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The Reality of “What Is”

There is no “ideal” to be sought and obtained. No future to be lived for. Hope postpones the actual. Hope delays life. Pursuit of the ideal is a vain struggle, a gratifying self-deception.

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Lifestyle: Movement . Nutrition. Longevity . Performance

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Endure: life, pt. 1

ENDURE This is uncomfortable. This is discomfort. Should I stop? Apply this to any and all scenarios, respond appropriately and continue onward.  How many times have I wanted to quit? Many. And quit I have. Ask: do I grow in the unknown, or cease in the familiar? One would think that a successful response would […]

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Nutrition: The Power of Intent (pt 2)

When you understand, it is always at once. When you don’t, it is always postponed. Day in and day out I pushed my body. I lifted, pressed, pushed, pulled, squatted, stepped, lunged, ran, pedaled, and stretched with a feverish desire to create the body I longed to inhabit. Yet, after these sessions what I placed […]

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Nutrition: The Power of Intent

Nutrition: The Power of Intent — Life thrives on routine.  Consistency comforts.  Day seamlessly transitions to night. — Change requires thought. Is this good, or bad? Should I, shouldn’t I? — Thought requires energy. Decision produces conflict. Choice builds discipline. — Food is life. Nutrition is nourishment. Satiety is satisfaction. — Act with joy. Eat […]

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Thought Flow

Stagnancy –– Movement / Immobility –– Mobility / Lethargy –– Vibrancy Unfit –– Fit / Hardship –– Ease / Sadness –– Happiness Progression. To do less, but attain more. Arrival. There comes a moment, or period, in which life is dynamic. Time and energy are utilized in less physically intense ways. To succeed, one must […]

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Positive Reminders for Excelling

From Terry Orlick’s, “In Pursuit of Excellence” Always positive thoughts. Only positive thoughts help you do the things that you really want to do. So think to yourself, talk to yourself, and focus only in ways that will help you live and perform to your true capacity. Always positive images. Only positive images of the […]

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Freespace: a Necessity in a World Defined by Parameters

The clearer we are about what we want and what may be our abiding passion, the easier it is to chart our own course. Search. Seek. Experience. Desire. You want x, therefore you do y. With fitness, what follows is often a prescription. You’ve been trained to think the formulaic answer is the way. A […]

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Hardship

I knew it wouldn’t be easy. Deep mental, systemic fatigue gripped me. My physical body seemed ready, though readiness is often an assumption proved false shortly after setting out. Stomach issues. What’s the cause? Nutrition? Water quality? Stress? A combination? I’m going to chalk it up to too much sugar, carbs, etc. This has happened […]

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A Skyward Journey

Focus. Tune in. Tune out. Intention. Know the objective, disregard all else. Trust. You are always in the right place at the right time. Simplicity. It’s enough. Completion. Set the target. Get there. Presence. This is what you want, this is what you get. Persist > Resist. Life wants you to assume the role, and […]