Archive for the ‘emotions’ Category

Do YOU Have What it Takes? Maybe!

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

In 1993, I competed in my first World Games. It was quite intimidating to be among so many elite athletes, especially considering it was the Universiade: the Olympics for University athletes. I had trained like a madman, between 4-6 hours a day, had to drop 22lbs to meet my weight ...

How-to Walk the Tightrope of Perfection

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Due to my genetic disadvantages, I needed to exploit every technological (training) advantage possible. This included the hormonal edge of training. Though my opponents may have been physically superior, tapping into the hormonal cascade helped me super-charge my skills beyond that of my competition. But it's a fine line, a ...

Become Free of Pain, Negative Thoughts and Feelings

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

For many years, I lived with incredible pain due to a connective tissue condition which left me brittle and tentative. It required traveling around the world and learning at the feet of many great masters to discover simple (but not easy) steps to becoming free to move without pain. In helping ...

How Simply Can You Meditate?

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

On the RMAX International Member forum, you'll find a huge discussion, some nice and some not-so nice banter, as to the compatibility of yoga and Christianity. I've posted my comments to the thread, but mine is not to enforce a particular opinion; only to ensure that all members have a ...

3 Deadly Scarcity Sins and 4-Step Abundance-Defense

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

In a time when the media chants gloom and doom of a global recession, you can find yourself tempted to make desperate decisions... feeling the heavy burden of being incompetent, insufficient, or even irrelevant. However, you can, at any moment, elect to return to a state of abundance, relevance and ...

Conscious Movement vs Mindless Exercise?

Friday, January 16th, 2009

In America chronic pain is a growing epidemic.  4 in 10 adults say they experience physical pain every day, and nearly all Americans (89 percent) say they experience pain month in and month out.  With 80% of Americans believing their aches and pains are "just part of getting older" and ...

My New “BEST SELLER!” - FREE TO MOVE!!!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Free to Move with the Intu-Flow Longevity System "Celebrity Flow Coach Scott Sonnon's Hottest New Best Seller!" "Free to Move with the Intu-Flow Longevity System is a book that moves from personal experience. Scott Sonnon started writing it after being trapped into a chronic joint disease for some time. What makes it ...

Want Black Belt Breath Control?

Monday, November 17th, 2008

The January issue of Black Belt Magazine hits the news stands on November 18th. Check out the article by yours truly on biofeedback, breath control, heart rate and performance. Ten years ago, Black Belt Magazine's publisher and crew accompanied me to Russia to report on my training of and with the ...

Strengthening the Mind-Body

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

A great overview on the wellness factor of the Circular Strength Training System written by one of my students, nationally best-selling author and screen-writer, Steven Barnes: "For thousands of years, physical disciplines like yoga, Tai Chi and Sufi Dancing have been said to increase mental and spiritual powers. If this is ...

Post-Traumatic Stress: The Mobility Home Remedy

Monday, September 29th, 2008

I thought I would share a clip from one of my vintage videos locked in the RMAX "vault" of one of my most significant coaches, Russian General Alexander Ivanovich Retuinskih, Honorable Master of Sport in Sambo and Judo and Distinguished Coach of Russia, and Founder of the ROSS Training System. When ...