The Week of WOW begins tonight. We are officially one week away from the Super Bowl. This will be a week of firsts for me as I am headed to my first Super Bowl, first time watching a client (Eli Manning) perform on the biggest stage of their profession, first time headed to the great state of Indiana. Although this is a week of firsts for me, it seems familiar in a sense. The past two seasons friend/mentor/super star trainer Todd Durkin went through this week with his clients Drew Brees (2010) and Aaron Rodgers (2011). I knew Todd would be an excellent resource for me being that he was there for both of those Super Bowls, so I made sure to get as much advice as possible when it came to this week.
The piece of Todd’s advice that resonates the most is to enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity. As I think about this experience, I reflect on all of the hard work that brought me to this point. To achieve success in life and in your career it takes a tremendous amount of effort and hard work. This past off season was an example of how hard work pays off. The NFL lockout allowed me to work one on one with Eli and I got to see first hand the work ethic of someone at the top of his game. Seeing Eli reach this point again in his career inspires me to continue to push harder and as this week begins I reflect on how my hard work has gifted me this super opportunity. This week will be an honor of sharing this opportunity with my family, friends, valued clients, fellow fitness professionals and all my followers.