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Stop Practicing Moderation and Find Your Minimum Effective Dose

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Despite excess body fat, lack of lean muscle, poor fitness, insufficient energy, cognitive decline and low work performance, countless first-time clients have rationalized that their behaviors as acceptable by saying that they "Practice Moderation." Why is moderation desirable to you, if this is your result? That usually has the intended effect of ...

The Work is the Path

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

The single worst attitude in psychology in the past 20 years has been the deification of happiness. A generation of young people "just want to be happy." After tens of thousands of clients, I can assure you that they feel worse than ever. Firstly, they are either not improving at ...

If You Cant Go Forward, Back Up

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

If You Cant Go Forward, Back Up!     You have to back up and get a running start at any problem. That applies to musculoskeletal issues as well. Every push needs a pull. That seems easy to understand when it is said in that linear way, but many get lost as what ...

The 7 Essential Keys to Clubbell Strength Training

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Hello Friends, Many people have jumped on the Clubbell band-wagon. Hundreds of thousands worldwide have begun to use the word Clubbell as the household term for club swinging. Why? Because the Clubbell is an engineering and educational advancement on an ancient classical practice. One that has withstood the test of time ...

6 Steps to Showing Up

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Half of anything is just showing up; physically and mentally, though the latter is more difficult. When you arrive, treat it like entering your Church: 1. With your social and personal issues, leave drama at the door. As those thoughts and feelings try to rush back in, shut the door on them, and take ...

Take the Weight Off Your Shoulders

Monday, January 16th, 2017

You've been unconsciously taught a shoulder position for your entire life, with elbows wide and shoulder blades shrugged. It's in a "traditional" push-up, it infects bench press and it has become the posture of "backpack culture." Due to evolutionary biology, chronic and acute stress instantly and semi-permanently, shrug your shoulders ...

Shut-Down Routines for Your Brain

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

  If you want to do an exceptional job: set your perspective that you're starting work when you're going to sleep, for your brain readiness the following day depends upon your sleep the prior night.  Much like growth doesn't happen when you exercise but when you recover, Quality of Work doesn't begin ...

Are You a Self-Actualizer or a Transcender?

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

"Theory Z" was the final theory by Abraham Maslow. Published after his death, this posthumous contribution to his body of work redefined his Pyramid of Needs by differentiating between Self-Actualizers and Transcenders. In his early work on the Pyramid of Needs, he originally had stated that only 1% of the ...

The 5Fs of Quality of Life

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

The New Year approaches and new opportunity for reinvention. I am a practical and quietly religious man who benefits from simple mnemonics to rightly apply life's instructions. In 2017, I aspire to apply the 5Fs more fully. “Do you not know your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within ...

The Truth behind “Variation” in Exercise

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Variation is a highly coveted belief in most fitness approaches. It espouses that the more that you change the exercises you perform - the less likely that you'll be injured, the more physique results you receive, and (magically) the more "functional" you'll become. Unfortunately, practicing variation, as it is currently ...