Archive for June, 2011

How I lost from 17% to 7% bodyfat in 3 months

Monday, June 27th, 2011

  The 10 Steps I strictly adhered to for 3 months to reduce 10% bodyfat: Eliminating sugar (including fruit juices and sports drinks that contain HFCS) and all foods that contain flour. Eating proper fats - Use healthy animal fats to substitute fat calories for calories that formerly came from sugar and flour. Eliminating ...

Secret #9: “Do Nothing which is of no use.” by Scott Sonnon

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Secret #9: “Do Nothing which is of no use.” by Scott Sonnon Discard Baggage. Order Clutter. House-cleaning. How could I expect to order my life, when my body was a wreck? I knew from an early age, to the specific day, when I realized this. Having been discharged from the mental hospital ...

Secret #8: “Pay Attention to Little Things.” by Scott Sonnon

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Secret #8: “Pay Attention to Little Things.” by Scott Sonnon Study the Details. The Devil is in the Details. The Devil’s in the details, lurking to sabotage the careless and hasty. I could never afford to ignore the small, seemingly inconsequential, minutia. My genetic disadvantages – learning and physical disabilities – demanded ...

Secret #7: “Perceive those things which cannot be seen.” by Scott Sonnon

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Secret #7: “Perceive those things which cannot be seen.” by Scott Sonnon Lift the veil of illusion. Play the Game, but don’t be “in” the Game. When Musashi wrote that to master one thing is to master 10,000, he didn’t claim that if you become an expert at one thing then suddenly ...

Secret #6: “Develop Intuitive Judgement in Understanding” by Scott Sonnon

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Secret #6: “Develop Intuitive Judgement in Understanding” by Scott Sonnon Learn to Develop and Trust your Intuition. Our mind clouds: too much, too fast, too soon, too hard, too many... We feel robbed of compass and map, overwhelmed, under-equipped and behind the gun. The throat tightens, teeth rattle, head pounds, gut clenches, ...

Secret #5: “Distinguish between Gain & Loss in Worldly Matters” by Scott Sonnon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Secret #5: “Distinguish between Gain & Loss in Worldly Matters” by Scott Sonnon My martial arts coach in Russia and I were discussing the effectiveness of different knife fighting styles. During the knife fencing sessions, I was repeatedly winning over my opponents using the lunge he had taught me. However, during ...

Which of the Four Types of Athletes Are You?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Which of the Four Types of Athletes Are You? A long time ago, my first Sambo coach - a US Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestler, a Class A national gymnast, 5X World Sambo Vice-Champion, and former special operations soldier - said to me ...

Secret #4: “Know the Ways of All Professions” by Scott Sonnon

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Secret #4: “Know the Ways of All Professions” by Scott Sonnon Develop Professionalism par excellence! The principle actually describes understanding the “job” all people do in order to appreciate their lives and perspectives. But going deeper, we discover that this relates to appreciating the value of seeing the total project from ...

Secret #3: “Become Acquainted with Every Art” by Scott Sonnon

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Secret #3: “Become Acquainted with Every Art” by Scott Sonnon Art might be defined as expression of the deep psychological and spiritual structure of the self, refined through technique.  The art that I’ve studied most is human movement, in particular martial. Becoming a student ...

Secret #2: “The Way is in Training” by Scott Sonnon

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Secret #2: “The Way is in Training” by Scott Sonnon Daily, Diligent, Consistent Training. Although I’ve won international gold medals in 5 sports, written nearly 20 books, published 2,000+ articles, produced well over 200 videos, presented at universities, agencies and organizations worldwide, as well ...