Archive for August, 2012

TACFIT Firefighter Massive Results in Contest

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Some think data is boring, and that it requires too much energy to be diligent in tracking progress. Some think data is irrelevant, that only effort matters, regardless of poor technique and injury. But scientific diligence guarantees precision progress. That's why everyone improves in TACFIT, not just the top 3% who ...


Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

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Do not Suffer Pain

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

When my neck was broken in competition I suffered 10 years due of nerve compression from the fissures. Tears streaming my face, holding back yelps from any movement, after countless doctors of different types, my yoga teacher said to me that we must endure the pains ...

The best economic stimulus package.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

My grandfather once said to me that if you want things to improve for everyone, then make everything you do excellent. very respectfully, Scott Sonnon a2a_linkname="The best economic stimulus package. ";a2a_linkurl="";

Avoid Sweeteners - You’re Sweet Enough

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Every cell in your body, every bacterium, and in fact, every living thing on the Earth, can use glucose for energy. If your diet was like that of people a century ago, you'd consume about 15 grams per day—a far cry from the 73 grams per day the typical person ...

Share your Story

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

I receive a few hundred courageous stories a day by private messages. I try to respond to them all, and regret when I cannot thank and applaud each individual for the bravery of their self-disclosure. I want to encourage all of you to share your story with each other. This ...

The Poison is the Antidote

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Ninety minutes enduring discipline or ninety years suffering decrepitude. We choose each morning. The poison is the antidote. Taken too strong, too long, we quickly die from overdose. Not taken at all, we writhe in anguish of the slow, paralyzing death. Our daily, balanced dose invigorates our system, protects us ...

Go Your Way and Teach us All by your Courage.

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Teachers were baffled by my mirror writing in elementary school. Forced into a psychiatric hospital for my learning disabilities, a doctor remarked, "Wouldn't others prefer that you behave differently?" Amplifying my shame by comparing the "defect" I was for the "normalcy" I ought to be, I ...

Do your Wakeup before you Workout

Monday, August 27th, 2012

My controversial fit tip for today: your most important exercise of the day is not your workout; it's your wakeup. Your body does not know strength, endurance, cardio and flexibility. We may measure them through artificially created metrics, but our nervous system doesn't know measurements. It only knows efficiency of total ...

The Most Successful Failures

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

The wrestling coach of my first national team threw me with a takedown I'd never seen before. Elated, I attacked him and he did it again. Sixteen times later, still laughing at my vulnerability, I understood the opening, and how the counter so deftly undid me. Far better to try ...