The Culture Around You

The other day my friend Nick Lynch and his family stopped over. Most of my friends are into fitness, so it was no surprise the portable pull up came … [Read more...]


When I was taking training from Steve Maxwell, he had me email my training goals. This I did and then he designed a program to help me meet them. … [Read more...]

Take Control of Your Morning

I’ve written about the morning routine before. It’s important. It sets the tone for the day. Are you going to be calm and in control or reactive … [Read more...]

Kids: They Know

I was talking to Nick Lynch the other day. He was asking a hockey coach about his game face - staying calm during a sports event. The coach said he … [Read more...]

Meditation – What’s Worked for Me

For many people, meditation conjures up tranquil images of someone, usually an attractive female, sitting in full lotus. It’s something that other … [Read more...]

Reflections on Being a Dad for a Little Over a Year

The last year has brought with it unfathomable change. You just can’t know what having a kid will do to your routine, to your sleep, to your … [Read more...]

The Benefit of Keeping a Journal

20 years now—that’s how long I’ve been keeping a journal. I can tell you what I did on this day (or close to it) 20 years ago. Some of this … [Read more...]

Strength for Daily Living

I traveled via airplane recently and man did I feel good about my training. I schleped those bags around without issue. I wasn't tired. I didn't eat a … [Read more...]

Overcome Negative Body Consciousness By Understanding Your Body Type

When busy chasing societal body image goals, it is tempting to forget your body type and damage your body and mind. What’s your body type, you … [Read more...]

The Magic of Thinking Big

David Schwartz wrote this awesome book called The Magic of Thinking Big. It’s a book designed to rewire your thinking patterns to achieve more. It … [Read more...]