Day 13: Remember Your Why

Right about now, a lot of people are running into a wall with their fitness and nutrition programs and It’s okay. In my time as a trainer I fully expected and prepared for it. The soreness is probably catching up to you and it’s becoming very tempting to stay in bed instead of going to…

Day 10: Everyday People

I’ve included a link to a short video based on today’s post that I made so check that out here. Basically, as we find ourselves 10 days into the New Year. I just want all of you to take some time to be sure that you’re doing things that apply to your actual life in…

Day 6: So far So Good

It’s day 6 of the New Year. I hope everyone is having success with their resolutions. I started my own program a few days early so I’m on day number 8. I just wanted to check in and share some of my own observations at this point and also answer a few questions I’ve received…

Day 1: 2020 Goals and Plans

I didn’t make any new resolutions last night but over the past few weeks I have been putting together some goals and a plan for the New Year. First, the daily 300. I actually began this 2 weeks ago. Every morning I aim to do 100 pushups, 100 air squats, and 100 Rows either with…

"The Daily Stoic" a review

Today I am reviewing “The Daily Stoic” and “The Daily Stoic Journal, 366 days of writing and reflecting on the art of living.” These two books written by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman are companion pieces originally released in late 2017. Stoicism was and is a philosophy popularized first by the ancient Greeks then more…

Act Fit to be Fit

Do you want to get in shape? More importantly do you need to get in shape, drop a few pounds, slim down? You’re not alone. It’s that time of year once again, when many of us are thinking about next year’s goals and a healthier and stronger version of the person greeting us in the…

It Goes On

I can honestly say that every tragedy, hardship, and struggle that as ever fallen on my life with the exception of my mother’s death has been of my own making. It’s easy for me to say that now. I can look back at the last 24 years of my adult life and with complete acceptance…

Let’s Begin

Let’s assume you’ve decided to get in shape. You’re tired of being sick and tired, fed up with feeling like crap all the time, you’re ready for change. Good, now what? Now is where many people start to stumble. What should I do? What diet should I follow? Should I start working out? These are…

You Are Here

Every Journey has a beginning. What is yours? Take a long hard look at yourself; your habits, your weaknesses, your strengths. Do you know who you really are. Can you separate the harsh blemished reality from the filtered Instagram version of you. Can you be strong enough, tough enough, and brave enough to accept yourself…

BBQ, Beer, and the Love of Doing it the Hard Way

I can buy really good beer, almost anywhere these days. I live in central North Carolina, I can throw a rock in any direction and hit good BBQ. I still prefer to make my own. I tell people I used to make my own beer and they say, “cool.” Back when I was doing it…