Andrew Is Busy: How a Trainer Stays Fit Despite Working 30 Straight Days


Running your own business is always an interesting thing. There are times when you are just in cruise mode, but for me, over the last month or so, work has gone from busy to BUSY.


busy schedule, busy personal trainer, training around schedule, training planAs I’ve gotten busier I have had to make some changes to my own training to accommodate. Take November as an example. I do not have a single day off for the entire month, and every weekend is taken up with teaching courses. In addition, these weekend courses are three-day workshops, meaning I have to cram an entire week’s worth of work into the preceding four days each week. Not to mention going through the process of cleaning up after everyone, making sure manuals are printed, and finalizing all the other small bits and pieces that go into running a workshop.

Andrew Read is like that old guy in the Rocky movies - he has a funny accent, hates everyone, and no one ever knows if he's happy or sad. But just like Mickey, he knows training. Even back in grade school his teachers would complain he was spending too much time reading bodybuilding magazines or trying new exercises in the gym. These days nothing has changed and even after a lifetime of competitive martial arts and some time spent in special forces he still maintains that same passion for...Read more