Archive for 'Get Motivated'

Forget the End Result, Focus on the Process

Posted on 10. Jul, 2017 by .

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“My thoughts were directed toward preparation, our journey, not the results of the effort (such as winning national championships). That would simply have shifted my attention to the wrong area, hoping for something out of my control. Hoping doesn’t make it happen. Mix idealism with realism and add hard work. This will often bring much […]

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The Artist’s Path to Success: Jamie Foxx

Posted on 26. Jun, 2017 by .

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It’s been over a month since my last post but I only get compelled to write when something really moves me. Lately I’ve been fascinated by learning about paths to success. Particularly the path of the artist. The artist, who I loosely associate as anyone who creates something for a living or for fun, doesn’t […]

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Help Others Achieve Their Dreams, And You Will Achieve Yours

Posted on 15. May, 2017 by .

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I love a good, inspirational story. Tell me a good story and you have my attention, 100%. I use to love watching Sportscenter on ESPN. It was the greatest compilation of sports stories from the previous day and recent history. The structure of each episode was almost the same each day. The first 30-40 minutes […]

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How a Growth Mindset Can Make You a Better Coach, Parent, and Leader

Posted on 01. May, 2017 by .

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Every so often I come across a book that makes such an impact in my life that I buy a bunch for my coaches. This most recent book was “Mindset” by Carol Dweck. Zeroing in on the “Growth versus Fixed Mindset” in my own life, it has opened so many new doors and has helped […]

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The “If This, Then That” Mindset Trap

Posted on 17. Apr, 2017 by .

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“If only I had a nice, convenient gym to go to, I would be in shape.” “If I had a housekeeper to help me with chores I’d have more time for my kids.” “If I made $75,000 a year I could live a happy and comfortable life, stress free of financial problems.” “If I had […]

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Never Stop Doing What You Love

Posted on 10. Apr, 2017 by .

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“What do you do?” I never liked that question. Who you are is not what you do. What you “do” is not defined by the way you accumulate money. You can “do” millions of things that never put a dollar in your pocket, but ultimately define who you are. Pairing the thing you love to […]

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5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Every Workout

Posted on 28. Jun, 2016 by .

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My career as a CrossFit competitor is over…before it even started. Why? you ask. Because I now have two kids. I didn’t have the kids myself, my wife did. But those two free-loaders are now my responsibility to take care of. There’s no questions that “Dad” is my most important occupation. I’m not trying to […]

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3 Easy Steps To Make Your Fitness Resolutions Stick

Posted on 02. Feb, 2016 by .

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We are officially a month into the New Year! How are your fitness resolutions going? If you are like most people, you have already given up on your 2016 health goals. BUT… I know for a fact you are NOT like most people. WHY… because you are reading this message. Hopefully you’ve used the things […]

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My Favorite Book in 2015

Posted on 01. Jan, 2016 by .

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Today is the last day to register for the Superhuman 40 Challenge at the discounted early registration rate.  Whether you plan to participate in the challenge or not, this post will help you get the most out of 2016.  It includes some of my favorite concepts from the best book that I read in 2015, […]

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3 Words That Will Get and Keep You in The Best Shape of Your Life

Posted on 17. Dec, 2015 by .

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Does this sound familiar? You wake up on a Monday morning, and don’t really feel like going to the gym.  You have a busy week of work ahead of you, and could benefit from getting a head start by going straight to the office.  Your kids kept you up last night, and now they need […]

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How A Small Change In Your Morning Routine Can Change Your Life

Posted on 15. Sep, 2015 by .

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For the last year or so, I have been fascinated by morning routines.  It seems like everywhere I turn, the most successful people I find, have a morning routine to prepare for and make the most of each day.  From Tony Robbins’ hour of power that includes a dip in 57 degree cold water, to […]

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