Saturday 20th December 2014,
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Play Like a Kid

Play Like a Kid

Elliott and Lindsay Schrock have done it again.  They have captured images that inspire emotion, and have done so in a simple yet profound way.  There aren’t many professionals out there that can take something so seemingly simple as a [...]

September 17, 2013 Inspiration
strength

Back At It

It’s been a long time since I’ve sat down in front of the computer and posted some kind of blog.  I think the 365 Days of Strength kind of burned me out for whatever reason.  I started to feel like [...]

September 13, 2013 Inspiration
sacrifice

Sacrifice and Focus

Bare with me on today’s post….it’s going to be all over the map, but I will do my best to tie it all back together. Yesterday, I say the documentary, “SOMM”.  I went in expecting to be entertained, as one [...]

July 31, 2013 Inspiration
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The Hard Way

In this day and age, so much of our daily life is all about making things easier.  We are surrounded by technology that has made our life so simple, it’s silly.  Oh, you want to travel across the world?  Just [...]

July 12, 2013 Inspiration, Mental Strength
Thanks

Thank You

For whatever reason, I’ve been looking back over my years as a trainer.  I’ve reflected over the experiences I’ve had and the relationships I’ve had the pleasure of establishing.  It’s very easy to say that without each and every person [...]

July 3, 2013 Inspiration
Never Quit

How a Book Can Change You

During my recent vacation I was able to spend a lot of timing reading – something I rarely do with the exception of strength-related content.  Don’t get me wrong.  I love that stuff, but I realized that I needed something [...]

May 8, 2013 Inspiration
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On A New Path

It’s Saturday night and I am getting one last post in before I head to Hawaii for a week-long vacation.  As I write that, I feel extremely fortunate to have the means to take such a trip.  I am planning [...]

April 29, 2013 FireSWOD, Inspiration
questions

The Power of Questions & Rituals

As a coach, I often hear people initiate in negative self talk when things (seemingly) don’t go right…. and it drives me f*cking bonkers!!! An example of NST is something like, “Why can’t I do this right?” Or, “I can’t [...]

April 19, 2013 Inspiration, Instructional
Fran

No Excuses

It was 2 weeks ago that I saw one of the most inspirational and powerful moments of my training career.  CrossFit Central Coach, Strictly Strength Coach, and personal trainer, Nyki Helmcamp was training her client Fran Mardones.  That in and [...]

April 15, 2013 Inspiration, Strength training
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Honor, and the Art of Manliness

It’s been a long time since my last post.  There are several weak excuses that I could throw at you, but I’m not going to do that.  Rather, I will be transparent in saying that I have not been inspired [...]

April 12, 2013 Inspiration