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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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Fire. Aim. Ready.

Search out the most prominent target possible and sling your boldest shot. –– Robert Greene How many days until ________ ? The countdown to the deadline, test, event, or similar monumental target is the ultimate form of accountability. Each day, in some way: mental / physical / task-productivity, focus, etc. prepares you for what is […]

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Presence + Focus = Awareness

Presence + Focus = Awareness Work through it. If I am able to conceive of it, or another is capable of doing it, it can be completed. I feel it is equally important to repeat the act/challenge. To do once does not equate to skill or competence. Many have completed immense tasks through sheer will […]

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The Perfect Trap

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, […]

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Movement, Muscle and Metabolism

“And while these pounds were being shed, while the physiological miracles were occurring with the heart and muscle and metabolism, psychological marvels were taking place as well. Just so, the world over, bodies, minds, and souls are constantly being born again, during miles on the road.” – Dr. George Sheehan Invest your resources in your […]

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Effective Strategies For Health and Wellness Pt. 2

The previous post was a bit of an extended lead in to this one. Now, onto the nuts bolts of applying and implementing knowledge. Sleep/Wake: Get to bed on time. Put some closure on the day. Plan the next days events, including your workout time. Schedule everything. Wake up EARLY. Just a few minutes at […]

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The Plan. The Process. The Commitment.

Follow your plan and you will succeed. Quiet the doubts in your mind. Understand that they are natural, and will continue to come. Daily, intentional engagement will lead you forward, onward and upward.

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NUTRITION & FITNESS ON THE GO – planning your healthy travel

This is a deep and complex topic that can be condensed into a few takeaway bullet points. Keep it super simple. Foods For Flight: Carbs: Sweet Potato. Bake it the night before and wrap it in foil. Veggies: Pack a salad, or sliced carrots, celery, and peppers. Fats: Nuts. Protein: Sliced turkey or smoked fish, […]

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Variety in Health and Exercise is Unnecessary

Assessment In the active, athletic, fitness, and wellness world it seems every week we are presented with new exercises and ways to workout. From slight variations to a pushup to complex training programs for niche activities [think stand up paddle boarding], it seems there is no end in sight for “new” ways to train. Programs […]