Stay In Your Lane: How to Embrace Humility as a Coach



Coaching and big egos are synonymous. Aside from actors and musicians, I am hard-pressed to think of another group of professionals who think as highly of themselves as we do. It’s equal parts laughable and sad.


Thanks to social media and the availability of information online, the world of strength and fitness is saturated with know-it-alls. You can’t turn a corner on the web without fifty trainers who have around thirty minutes of experience getting on their high horses and telling you where you are making mistakes. It’s all over the place.

Chris Holder comes to Breaking Muscle with over thirty years as an athlete and coach. A football player first and then spending his entire professional coaching career at the college level, Holder has been in love with everything weight lifting since he was a little boy. Holder has an incredibly diversified training background that brings a unique product to his athletes. Known in many circles as a pioneer of kettlebell training at the college level, Chris opened the door in the early 2000s to...Read more