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October 17, 2019

Step 3: Understanding everything you can about your goal.

I’ll be honest with you.  Step 3 can be the most challenging part of this process.  Equipping yourself with enough knowledge to make substantial change in an area that you may know absolutely nothing about is dau...

October 15, 2019

Step 2:  Establish your rituals.  

A ritual can be defined as a solemn ceremony consisting of actions that are performed in a specific, predetermined order.  Why do you need to establish rituals in order to develop habitual sustainability?  The reason is chaos...

October 13, 2019

As I watched Chesty, today, tear in half his life-time guaranteed “indestructible” chew toy, it dawned on me.  Dogs don’t know “they can’t.”  

I have a video of him chewing his way through a still standing pine tree.  A squirrel ran into a tiny hole in it...

September 4, 2019

At this point I was merely along for the ride.  The needle swept past 140 mph and I found myself unsure of what to do other than hold on and do my best to not death grip the handlebars.  God decided he wasn’t taking me that day.  So I stayed in it.  I wanted to hit 150...

August 4, 2019

Most folks join a gym for one of several, commonly stated reasons.  They want to drop a few extra pounds, run their first 5k, or complete a marathon.  Others are looking to get strong,  develop their speed, or just reclaim the health and fitness from days gone by. Stil...

January 21, 2019

The world is easy to classify and divide.  Religion, politics, sports teams, geography, coke or pepsi, ski or snowboard, toilet paper roll up or toilet paper roll down.  There is no end to the manner in which people choose to be grouped. Humans, with all of our social...

November 2, 2018

Im sitting at my dining room table, if you can call it that.  It is not so much a dining room table as it is the table.  As in, this table is the one and only table in a house that totals less than 1400 square feet.  Our dining room is the living room and vice-versa....

September 30, 2018

I was a coward and a quitter.  Some may find that a harsh critique of a young kid still finding his way.  The facts remain, I was yellow.  It seemed when the chips were down, my instinct was to run.  Lies became an easy out, turning tail was a road I traveled far too o...

August 7, 2018

Everyone participates, not everyone competes

Thinking about competing?  The 2018 CrossFit Games has you all fired up and ready to go?  Ready to sign on the dotted line and call yourself a competitor?  Let me save you some pain.  The vast majority of you are lying to you...

July 4, 2018

9 June 2018 I delivered a keynote speech in Detroit, MI, to General Motors’ Jumpstart program.  It was an incredible opportunity to hone my craft and see if I had the moxie and charisma to captivate a large, diverse, and highly educated audience.  I love ending any key...

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