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Friday Night SWOD Success!

Friday night was a freaking BLAST! We had 36 athletes compete at the New Braunfels CrossFit edition of the FRIDAY NIGHT SWOD, and I couldn’t even throw out a good guess as to how many spectators showed up to support [...]

October 14, 2013 Friday Night SWOD

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

What The…..

First off, I am running through all of the responses(60+) I received in regards to my need for guinea pigs to test out my distance Strictly Strength Project.  I am very, very close to selecting the final 3 men and [...]

June 3, 2013 Strength training
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

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

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

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

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

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Hope y’all had a great Easter weekend filled with quality time with family, friends, and of course, good food! Here’s the deal…..Listen to this….then come back. What’s your initial reaction to music like this? I am willing to bet that [...]

April 1, 2013 Inspiration

Backyard Throwdown

I’m sure we’ve all been there before….. Wanting to workout but struggling to muster up the motivation to drive to the gym to hit up a training session.  You’ve been there before, I know it.  It seems silly, but sometimes [...]

March 28, 2013 Strength training, SWOD