We think of rites of passage as monumental milestones in life.  Events that as we endure carry us to our next stage.  Whether it is graduation, marriage, or our first child, rites of passage are evolutions in who we are.  Knowing this, your daily workout is a rite of p...

When you hear the word “tension,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Tight hamstrings, tendon sprains, and fascia tears?  Too much stress?  Whatever you think, chances are it is related to, too much of something.

We all know more tension mea...

Post Highlight: Fascial Training Improves Power and Speed

Fascia is connective tissue that is most often described as plastic wrap for your muscles. Fascia supports muscle contraction and stabilization. It covers and connects everything in the body. Did you know that it...

If you're an athlete, chances are you want to become bigger, faster, and stronger.   You know resistance training or lifting weights makes us better athletes, but do you know how?   

Muscles adapt to stress in two ways. The first way is the muscle gr...

One of the most common phrases I hear as a running coach and strength and conditioning coach is “I only want to work in my fat-burning zone because that burns the highest amount of fat.” It’s true that working in the fat-burning zone burns the highest percentage of cal...

Exercise is typically thought of as structured physical activity we perform at the gym under the guidance of a coach.  This definition is mainly true, yet have you ever considered the metamorphosis that is happening to your character each time you focus your aim on imp...

A few weeks ago, we spoke about finding the good.  If you have not yet read that post, go read it then return here.  

To live a good life is to live a life morally guided by virtue.  Don’t be misled by virtue’s connotation of excluding anything fun becaus...

Change is hard, and it’s near impossible if we are trying to change others.  That’s saying a lot considering I have made a career out of helping people improve through change.  With that said, here is what I have learned about change.  We cannot change others, but what...

Life is a continual bombardment of choices, questions, and unknowns pouring down on us from every direction.  These options are stretching us in every direction and will pull us apart is we do not have a strong central core.  Our core that holds us together is our ego,...

Let’s conduct a quick thought experiment.  

Society may be fragmenting deeper into tribal groups.  Groups which isolate themselves from each other and play the blame game.  We see it manifesting before us on social media and the news, towns and districts, commercia...

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