Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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Have you ever done something or acted in a way that seemed completely out of character for who you are? The other day I snapped at my wife for no real reason… NO REASON! But there certainly was a cause.  I had not eaten in several hours and was running in high gear, fueled by zero […]

After you’ve been training several years you develop certain beneficial patterns and some not so beneficial. One of the patterns that has benefited me over the years has to do with periodically returning to specific workout routines that I know work for stimulating a variety of positive metabolic effects. The 100s routine happens to be […]

Have you checked your posture lately.  What would people say about your body language when you walk into a crowded room? If you glanced in the mirror (which I’m sure you never do) at some unsuspecting moment and didn’t change a thing would you see a powerful, confident and commanding leader or a slouchy push […]

Although by the standard of his day good old Ben Franklin would not have been considered a glaring example of the perfect masculine physique, he was however arguably one of the most successful men in history. It could be said that his success was due, in large part to what he called the 13 virtues that […]

When people talk about performance, the image that often comes to mind is the athlete.  Athletes who achieve greatness exemplify the qualities that define the successful pursuit of excellence. But even though we are not all professional athletes, we can use these traits to improve the quality of our lives, work, and relationships. No matter […]

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Why does everyone idolize this superhero? The “Man of Steel” is this summers big blockbuster movie.   Millions of people (not just kids) have or will slap down there hard earned paper route money and make a superhuman effort to get to the nearest or most expensive movie theater to watch the latest remake of […]

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You’re on the path to success, focused, on task and driven by intention when suddenly, out of the blue you find yourself screwing up big time. It’s happened more than once. In fact, it happens again and again.  WHY? What is it that takes you off your winning game? What distracts you? What’s that one […]

Sometimes it’s the numbers on the scale, other times it’s a single unforgiving glance in the mirror or just a lack in energy that motivates us to work towards being healthier and making healthier choices.  Occasionally we all get the “healthy mindset” that we are going to change our unhealthy habits and “evil ways.” And […]

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During an interview I once told Muscle and Fitness Magazine that “being in shape and contest ready was like wearing bullet proof armor on stage… I felt invincible like no one could touch me.” That armor extended way beyond the competition stage. Being in shape can provide us with an identity, a persona¸ make us […]

What is your motivation in your life? Are you ready to BE the person you want to be?  If you’re feeling a bit frustrated or discouraged at the lack of goal achievement in your life you’re not alone. Many people today feel a sense misalignment between their current reality and the hopes and dreams they […]