You vs You

November 2013 $100 down, $15 a month: This is where my fitness journey began some five years ago. No, it wasn’t a CrossFit gym (I wish it had been), but it was a start. I was 6’1″ and a 155-pound beanpole with next to no muscle mass. I was skinny, I had an extremely hard …

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Developing a Winning Mindset

Defeated: That’s the way I felt on the drive down to Virginia from Michigan some two years ago. Sure, I was excited. A change of scenery, warmer weather, a new life … but, in reality, I was crushed mentally. Throughout most of my life, confidence had never been much of an issue (which my closest …

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Making Your Bed

Dear Mom, You’ve done it! After 27 years, I’ve finally decided to make my bed at the start of each morning. My whole life I’ve been in some rebellious state against my parents. You know…Because I know more than them…(yeah right, what a joke). For the length of my entire childhood my Mother was on …

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Nutrition Confusion

    I was talking with a few athletes at the gym recently about the nutrition challenge that just finished up a few weeks ago. We are starting to slide back into old habits. One of those old habits is sugar. But the best thing about this conversation was not the fact that we are …

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Kids Fitness

Kids’ Fitness: Keeping our kids fit can be a struggle these days. There are long days sitting in school, homework at home, and time to relax in front of a screen. And it’s not as easy to send your kids out to play these days. We worry about their safety, our backyards might be smaller, …

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