified Personal Coach, published author and speaker and business consultant. She has performed life coaching workshops for the Tennessee Army National Guard Warrior Fit Camp program, the Kentucky Army National Guard Operation Immersion course, the Tennessee Army National Guard′s Children Attitude Motivation Program (C.A.M.P.), canfitpro, Empower Fitness Conferences and in Taiwan and China. She has a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and an MBA from King University. She has written for magazines and other publications including Military1.com, Military.com, Foundations, Hooah, Military Spouse and GX®: The National Guard Experience and has recently released her first life coaching book entitled, Everything I Would Have Said. ▻ Visit stephanieweichert.com ▻ Facebook and Instagram: @stephanieweichert ▻ Pick up your copy of "Everything I Would I Said" on Amazon. --- ▼About Coach Josef ▼ Josef Serfaty is a certified Personal Fitness and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He’s also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and creator of the Tactical Fit Small Group Program that has spread positive impact to numerous lives. His journey as a fitness professional has been centred around a “beyond the rep” coaching mentality, where the focus is to create a positive change physically and emotionally. ▻ Visit www.coachjosef.com. ▻ Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter: @coachpapajosef. ▼ Show Your Support ▼ ▻ If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  ▻ Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media. ▼ YouTube ▼ ▻ SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
48:50
July 28, 2020
Wholehearted Connections with Stephanie Weichert (PART 1) | Ep 27
One of the hardest things you can do is to demonstrate courage, not the bravery kind of courage, but speaking from the heart courage.  Being wholehearted is a skill that requires practice.  In this episode, Josef is honoured to have his coach, mentor, and friend, Stephanie Weichert join him on the show.  As part of the writing process for her book "Everything I Would Have Said", Stephanie coached Josef through some tough times and encouraged a wholehearted mindset.  In Part 1, Stephanie shares her story into becoming a life coach and desire to be a positive influence in the lives of others.  She also recounts a fun little story of how she and SGT Ken met. --- ▼ About Stephanie Weichert ▼ Stephanie Weichert, MBA, ACC, is a certified Personal Coach, published author and speaker and business consultant. She has performed life coaching workshops for the Tennessee Army National Guard Warrior Fit Camp program, the Kentucky Army National Guard Operation Immersion course, the Tennessee Army National Guard′s Children Attitude Motivation Program (C.A.M.P.), canfitpro, Empower Fitness Conferences and in Taiwan and China. She has a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and an MBA from King University. She has written for magazines and other publications including Military1.com, Military.com, Foundations, Hooah, Military Spouse and GX®: The National Guard Experience and has recently released her first life coaching book entitled, Everything I Would Have Said. ▻ Visit stephanieweichert.com ▻ Facebook and Instagram: @stephanieweichert ▻ Pick up your copy of "Everything I Would I Said" on Amazon. --- ▼About Coach Josef ▼ Josef Serfaty is a certified Personal Fitness and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He’s also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and creator of the Tactical Fit Small Group Program that has spread positive impact to numerous lives. His journey as a fitness professional has been centred around a “beyond the rep” coaching mentality, where the focus is to create a positive change physically and emotionally. ▻ Visit www.coachjosef.com. ▻ Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter: @coachpapajosef. ▼ Show Your Support ▼ ▻ If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  ▻ Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media. ▼ YouTube ▼ ▻ SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
51:59
July 21, 2020
Motivation Requires Action | Ep 26
A little episode to hype you up, to inspire you to find motivation through action.  We often look on the outside for motivation, when it's in us all along.  Motivation needs us to show up. --- ▼About Coach Josef ▼ Josef Serfaty is a certified Personal Fitness and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He’s also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and creator of the Tactical Fit Small Group Program that has spread positive impact to numerous lives. His journey as a fitness professional has been centred around a “beyond the rep” coaching mentality, where the focus is to create a positive change physically and emotionally. ▻ Visit www.coachjosef.com. ▻ Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter: @coachpapajosef. ▼ Show Support ▼ ▻ If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  ▻ Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media. ▼ YouTube ▼ ▻ SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
03:26
July 14, 2020
Get Your Mind Right with Todd Durkin | Ep 25
When you're striving for greatness, you must surround yourself with those who will emit the energy you seek to keep you going.  They will help you snap out of it when you feel your mind's not right.  In fact, they will remind you to "get the mind right".  In Episode 25, Josef sits down with Todd Durkin,  mentor who has helped him dial in the focus and acted as a lighthouse for him and countless others. In their conversation they discuss being a coach, leaving a legacy, creating impact, living your purpose, and Todd's most recent book "Get Your Mind Right."   Josef also shares the influence Todd has had on his professional and personal life. Time to put on the grey hoodie and become a Mind Right Maniac! --- ▼ About Todd Durkin ▼ Todd Durkin is one of the leading coaches, trainers, and motivators in the world. It’s no secret why some of the top athletes in the world have trained with him for nearly two decades. He’s a best-selling author, a motivational speaker, and owns the legendary Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA where he leads an amazing team of 42 teammates.  Todd is a coach on the Netflix show “STRONG” that is must-watch TV. He is a previous Jack LaLanne Award winner, a 2-time Trainer of the Year, and he runs his Todd Durkin Mastermind group of top trainers and fitness pros around the globe, coaching them with business, leadership, marketing, training, and personal growth mentorship. Todd and his wife Melanie head up the Durkin IMPACT Foundation (501-c-3) that has raised over $250,000 since it started in 2013. 100% of all proceeds go back to kids and families in need. ▻ Instagram & Twitter: @ToddDurkin ▻ Facebook: @ToddDurkinFQ10 ▻ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ToddDurkinFQ10 ▻ Order your copy of "GET YOUR MIND RIGHT" at https://todddurkin.com/getyourmindright. ▻ You can listen to Todd’s podcast, The IMPACT Show by going to www.todddurkin.com/podcast. ▻ Visit www.ToddDurkin.com and www.FitnessQuest10.com. --- ▼ Connect with Josef ▼ Josef Serfaty is a certified Personal Fitness and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He’s also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and creator of the Tactical Fit Small Group Program that has spread positive impact to numerous lives. His journey as a fitness professional has been centred around a “beyond the rep” coaching mentality, where the focus is to create a positive change physically and emotionally. ▻ Visit www.coachjosef.com. ▻ Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter: @coachpapajosef. ▼ Show Support ▼ ▻ If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  ▻ Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media. ▼ YouTube ▼ ▻ SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
1:22:07
July 7, 2020
Healthy Dividends with Tricia Silverman | Ep 24
How you train, fuel, and strengthen your body and mind is a long-game process.  In a world where delayed gratification is almost a myth, we must remind ourselves it's about the journey and not the destination.  Enjoy the experience while strengthening the foundations for a long, active, and prosperous life.  Josef sits down with friend, registered dietitian, and author, Tricia Silverman. They get talking about healthy living and shed some light on how to invest in your health and reap the dividends for longevity. Josef also shakes things up a bit and shares some of his controversial thoughts on some of the mainstream diets. --- > About Tricia Silverman www.triciasilverman.com --> Like on Facebook: @TriciaSilvermanWellness --> Follow on Instagram: @TriciaSilverman --> Pick a copy of Tricia's book Healthy Dividends:Investments in Nutrition, Movement, and Healthy Habits that Pay Off.  Available on Amazon. --- > Connect Visit www.coachjosef.com. --> Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
1:12:20
June 30, 2020
Resilience & Hope with Ken "SGT Ken" Weichert (PART 2) | Ep 23
In Part 2 of their conversation, Josef and Ken discuss the origins of Project H.O.P.E. Academy and how it grew from an expression of compassion to help a family in need, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, to a global phenomenon.  Josef also shares his experience and strategies as one of the speakers for the Project H.O.P.E. webinar series.   Sometimes, life zooms right by us in a blink of an eye. There's something powerful taking a moment to pause and reflect. --- > About SGT Ken www.sgtken.com --> Follow on Facebook and Instagram: @sgtkenw --- Project H.O.P.E.: Help Other People Endure is a free comprehensive webinar workshop that identifies the essential skills that everyone must possess to find fortitude in the face of fear and power over your problems. Developed by Master Resilience Trainer and decorated combat veteran Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) and life coach and published author Stephanie Weichert, this program features several inspirational speakers that share their personal stories and profound strategies to triumph over tough times. The main objectives are to encourage and empower you to push for positive perspective with every problem and become the champion of change. It’s time to come together and HOPE: Help Other People Endure! You can follow Project H.O.P.E. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/projecthopeacademy/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/projecthopeacademy/ --- > Connect Visit www.coachjosef.com. --> Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
33:12
June 26, 2020
Resilience & Hope with Ken "SGT Ken" Weichert (PART 1) | Ep 22
This episode has been long time coming.  In part 1 of a 2-part conversation, Josef sits down with mentor, teacher, and friend, Ken Weichert, aka SGT Ken®.  Ken has been instrumental in Josef's understanding of resilience over the years. Now, you get to experience some of the same lessons Ken has taught to countless lives about turning challenges into opportunities and being an influential leader.  This show is guaranteed to impact and empower you. --- > About SGT Ken www.sgtken.com --> Follow on Facebook and Instagram: @sgtkenw --- Project H.O.P.E.: Help Other People Endure is a free comprehensive webinar workshop that identifies the essential skills that everyone must possess to find fortitude in the face of fear and power over your problems. Developed by Master Resilience Trainer and decorated combat veteran Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) and life coach and published author Stephanie Weichert, this program features several inspirational speakers that share their personal stories and profound strategies to triumph over tough times. The main objectives are to encourage and empower you to push for positive perspective with every problem and become the champion of change. It’s time to come together and HOPE: Help Other People Endure! You can follow Project H.O.P.E. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/projecthopeacademy/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/projecthopeacademy/ --- > Connect Visit www.coachjosef.com. --> Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
1:05:00
June 23, 2020
The Chef at Home with Julian Pancer | Ep 21
In the chaotic storm that was the COVID-19 Pandemic, many have found an opportunity for growth.  Some have sought growth in their fitness and health, their discipline with new habits, their relationships, or picking new skills in the kitchen.  With finances being tight or an apprehension from ordering take-out, families have decided to do a lot more baking and cooking at home.  Josef's guest in Episode 21, Chef Julian Pancer, shares his passion for the culinary arts and how you can call up that inner chef.  What's important is that you be forgiving to yourself and enjoy the experience regardless of how the end result looks on your plate. --- > Connect with Chef Julian  Pancer Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter: @thechefupstairs --> Visit thechefupstairs.com for more information on in-person and virtual cooking classes. --- > Connect Visit www.coachjosef.com. --> Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
1:13:44
June 16, 2020
B-Roll: A conversation with Eric Fleishman from Ep 20
Rockstars, Superheroes, and... puppets?  In this bonus clip from my conversation with Eric Fleishman, aka Eric the Trainer, that make the final cut in Episode 20 (Navigate the Jungle of Fitness), he shares his toy collecting origin story and his work with Def Leppard. --- > Connect with Eric The Trainer Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter: @ericthetrainer --> Visit ericthetrainer.com. --> SIGN-UP for Morning Glory Live (morningglorylive.com) and enjoy some amazing live and recorded workouts with special celebrity guests, right from the comfort of your own home. --- > Connect Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
03:45
June 14, 2020
Navigate the Jungle of Fitness with Eric The Trainer | Ep 20
Twenty episodes! 2-0. What a fantastic milestone! And for this special episode, in a fun conversation among peers, Josef welcomes a very special guest to the show, Eric Fleishman, also known as Eric The Trainer, fitness trainer to artists like Shawn Mendes, Max Martini, Neil Brown Jr., Chris Noth, Def Leppard, and Nickelback.  He is also the host of Celebrity Sweat (now available on Amazon Prime) and Morning Glory Live, an online live workout program with featured celebrity guests,  giving birth to what is now known as "fitness entertainment."  Eric shares his wisdom on fitness, his journey as a fitness coach and his own stories of resilience from his youth and during the COVID-19 virus crisis.  Fitness - and life - is like a meandering path in the jungle,  there will be moments when you step off, but it's about getting back on again.   You'll definitely have a good time listening in. --- > Connect with Eric The Trainer Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter: @ericthetrainer --> Visit ericthetrainer.com. --> SIGN-UP for Morning Glory Live (morningglorylive.com) and enjoy some amazing live and recorded workouts with special celebrity guests, right from the comfort of your own home. --- > Connect Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
1:06:54
June 10, 2020
Protect Your Self-Worth | Ep 19
There are always going to be moments in life where people will make question your self-worth.  In a follow-up to the Five Principles of Resilience, which serves as the framework, Josef discusses the things you can do to prepare to strengthen your self-belief (Resilience Readiness Checklist) and the protocol to initiate in order to defend your self-worth (Resilience Response Protocol) when someone attempts to break it down. Your values make you unique.  They make you the hero of YOUR story. --- > Connect Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef. > Enjoying the Show? If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  > Spread the Word Don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. > YouTube SUBSCRIBE to The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.
31:54
May 29, 2020
Household Dynamics in a Pandemic | Ep 18
The Consortium of Coaches is back at it again.  On April 20th, 2020, Josef, Blake, Candice, and Patrick meet up to discuss how the household dynamics have changed since the start of the COVID-19 self-isolation safety measures were put in place since March 14, 2020.  You know... self-isolation. How have they responded? New traditions have been created.  The little things in life are no longer taken for granted.  Opportunity for growth is seized.  Let them inspire you to make the best of every moment. --- FOLLOW THE COACHES --> Candid Axford on Instagram @sparkplugwellness and check out her podcast Positive Sparkplug on Anchor.fm and other major platforms. --> Patrick Savoury on Instagram: @poybfit --> Blake Miles on Facebook: @N2LTransformations --- --> NEW! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.   Be sure to SUBSCRIBE and hit that notification bell. --- --> If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a 5 star-rating and a heart-warming, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  --> Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?   Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach or online personal trainer, don't hesitate to reach out. --- ABOUT:   Josef Serfaty, CFP-PTS, CFP-HWL, CCF-CMCP, is an In-Home Personal Fitness Coach and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He is also a START Fitness Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and a Lebert Fitness Ambassador. His journey as a fitness professional started with a flame of inspiration to be the best version of himself after an eye-opening boot camp and lecture on resilience at a conference in 2013. He believes everyone deserves to experience that same empowering flame when seeking to live everyday with joy, curiosity, and passion.
1:09:44
May 15, 2020
Unscripted: My 5 Principles of Resilience | Ep 17
Goodie! A "bonus-like" episode. That's right my friend. Immediately after my speaking engagement with Project H.O.P.E. on May 5th, 2020, with the fire still burning inside my heart, I got on the mic to record my Five Principles of Resilience that I shared with the audience because I felt that I should share this good dose of positivity and hope with you all. Get ready to go deep in thought because you'll have some writing to do. YES! Write.  --- Project H.O.P.E.: Help Other People Endure is a free comprehensive webinar workshop that identifies the essential skills that everyone must possess to find fortitude in the face of fear and power over your problems. Developed by Master Resilience Trainer and decorated combat veteran Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) and life coach and published author Stephanie Weichert, this program features several inspirational speakers that share their personal stories and profound strategies to triumph over tough times. The main objectives are to encourage and empower you to push for positive perspective with every problem and become the champion of change. It’s time to come together and HOPE: Help Other People Endure! You can follow Project H.O.P.E. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/projecthopeacademy/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/projecthopeacademy/ --- --> NEW! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations.  Be sure to SUBSCRIBE and hit that notification bell. --- --> If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a 5 star-rating and a heart-warming, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  --> Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?   Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach or online personal trainer, don't hesitate to reach out. --- ABOUT:   Josef Serfaty, CFP-PTS, CFP-HWL, CCF-CMCP, is an In-Home Personal Fitness Coach and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He is also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and a Lebert Fitness Ambassador. His journey as a fitness professional started with a flame of inspiration to be the best version of himself after an eye-opening boot camp and lecture on resilience at a conference in 2013. He believes everyone deserves to experience that same empowering flame when seeking to live everyday with joy, curiosity, and passion.
17:14
May 8, 2020
The Care in Executive Coaching with Mary Patry | Ep 16
In the coaching world, there's an unspoken relationship between coaches.  A relationship that can be considered as strong as family.  Well, in this episode of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast, Josef sits down, not only with a fellow coach, but his inspiring Aunt, Mary Patry, Founder and IT Executive Advisor of ITeffectivity. Mary has been an influential leader in the IT (Information Technology) Industry as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) and now, as an Executive Coach, focusing on her passion to help others triumph, personally and professionally.  Her empathy, care, and innate ability to listen set her apart in an increasingly crowded field.   Listen in and you'll feel that caring mindset, as Mary shares her journey of growth in her career with Josef, starting as one of the few women in the IT Industry back in the day, as well as discuss the COVID-19 Virus Crisis and what leaders can do to keep team morale up and the company thriving during a pandemic. --- For more about Mary Patry and ITeffectivity, visit www.iteffectivity.com. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach or online personal trainer, don't hesitate to reach out. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts. Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. --- Looking for follow-along home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations?  The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live. --- ABOUT:   Josef Serfaty, CFP-PTS, CFP-HWL, CCF-CMCP, is an In-Home Personal Fitness Coach and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He is also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and a Lebert Fitness Ambassador. His journey as a fitness professional started with a flame of inspiration to be the best version of himself after an eye-opening boot camp and lecture on resilience at a conference in 2013. He believes everyone deserves to experience that same empowering flame when seeking to live everyday with joy, curiosity, and passion.
1:02:22
May 6, 2020
Self-Isolation Requires Self-Check In (PART 3) | Ep 15
In the final part of our 3-part series, Self-Isolation Requires a Self-Check-In, Josef and the "Consortium of Coaches" discuss how they've responded to the life changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges they've had to face.  They all had to dig deep into their resilience tanks and prepare for the giant virus crisis wave that started to swell. On March 29th, 2020, Josef sat down with fellow coaches Blake Miles, Candice Axford, and Patrick Savoury, and focused their first conversation on ensuring that resilience tanks are kept full while the world is maintaining self-isolation.  It’s been over 2 weeks since the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  Some may have gone into autopilot, while others are frantically trying to figure out what to do next to stay financial afloat or to maintain their sanity.  Self-isolation requires a little self-check in.   --- • Follow Candice Axford on Instagram @sparkplugwellness and check out her podcast Positive Sparkplug on Anchor.fm and other major platforms. • Follow Patrick Savoury on Instagram: @poybfit • Follow Blake Miles on Facebook: @N2LTransformations --- Following Josef on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach or online personal trainer, don't hesitate to reach out. NEW! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas and tutorials, and inspiring conversations. Don't forget to subscribe and turn on notifications. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please give a 5-star rating and a great review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts of what you truly enjoy about the show.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE a screenshot of the show show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. --- ABOUT:   Josef Serfaty, CFP-PTS, CFP-HWL, CCF-CMCP, is an In-Home Personal Fitness Coach and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He is also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and a Lebert Fitness Ambassador. His journey as a fitness professional started with a flame of inspiration to be the best version of himself after an eye-opening boot camp and lecture on resilience at a conference in 2013. He believes everyone deserves to experience that same empowering flame when seeking to live everyday with joy, curiosity, and passion.
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April 29, 2020
No Place Like Home | Ep 14
In the midst of self-isolation and physical distancing during the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak, gyms and fitness studios, a home away from home for many, had to temporarily shut their doors in an effort to help flatten the curve.  This has left many fitness enthusiasts with only one place to get in their workout: their own homes. Josef puts on his professional in-home personal trainer hat and offers some insight that can help you maximize the at-home workout experience.   He provides some training principles, amongst other awesome nuggets of wisdom, to consider and ensuring that you stay healthy during the virus crisis.   --- As mentioned in today's episode, get yourself a set of EQualizers by visiting LebertFitness.com and use discount code MINDFULLYRESILIENT at checkout to save 20% off your purchase. --- Following Josef on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, don't hesitate to reach out. NEW! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please give a 5-star rating and a great review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts of what you truly enjoy about the show.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient. --- ABOUT:   Josef Serfaty, CFP-PTS, CFP-HWL, CCF-CMCP, is an In-Home Personal Fitness Coach and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He is also a Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and a Lebert Fitness Ambassador. His journey as a fitness professional started with a flame of inspiration to be the best version of himself after an eye-opening boot camp and lecture on resilience at a conference in 2013. He believes everyone deserves to experience that same empowering flame when seeking to live everyday with joy, curiosity, and passion.
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April 23, 2020
Self-Isolation Requires Self-Check In (PART 2) | Ep 13
In Part 2 of our 3-part series, Self-Isolation Requires a Self-Check-In, Josef and the "Consortium of Coaches" discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the fitness industry, the surge of free online fitness instruction, and the increased desire to workout. On March 29th, 2020, Josef sat down with fellow coaches Blake Miles, Candice Axford, and Patrick Savoury, and focused their first conversation on ensuring that resilience tanks are kept full while the world is maintaining self-isolation.  It’s been over 2 weeks since the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  Some may have gone into autopilot, while others are frantically trying to figure out what to do next to stay financial afloat or to maintain their sanity.  Self-isolation requires a little self-check in.   --- • Follow Candice Axford on Instagram @sparkplugwellness and check out her podcast Positive Sparkplug on Anchor.fm and other major platforms. • Follow Patrick Savoury on Instagram: @poybfit • Follow Blake Miles on Facebook: @N2LTransformations --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, don't hesitate to reach out. NEW!!! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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April 15, 2020
Self-Isolation Requires Self-Check In (PART 1) | Ep 12
What do you get when you put a bunch of coaches on a call?  An awesome dose of positivity.  What was an idea for over 2 years has come into fruition.  Fellow coaches Josef, Blake, Candice, and Patrick met up to share their thoughts on a topic with the purpose to inspire others. On March 29th, 2020, they focused the first conversation on ensuring that resilience tanks are kept full while the world is maintaining self-isolation.  It’s been over 2 weeks since the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  Some may have gone into autopilot, while others are frantically trying to figure out what to do next to stay financial afloat or to maintain their sanity.  Self-isolation requires a little self-check in.   In Part 1 of a 3-part series, we put an emphasis on checking in on your habits, not just daily physical habits, but mindset as well. --- • Follow Candice Axford on Instagram @sparkplugwellness and check out her podcast Positive Sparkplug on Anchor.fm and other major platforms. • Follow Patrick Savoury on Instagram: @poybfit • Follow Blake Miles on Facebook: @N2LTransformations --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, don't hesitate to reach out. NEW!!! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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April 12, 2020
Be The Family Leader You Truly Are | Ep 11
It's been over 3 weeks now that we're following self-isolation and social distancing protocols.  Life has changed, especially within your dwelling.  If you live with other humans, you're now spending a lot more time with them, physically, than you thought you ever would.  All of you have now been given the opportunity to strengthen the relationship and friendship connections, in order to thrive through this “virus crisis” together.  In Episode 11, Josef offers a couple of pointers to remind you that you have it within you to be the leader you truly for your family, your friends, and your community.  The time is now to discover a better version yourself. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, don't hesitate to reach out. NEW! The Mindfully Resilient Coaching YouTube channel is now live with home workouts, exercise ideas, and inspiring conversations. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your regular listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts. Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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April 8, 2020
Riding the COVID-19 Wave | Ep 10
The world is going through what is probably the greatest challenge this generation has ever faced.  The COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) outbreak has created a panic around the globe.  However, at the same time, it has created a stronger global connection.  In what could be a mega-Coffee With Coach, Josef sits down with 3 amazing people who share their stories to reassure you that you're not alone and that you got this.  Candice, Rachel, and Patrick provide their advice on how to keep the resilience tank full as we practice self-isolation and social distancing to "flatten curve". --- Connect with Candice on Instagram, @sparkplugwellness, and check out her podcast Positive SparkPlug (available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Anchor). --- Connect with Patrick on Instagram, @poybfit, for follow along live home workouts. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, especially in times like now, don't hesitate to reach out. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your listening playlist, please show some love an awesome rating and review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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March 23, 2020
One Door Closes, Another Opens | Ep 09
Have you ever been turned down from something you were excited about, then find yourself swimming in a pool of a bad attitude?  Coach Josef shares a very recent story about how he responded to rejection and offers some guidance to create hope for an awesome outlook for the future.  If it's meant to be, it's meant to be.  Trust the process and take control. --- SPECIAL OFFER FOR LISTENERS! Get 20% off Lebert Fitness products with Coupon Code MINDFULLYRESILIENT.  Go to lebertfitness.com. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, don't hesitate to reach out. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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March 11, 2020
Find the Third Option | Ep 08
Josef recounts his coaching sessions with Life Coach Stephanie Weichert from December 2016 that are highlighted in Chapter 4 of her book "Everything I Would Have Said: Survival Strategies for Through Tough Times," published December 2019.  He reviews Chapter 4, "Find the Third Option", and explains how he learned that life is not necessarily all or nothing.  We may be temporarily stuck in an unpleasant situation but what can we do to determine what elements are in our control in order to thrive?  You can visit Stephanie's website at https://stephanieweichert.com and find out how you can get a copy of her book "Everything I Would Have Said."  It also available on Amazon. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach or online personal trainer, don't hesitate to reach out. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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February 27, 2020
Coffee with Coach: Getting the MAD Mind with Shahab | Ep 07
In Episode 7 of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast, Josef sits down with fellow coach Shahab Nilgiri.  Shahab is a personal trainer and a Personal Development Coach.  You'll feeling the positive vibes flowing through your veins as they talk origin story, fitness, and life coaching.  You're reminded that not everybody is competition but inspiration.  As professionals in the Health & Wellness service industry, we all support each other for one common goal: the battle for emotional and physical fitness. Follow Shahab on Instagram at @shahab_mentalitycoach. Madmind Coaching Website: https://www.madmindcoaching.com To request a copy of Shahab's eBook, simply click here. --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send your thoughts to Josef via DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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February 12, 2020
Go Deep With SMART Goals | Ep 06
Do you have an awesome goal you want achieve but simply feel like something is missing?  Giving your goal a value, purpose, and clear definition can make a whole world of a difference.  Josef offers a break down to creating rock-solid goals using the S.M.A.R.T. framework and it all starts with establishing your WHY.  So grab a pen and paper for this one because we're on a mission and going deep to write out your SMART goals and more.  --- What did you think of this episode or the podcast?  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Also, if you're interested in having Josef as your personal mindset coach, don't hesitate to reach out. If The Mindfully Resilient Podcast is part of your listening playlist, please submit a star-rating and a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts.  Finally, don't forget to SHARE the show with your friends on social media using the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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February 5, 2020
Coffee with Coach: Bryan's Journey | Ep 05
Who doesn't like coffee?  When you catch up with a good friend or meet someone for the first time, it's almost always over coffee... or tea.  In a new segment titled Coffee with Coach, Josef will have candid conversations and interviews with people whose stories will leave a little impact and inspiration within you.  Bryan Strasberg is a client, close friend, family man,  entrepreneur, and the very first guest of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. Bryan shares his experience when he was faced at a crossroads professionally and emotionally.  How did it affect him?  How did he tap into that resilient tank?  Josef and Bryan also talk fitness, running, and meditation. Get K-9 Coaching from Bryan.  Visit www.waggingwoofies.com or follow @waggingwoofies on Instagram and Facebook.  Also, listen to the Wagging Woofies Pawcast on all major platforms. --- What did you think of this episode?  Let Coach know.  Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  Finally, if you're enjoying The Mindfully Resilient Podcast, please rate and leave a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts and SHARE the show with your friends on social media.  Use the hashtag #mindfullyresilient.
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January 22, 2020
Unscripted: My 2019 Gratitude Highlight Reel | Ep 04
No crazy production.  No multiple takes.  No elaborate script or lengthy preparation.   Just some bullet point items scribbled on a small sheet of paper and the urge to express gratitude.  Josef shares his Top 12 Gratitude Highlights of 2019 in a new segment titled "Unscripted".  Authenticity in its rawest form. What did you think of this episode?  Let Coach know.  Here's how... - Send Josef a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef, or  - Submit a voice message on the Anchor app.  Finally, if you're enjoying The Mindfully Resilient Podcast, please rate and leave a great, yet honest, review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts and SHARE the show with your friends on social media.  Don't forget, feedback promotes growth.
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January 13, 2020
Sticking to Your Fitness Resolutions | Ep 03
Happy 2020! Did you know that 80% of people quit their New Year's resolutions within the first year and 20% of those people within the first week of the year?  People quit their fitness goals because results don't happen quick enough, they're focusing on other people's workouts, or they believe they don't have time.  In this episode, Josef provides some mindful techniques to ensure that you can fulfill your fitness-related resolutions.  Enjoying this podcast?  SUBSCRIBE to receive notifications of future episodes. Don't forget to Spread the word and SHARE this show.  Got questions or comments?   You can leave a voice message on Anchor at https://anchor.fm/mindfullyresilient.  You can also send Josef a DM... Instagram: @coachpapajosef Facebook: fb.me/coachpapajosef
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January 8, 2020
Five Strategies for Resolution Fulfillment | Ep 02
Happy Holidays!  With the Holiday Season in full swing and New Year's right around the corner, we're starting to think about our big goals for 2020.  In this episode of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast, Josef offers 5 strategies that will help you navigate the twists and turns, and obstacles that await you on your journey towards achieving your goals.  Enjoying this podcast?  SUBSCRIBE to receive notifications of future episodes. Don't forget to Spread the word and SHARE this show.  Got questions or comments?   You can leave a voice message on Anchor at https://anchor.fm/mindfullyresilient.  You can also send Josef a DM... Instagram: @coachpapajosef Facebook: fb.me/coachpapajosef
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December 25, 2019
The Inaugural Episode | Ep 01
This is it! The very first official episode of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast.  Fitness & Mindset Coach, Josef Serfaty, welcomes you as he goes full wholehearted mode and shares some of his backstory into the fitness and mindset world. He also sheds some light on the show name "Mindfully Resilient" and what to expect in future episodes.  It will all make sense. SUBSCRIBE to receive notifications of future episodes.  Spread the word! SHARE https://anchor.fm/mindfullyresilient  Follow Josef: Instagram: @coachpapajosef  Facebook: @coachpapajosef
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December 18, 2019
Introduction to The Mindfully Resilient Podcast | TRAILER
Taking his journey in fitness and mindset coaching to the next level, Coach Josef is checking off another item from his Big Hairy Audacious Goals list with his first ever podcast show. In this Trailer episode, he gives you a brief look into what is The Mindfully Resilient podcast. SUBSCRIBE to receive new show notifications. --- FOLLOW JOSEF   --> Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to @coachpapajosef.  --- ABOUT:   Josef Serfaty, CFP-PTS, CFP-HWL, CCF-CMCP, is an In-Home Personal Fitness Coach and Mindset Coach under the brand CLG Fitness in Toronto, Ontario, and Host of The Mindfully Resilient Podcast. He is also a START Fitness Senior Tactical Fitness Instructor and a Lebert Fitness Ambassador. His journey as a fitness professional started with a flame of inspiration to be the best version of himself after an eye-opening boot camp and lecture on resilience at a conference in 2013. He believes everyone deserves to experience that same empowering flame when seeking to live everyday with joy, curiosity, and passion.
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December 11, 2019