Archive for February, 2009

Flow: The Primary Attribute of Health-First Fitness

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Australian CST Coach Donna Eddy demonstrates her "Slide-Thru" flow. Spending an extra week in Bellingham, Washington after CST Omicron, she received an incredible amount of additional training intensives, but she also shared why she has become Australia's first CST Coach... And here is an example of how two CST Instructors, ...

Quit Working Out Now! Here’s How…

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Fitness has become a quandary of "working out" - a bubble-rapped gerbil wheel whose monotony you must endure through distractions like loud "duff-duff" music, neon strobe, and television mounted equipment. From a sports psychology perspective, everything possible is being done to distance you from the internal experience of the movement, ...

Perfect the Kata of TACFIT

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

We're increasing the size of our forces in Afghanistan, thanks to President Obama's initiative to address the actual terrorist threats to our country. And yet, many of these brave men and women receive obsolete and even counter-productive preparatory physical standards. How can we best serve those who move toward harm ...

Backing Up for a Running Start: Ratchet Ladders

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Last night during President Obama's Congressional speech, he emphasized a return to the honest origin of success: personal accountability in the home for parenting, education, finances and health care. And if you're like every other person on the planet, sometimes life feels like life moves round and round - as ...

Free PodCast with Me @ Real World Strength Training

Friday, February 20th, 2009

"Of all the fitness professionals I have drawn my philosophy from, Scott Sonnon, is one of the most influential on my life. I have taken more useful information from this man than probably any other coach - including information meant for more than just physical living. It seems fitting to ...

Between Strength and Surrender - Flow

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

I walk a thin line and always have because of the physical and learning disabilities I overcame as a child. I've always had to temper developing the strength to endure physical activities, with the flexibility to adapt to the reality of performing them. And in between those two poles, I ...

Who’s Got Your Back? We do.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Due to the invitation from Ambassador Jorge Colon, I joined the Greenlight Community. The Greenlight Community is based upon the works of Keith Ferrazzi, in particular his books: Never Eat Alone and Who's Got Your Back. Being asked to organize the 1st meeting of the Seattle area Greenlighters, we captured ...

The WORST Way to Stimulate the Economy…

Monday, February 16th, 2009

The worst way to stimulate the economy is to watch the television. Want to know the best way? I'll dare to tell you, but let me explain where I'm coming from so you can decide if you want to read on, or click thru and miss out on the solution... For ...

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 ...