Time in the Trenches

Sometimes I meet people who have just gotten into CrossFit and they’re super gung-ho about it. (Or maybe they found CrossFit 5 years ago). They’ve watched a ton of stuff on YouTube and watched the CrossFit Games, maybe read a bunch of CrossFit Journal articles. They think know everything and they are unwilling to listenContinue reading “Time in the Trenches”

Clean, Part 2: Awareness of Context

Carrying on with part 2 of my 3-part series on “Clean”, which stands for Spiritual Fitness.  I talked about this idea a couple of weeks ago, and now I’ve written a piece about Awareness of Self, with another about Awareness of Eternity coming tomorrow. Today is Awareness of Context. Awareness of Context Yesterday, I talkedContinue reading “Clean, Part 2: Awareness of Context”

Personalized Nutrition: BLGs

This is the second blog in a series I’m writing about personalized nutrition.  The whole idea behind personalized nutrition is that you eat what is right for you, NOT what is right for someone else (or what sells the most of a particular product, pays lobbyists’ salaries, or is trending on Twitter right now). PersonalizedContinue reading “Personalized Nutrition: BLGs”

What Do You Want to Achieve?

Ok.  This week, I’m writing about the 7 most important questions in my work.  Yesterday was, “who are you?” and today is, “what do you want to achieve?” Short-Term In my business of coaching people on health & fitness, you can imagine what most people’s first answers to this question sound like. “I want toContinue reading “What Do You Want to Achieve?”

Who Are You?

I’m talking this week about 7 important questions.  The first one, and possibly the MOST important, is, “who are you?” Identity The obvious answers to the question are about identity.  Think about the things that might be on your ID card, Driver’s License, or Passport: your name, where you’re from, when and where you wereContinue reading “Who Are You?”

The 7 Most Important Questions (In My Work)

These may not be the 7 most important questions in the universe, but then again, they may be.  It depends on how you look at things.  They are certainly the 7 most important questions in my work. It has taken me years to understand that my trade is not to teach a person how toContinue reading “The 7 Most Important Questions (In My Work)”

Live Your Most Vigorous Life

I’m talking this week about 3 things, 3 big solutions to some prevalent problems of modern life: Be your authentic self. Live your most vigorous life. Eat your own personalized diet. Today’s topic, living your most vigorous life, grows out of point one, being your authentic self.  Being your authentic self doesn’t mean letting yourselfContinue reading “Live Your Most Vigorous Life”

Be Your Authentic Self

Here’s the problem: Many people are living meaningless and dishonest lives.  They don’t know who they are and what they’re about, so they don’t care about themselves and don’t treat themselves with care.  They know that there are problems in their life, but they hide from them and lie about them, so they are notContinue reading “Be Your Authentic Self”