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May 022016
 
The Trifecta

I can now say, I completed a 3-day endurance event!! I completed my first GORUCK HTL (Heavy, Tough, Light)!  I was one of 25 people to finish all 3 events back to back as a team. Let me define what that means, from GORUCK’s website: HEAVY:  24+ hours, 40+ miles.  The ultimate team event.  Average Continue Reading «The Trifecta»

Apr 112016
 
Conditions are Perfect, NOT

“Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant” (Ecclesiastes 11:4, NLT). This past weekend I got to spend some much needed sister time with a few of “the girls.” We all live crazy lives balancing kids and careers, but we all secretly love the quest for optimal living. Normally, I’m leading the fitness movement with Continue Reading «Conditions are Perfect, NOT»

Mar 102016
 
Getting Your First Pull-Up (Part 1)

Among the many goals I hear from people, executing an unassisted pull-up usually ranks among the top ten. Whether you’ve been at the fitness game for many moons or if you’ve just begun your journey, pull-ups are an excellent way of assessing your progress. Can you do one already? How about two? How about ten? The Continue Reading «Getting Your First Pull-Up (Part 1)»

Feb 042016
 
Your Power Struggle (How to Acquire, Harness, and Wield Power)

Is this an article justifying your authoritarian leadership style? No, but it is an article that should help boost your power output and help you make decisions to succeed more and fail less. And by power output I don’t mean how much energy and torque you can create around your bike pedals or your hips Continue Reading «Your Power Struggle (How to Acquire, Harness, and Wield Power)»

Jan 152016
 
New Year, New Goals (Hello Opportunity)

I heard some advice a while ago that made me cringe. The advice was as follows: An individual should not set specific goals for themselves, because they risk not meeting those goals and then subject themselves to failure, a trend that many people repeat year after year. Once the goals are not achieved, the realization Continue Reading «New Year, New Goals (Hello Opportunity)»