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How to Bounce Back Quickly When Life Sucks

How is it that some people can overcome adversity at every turn while others seem to struggle day after day? There are countless people who are able to overcome the adversity of sexual abuse, daily violence, financial disaster and the “slings and arrows of outrageous fortune” with nothing more than a shrug and a smile. Then there are the majority who

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Tom TerwilligerHow to Bounce Back Quickly When Life Sucks

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The Ultimate Depression Squasher

If you’ve ever felt a little blue, down in the dumps or depressed you know it sucks.  Full blown chronic depression on the other hand more than just sucks it can downright debilitate even the strongest among us. Depression is powerful imbalance of chemicals in the brain that can disrupt our ability to function normally much less optimally. Researchers in

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Tom TerwilligerThe Ultimate Depression Squasher

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Hide, Survive or Attack – How you Take On The Gym Is How You Take On Life

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If there is one thing MMA fighters understand it’s that if you want to win you had better enter the ring with an attack mindset. In the ring there’s no place to hide, and if you’re intention is simply to survive – well then you’ve already lost. In the gym and in many respects life you have the same three

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Tom TerwilligerHide, Survive or Attack – How you Take On The Gym Is How You Take On Life

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Which Coach Have You Been Listening To?

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Even if you’re focused on the future, “someday I’ll be great” and try as hard as you can to live in the present, “I’ll do whatever it take right now to make it happen” the past may still be controlling what you do and how you do it. It doesn’t matter if you’re 17 or 87 we all have a

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Tom TerwilligerWhich Coach Have You Been Listening To?

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Let Go To Receive

For the greater part of my personal and professional life (especially early on) I struggled with believing that I should be further along, achieving more, accomplishing more, experiencing more. But it wasn’t until I let go of needing more that more presented itself.

Later I studied and sought to identify why others weren’t further along, achieving more, accomplishing more, experiencing more. I now realize as result of my own struggle and struggle of others that you must first “let go” before you can receive.

Tom TerwilligerLet Go To Receive

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Legal Performance Enhancing Tunes

Want some controversy and maybe even a little in your face conflict? Ask the front desk dude at your gym to change the music from hardcore gangsta hip-hop to classic rock. Using music for motivation, at least in a public forum like gyms, began with the aerobics craze in the early 1970’s when celebrities like Richard Simmons and Jane Fonda

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Tom TerwilligerLegal Performance Enhancing Tunes

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The REAL Leading Cause of Road Kill

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What is the REAL leading cause of road kill? Some would say, hesitation… I say DISTRACTION! Whether crossing a busy intersection, performing a complex strength training movement or delivering a keynote presentation our ability to FOCUS on the task at hand is imperative to our success. But equally as important is where you direct your focus. In this episode of

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Tom TerwilligerThe REAL Leading Cause of Road Kill

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Under-Estimating Your Competition: What Stands Between You and Greatness?

When you train your whole life to become THE BEST you are bound to run into opposition. That opposition can take many forms. It can show up as an ill timed injury, bad coaching, a losing strategy, or even some of your own limiting beliefs. But many times that opposition has a name and a face. It’s that one athlete

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Tom TerwilligerUnder-Estimating Your Competition: What Stands Between You and Greatness?

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