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Positive Tension

I was first exposed to this concept a few years ago and then was reminded of it again while reading a newsletter by a Coach of mine, Matt Furey.

 

Positive tension exists when you have a goal, long term or short term, that will bring some type of benefit or pleasure into your life.

 

Now, being that it’s a goal, it’s future based.

 

I rail about too much future based thought, but when used properly, it can be extremely beneficial.

 

Being future based, it creates a tension, think of a rope that is pulling you along.

 

A negative tension would be something that you bring bad energy to and that you are looking to avoid, like a confrontation.

 

So, the key is, how do you create more positive tension in your life?

 

(A real simple example would be a great meal that you are looking forward to when you are hungry).

 

And yes, I know how to do this, but if I give you the answers, you don’t learn to the same degree.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our December Trinity Transformation.  It begins December 1st and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. Act now or you’ll miss out until next month.  We will be accepting people through the reminder of this week and then after that, you gotta wait until January….

 

 

P.P.S-Our annual deadlifting contest for charity will be Saturday, December 12th.  If you’d like to participate, you can send an email to matt@newellstrength.com




Can You do Just 1 More Thing

It’s been a week since last Friday.

 

And I am a big believer in the Friday Finisher mindset.

 

How are you going to finish on a high note today?  

 

Well, maybe you need to plan out next week.  

 

Planning is a quadrant 2 activity, important but not urgent in most people’s minds.  

 

Or, you can get just one thing done.  You don’t have to move heaven and earth.

 

Just get some positive momentum going forwards as the work week comes to a close.

 

One sentence written…

 

One page read….

 

Is better than none.

 

It may not seem like a lot, but always  remember, the longest journey begins with a single step.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our December Trinity Transformation.  It begins December 1st and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. Act now or you’ll miss out until next month.

 

P.P.S-We will be having our annual Thanksgiving workout for charity on Thanksgiving morning at 7 AM sharp. It will be outdoors due to circumstance but the show must go on.  Non-members are welcome to join including out of town visitors.  There is a minimum $10 donation to participate.  All proceeds will be going to a local man, more details to come.

 

P.P.S-Our annual deadlifting contest for charity will be Saturday, December 12th.  If you’d like to participate, you can send an email to matt@newellstrength.com




Opposed to Doing the Opposite

Every Wednesday afternoon, I take the kids for a nice long bike ride to a playground, in which we play Michael Myers tag, followed by the ride back to my truck.

 

It’s always one of the highlights of my week. 

 

When we are there, Emma is scaling the steps and slides, Tank and Brax jump off heights up to 7 feet high and my phone is nowhere to be found.  

 

All opposites when you compare how most operate.  When I go to crowded playgrounds, I see parents trying to stop their children from exploring and pushing their limits, I see parents on their phone, there in body, but not in mind.

 

And I just shake my head.  It’s not out of judgment, well maybe a little bit, but more so out the missed opportunity to have a memorable experience.  

 

A friend recently remarked that she couldn’t believe how laid back we are with the kids.  I said, ‘Listen, in life, do the opposite of the majority and you’ll be right on target’.  

 

This has never failed me in fitness, nutrition, writing, business or parenting.  

 

Just some food for thought.  

 

And if you want to see how I apply this to my Coaching in the Panda, follow the directions below.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It begins November 1st and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. Act now or you’ll miss out until next month.

 

P.P.S-We will be having our annual Thanksgiving workout for charity on Thanksgiving morning at 7 AM sharp. It will be outdoors due to circumstance but the show must go on.  Non-members are welcome to join including out of town visitors.  There is a minimum $10 donation to participate.  All proceeds will be going to a local man, more details to come.

 

P.P.S-Our annual deadlifting contest for charity will be Saturday, December 12th.  If you’d like to participate, you can send an email to matt@newellstrength.com




How Much More Money Are You Willing to Waste?

Two weeks ago, I received two separate text messages. 

 

One was from a long time Newell Strength member, who had recently purchased my Panda Diet book.  She went through it and applied the lessons and protocol within and dropped 8 pounds, easily I might add, in her first week on the plan.  

 

She was ECSTATIC!

 

The other text was from an old friend that ordered the book, read it in one sitting and wanted to inquire about joining the next Panda Challenge.  He raved about the book, over and over.  

 

Point being, you can simply purchase my book, for a pittance of $30 and have all the ‘dieting’ answers you’ll ever need for the rest of your life or you can continue to search out dieticians, magical programs, ridiculous experts that will have you weighing every morsel that crosses your lips, only to have those programs work very short term after which you’ll suffer the dreaded rebound.  

 

Or, if you want direct Coaching throughout the Panda program from yours truly, the doors are open for that as well.  See below, although by the time you read this there may not be any spots left.  

 

If you want to get the book, that link is down below too.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It begins November 1st and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. Act now or you’ll miss out until next month.

 

P.P.S-We will be having our annual Thanksgiving workout for charity on Thanksgiving morning at 7 AM sharp. It will be outdoors due to circumstance but the show must go on.  Non-members are welcome to join including out of town visitors.  There is a minimum $10 donation to participate.  All proceeds will be going to a local man, more details to come.

P.P.S-Our annual deadlifting contest for charity will be Saturday, December 12th.  If you’d like to participate, you can send an email to matt@newellstrength.com




If You Wait, It’ll Be Too Late

7 months ago, the country, and world at large, went into lockdown mode.  

 

There was mass panic and fear, which led to a lot of irrational decisions and actions.  For me, from a Mind Map perspective, this whole time has been a fascinating thing to witness as I watch the real world application of Mind Map unfold.

 

For one, the emotional center of your brain functions opposing the logical, more human part of your brain.  When emotions are high, logic goes out the dang window.  

 

Nevertheless, the point I want to make today is that I have had more people than I can count, reach out to me privately, to ask me how I’ve been able to stay positive and strong throughout.  

 

How’d I do it?  I’ve been preparing my mind my entire life to deal with whatever comes my way.  If I had not been such a student of the mind, then I may have fallen in lockstep with the masses and gone into a fearful state.

 

If you are setting out to do a marathon, you train for it.  You don’t just show up the day of and hope for the best.

 

The good news is that even if you’ve never trained your mind before, you can begin now.  You never know when the next time you’ll need to call upon the powers of your brain.  

 

But if you wait and keep putting it off, it’ll be too late.  

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It begins November 1st and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. Act now or you’ll miss out until next month.

 

P.P.S-We will be having our annual Thanksgiving workout for charity on Thanksgiving morning at 7 AM sharp. It will be outdoors due to circumstance but the show must go on.  Non-members are welcome to join including out of town visitors.  There is a minimum $10 donation to participate.  All proceeds will be going to a local man, more details to come.

P.P.S-Our annual deadlifting contest for charity will be Saturday, December 12th.  If you’d like to participate, you can send an email to matt@newellstrength.com




What Say You?

2 weeks ago, I was doing a walking Mind Map session with a client, when she shared with me what one of her prospective employers had asked her.

 

Fill in the blank: Failure diminishes _______________.

 

Her response when put on the spot like that was ‘confidence’. 

 

She asked me my thoughts and my immediate gut response was ‘weakness’.  

 

I could see the lightbulb go off in her head.  

 

Failure and resistance build you up.  If you are being built up, you are becoming stronger and less weak.  Resistance training of any sort makes you come back bigger and stronger (not only literally).

 

When you train your mind, you see the opportunity in every setback.   Setbacks are for you, they don’t happen to you.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It’ll begin November first and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. 

 

P.P.S-Doors are now open for Panda #5.  I am taking 10 students into this 66-day program.  If you’d like to drop 3 inches and a minimum of 12 pounds (and keep it off!) while gaining boatloads of energy, simply reply to this email with ‘Panda’ in the subject line.

 

P.P.P.S-My new book, The Panda Diet, is out and selling like hot cakes.  In fact, I won’t be surprised if it’s the number one book in its niche before the year is over.  If you are interested in my methods, you can go to Panda Diet

and pick up a copy.  And don’t forget to leave a review:). 




Is it Possible to Run a Full Marathon Fasted??

To call Mary a fitness enthusiast would be an understatement.  

 

She came to Newell Strength about 2 years ago and later joined the Panda Challenge this past summer. 

 

Mary is a highly competitive endurance athlete, so her fears about the Panda were more based in performance.  

 

Well, I received a text from her this morning that read: ‘Good morning. Just had to let you know I ran the Marine Corps Marathon yesterday, 26.2 miles, all alone, fasted.  Did not use nutrition, but did use a liquid IV which has electrolytes and almost zero sugar (just like the ‘juice’ drink I recommend).  Not to mention, I was not well prepared with training because of my new job and my time was one of the better ones and I feel amazing today! The Panda is an absolute game changer!’ 

 

And here’s her short story of her experience with the Panda Challenge this past summer: https://youtu.be/nhSNSh0njKE

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It’ll begin November first and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. 

 

P.P.S-Doors are now open for Panda #5.  I am taking 10 students into this 66-day program.  If you’d like to drop 3 inches and a minimum of 12 pounds (and keep it off!) while gaining boatloads of energy, simply reply to this email with ‘Panda’ in the subject line.

 

P.P.P.S-My new book, The Panda Diet, is out and selling like hot cakes.  In fact, I won’t be surprised if it’s the number one book in its niche before the year is over.  If you are interested in my methods, you can go to Panda Diet

and pick up a copy.  And don’t forget to leave a review:). 




Here Are the Keys to Your Universe

‘If you want to find the secrets to the universe, look no further than energy, frequency and vibration.’ -Nikola Tesla

 

I have some BIG news for you.  The secrets to your universe aren’t in some hidden cave at the bottom of the ocean, locked in a vault.  

 

Nope, they are right up there, in your brain.

 

And it begins with self-awareness.  

 

In today’s episode I discuss:

-fear of change

-the 3 brains

-how to become more self-aware and why that’s so important

 

Enjoy the show! 

 

www.newellstrength.com/here-are-the-keys-to-your-universe

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It’ll begin November first and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. 

 

P.P.S-Doors are now open for Panda #5.  I am taking 10 students into this 66-day program.  If you’d like to drop 3 inches and a minimum of 12 pounds (and keep it off!) while gaining boatloads of energy, simply reply to this email with ‘Panda’ in the subject line.

 

P.P.P.S-My new book, The Panda Diet, is out and selling like hot cakes.  In fact, I won’t be surprised if it’s the number one book in its niche before the year is over.  If you are interested in my methods, you can go to Panda Diet

and pick up a copy.  And don’t forget to leave a review:). 




As You Think, So You Are

Two weekends ago, we were at one of our former intern’s weddings.  

 

It was a great time for both Devon and I.

 

At our table, we had some cool people, one of whom was also trying to get into the fitness business.  

 

We wound up having a nice chat and as the night went on, he opened up about his fears.  

 

I said, ‘Look, what are you actually scared of?  You’re not going to die if you did fail at opening your in-home personal training business.  And, the only way you’ll fail is if you believe you will fail.  If you give yourself no other option but to succeed, you’ll succeed.’

 

I have a feeling after that little impromptu pep talk that he’ll be succeeding.  

 

As you believe, so you are.  Your thoughts lead to your beliefs. 

 

And sometimes, just having a chance conversation can flip the switch of your beliefs.

 

Be unconventional – Kyle Newell

 

P.S-We are now accepting trial clients for our November Trinity Transformation.  It’ll begin November first and we can take up to 10 people per each location.  If you are interested, you can reply to this email and we will set up a short call with you. 

 

P.P.S-Doors are now open for Panda #5.  I am taking 10 students into this 66-day program.  If you’d like to drop 3 inches and a minimum of 12 pounds (and keep it off!) while gaining boatloads of energy, simply reply to this email with ‘Panda’ in the subject line.

 

P.P.P.S-My new book, The Panda Diet, is out and selling like hot cakes.  In fact, I won’t be surprised if it’s the number one book in its niche before the year is over.  If you are interested in my methods, you can go to Panda Diet

and pick up a copy.  And don’t forget to leave a review:). 




Time Traveling is Not Impossible

About a week and a half ago, we dropped the boys off at my mom and dad’s for some play time and to go through some old action figures.

When we went to pick them up, I saw some of my favorite toys from when I was 7 or 8 years old, still in perfect condition.

As I held the Army Ant figurines and the Battle Toad guys, I went back 30 years instantaneously. I could remember sitting going to the old toy shop in nearby Somerville and making my selections.

I remember sitting on the floor at my grandparents playing with them (we lived with them when we first moved to NJ).

Hebb’s Law equals time travel.

What is Hebb’s Law?

It states that what gets fired together gets wired together. Your favorite music, your favorite nostalgia, have the power to take you back in time and make you feel those very feelings you felt when those things became wired in your brain.

Time travel is pretty cool, you just have to recognize that it’s possible.

Be Unconventional – Kyle

P.S-If you’re not subscribed to my podcast, Unlocking Your Inner Strength, then you are missing out! Each week, I dive into 12-15 minutes of something that’ll be sure to pique your interest and grow your mind, allowing you to unlock some of that inner strength that is hiding within you. All you gotta do is go here and click the subscribe button: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/karma-is-a-beauty/id1138596023?i=1000491278873?i=1000491278873

P.P.S-My new book, The Panda Diet, is out and selling like hot cakes. In fact, I won’t be surprised if it’s the number one book in its niche before the year is over. If you are interested in my methods, you can go to https://www.amazon.com/Panda-Diet-Unconventional-Approach-Lasting/dp/0578687372/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2NGWR9YYONDCP&dchild=1&keywords=kyle+newell&qid=1600088954&s=books&sprefix=kyle+newe%2Caps%2C152&sr=1-1
and pick up a copy. And don’t forget to leave a review:).

P.P.P.S-If you are interested in one on one Coaching with me in terms of Mind Map and taking your life to a whole new level, send me a text, 908-229-6666. I am taking on 4 new clients this coming year. It’s for serious inquiries only and it’s a hefty investment (it’ll pay off 10X).