Coach Stevo Of Habitry On Creating Habits, Community, & Helping Clients Succeed

In this episode I interview Steven Ledbetter aka Coach Stevo. Steven M. Ledbetter, aka “Coach Stevo” is a bonafide fitness nerd. He has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Chicago, an MA in Sport Psychology from John F. Kennedy University, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and has been Russian Kettlebell Certified. He has been an intern for Dan John, arguably the best strength coach in the world, who certified Coach Stevo the only “Master Dan John, Level II” trainer in the world while they were drinking pickle backs.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How he got into fitness
  • What habit is/was the hardest for him to implement
  • Creating habit change for things you hate
  • “If you bang your head against the wall constantly, you are probably trying to open the wrong door”
  • Who inspired his fitness philosophy
  • Mike Boyle
  • Dan John
  • The cognitive side of fitness
  • Problems people think they have but actually just lack focus
  • How to re-steer clients who get off track
  • Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Pursuit of relentless focus on momentum
  • We are our own worst critics
  • Joys of group coaching
  • How to create communities online
  • Lack of community within Big Box gyms
  • Community first; gym second
  • Mark Fisher Fitness
  • Creating safe places for people
  • Why we need communities
  • Self-determination theory
  • How “nerd” has been redefined
  • What super power he wishes he could have
  • Famous person from history he would have dinner with
  • Johnny Cash