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Coach Sheppy - Never Ending Gratitude

Coach Sheppy shares some love and appreciation.


You are a client of Madlab School of Fitness. I am a coach at Madlab School of Fitness.

You pay Madlab, and by commission myself, so you can be a member. This provides you with access to our coaching, programming, facility and community.

For this, I am very grateful to you.

With my commission, I support my family. I pay rent and bills. Buy groceries. Save for a rainy day. Buy presents. I pursue some of my passions and recreational activities. I couldn’t do this without you. 

For this, I am eternally grateful for you.

However, my gratitude does not end there. It just isn’t that simple.

As a coach at Madlab, I am witness to people striving to be better. Better athletes - Better health and wellness - Better people. The positive effect of this on my life cannot be understated. My participation in your most important endeavour is a privilege.  

I too strive to be better. Sometimes I fail - Sometimes I succeed. Exposure to other people doing the same has carried me through failures and vaulted me to numerous successes.

For this, I am eternally grateful for you.

Perhaps a more nuanced word for this phenomenon is dedication. Dedication to your physical health and fitness. Dedication to your nutrition. Dedication to your mental health. Dedication to being better so you can support others.  

Being an agent of this dedication makes you, your family and friends, your community, your corner of the world... a brighter light. Being this beacon matters more than so many of the stresses and distractions in our lives. In these darker days, the world needs brighter lights to lead the way. You are empowering others to be their brightest light and shine on.

For this, I am eternally grateful for you.

I’m not a religious man but I do use this quote to stay focused and not get pulled away from what is important to me:

“The Devil whispered in my ear ‘You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm’. I smiled and whispered back in the Devil’s ear ‘I am the storm’.”

So you see, there is much more to being a coach or client at MadLab School of Fitness. Don’t ever think what you bring to the table doesn’t matter - Ever. I promise you it does.  

Shine your light.

One Love,