As the antiquated saying goes, “training is an art and a science.” Unfortunately when you walk into a modern day gym today you’re more likely to meet Picasso than you are to see picture perfect form, proper technique, and intelligent exercise programming. The art of training answers the why and is highly individual to each … Continue reading Four Key Principles For Maximizing Your Gym Time and Results
LIMITING FACTORS A limiting factor is any obstacle that stands in between you and your goals. Have you ever seen a dog fiercely run after a squirrel but is quickly pulled back and choked? It doesn't know what's holding it back as it relentlessly persists on trying the chase. So what's holding it back? It's … Continue reading LIMITING FACTORS: What’s Holding You Back?
Triage- the process of determining the priority of patients' treatments based on the severity of their condition. Wounded. I found myself in an ER with a bandaged head. The urgent care sent me away. They feared I might have sustained a concussion. My lacerated head required 13 stitches/staples but thank God I didn't have a … Continue reading GOOD NUTRITION: Triage
A broken down life weighed heavy on the shoulders of this boy, now a man. The pain dragged him down along with the negative voices inside. Living in addiction and believing the lies, it was a weight he was tired of carrying. The burden was too great to carry on this way. He spent so much … Continue reading Genesis of Iron
A family torn apart. A boy's heart that could never be whole as it was always in two places. He often wondered if things could ever be different, but alas that was just dreaming. He would fly alone as a child to visit one or the other parent. Only an hour flight from the dessert … Continue reading Genesis of Metal
"You're worthless." "You're nothing." "You'll never amount to anything." "This, is all your fault." Sentenced. The screams of a drunken man cutting down the soul of a seven year old. A life of addiction and avoidance of overcoming pain had led this alcoholic man to abuse a child. Filled with regrets and self-loathing, alcohol is … Continue reading Genesis of Inner Voices
Happy New Year! Best wishes to you, your family and your friends! And though I’ve written with exclamation marks, I don’t necessarily mean the ball dropping, fireworks exploding, everyone screaming, kissing your lover on the lips “Happy New Years!” (don’t get me wrong, I do wish you that one and I hope your Eve was … Continue reading THE POWER OF LESS: New Year’s Resolutions
My wife and I recently celebrated our first year of marriage! She is amazing and we are madly in love. Some would say we are “still in the honeymoon phase.” We have been through a lot and worked together on our relationship to try to understand each other. We both enjoy growing together as people … Continue reading THE POWER OF MINDSET: Fixed vs. Growth