Archive for September, 2015

Strong Enough for Two

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

You're only strongest when you have a weakness for others. TheĀ  insensitive man never lasts long in a fight and eventually crumbles under lifted weight. While they muster rage against what's in front of them and feign impenitent hearts, a vulnerable love for what's behind you and gentle self-care for what's ...

Through Discipline Comes Freedom

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Fitness is a $72 billion industry which feeds off you quitting. Experts advise you to go with the flow, while they profit from your frustrating lack of results. Aristotle told his most unruly student, a dyslexic boy named Alexander, who wanted to run amok exploring his ideas, that "only through discipline ...

Readies my Hands for Battle

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

I am a very peaceful man because I am always ready to protect that peace. That offends some. As a public figure and business owner, you are advised to not speak of your opinions to avoid "offending" those who differ from your lifestyle. I have no enmity for, enjoy learning from, ...

Avoiding Pain Makes Your Body a Prison

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

If you avoid movement to remain pain-free, you create a prison cell of your body. Freedom from pain isn't free; it's released with good behavior. #TACFIT #511Tactical #Clubbell #ScottSonnon a2a_linkname="Avoiding Pain Makes Your Body a Prison";a2a_linkurl="";

Don’t Let Tolerance become Indifference

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

We live in an era preaching tolerance to the endangerment of our bodies. The pendulum has swung so far to the opposite of rigidity that we are told to practice "acceptance" when we encounter difficultly. We feel pain, weakness and instability and experts advise us to be more tolerant of ...

Upgrade your software without damaging your hardware

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Light intensity exercise upgrades your software without damaging your hardware. You can't train heavy, if you didn't compensate for the prior, and prepare for the subsequent. Test the ranges, find the restrictions, build the fundamentals, practice the skills, and only then train them at high ...

A tribute to a quiet professional

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

This young man. Nick Travkin. Son of the CEO and Founder of RMAX International, Nikolay Travkin. When I met Nick, he was running under the heavy bags in one of the gyms where I presented. I can't even remember how long ago, though nearly 20 years with my business partner, ...

What Non-Leaders Can’t See

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Non-leaders and aspiring leaders cannot differentiate between width and depth of responsibilities. They confuse the perspicacity - the granularity of situational awareness and error-prediction - with multi-tasking, so to them, leaders just look like they're doing more things. But leaders are actually doing less by strategizing better, to adapt faster to ...

Restrictions hold your strength hostage

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Before training can set your strength free, you must discover which restriction holds it hostage. There are two forces in you: driving and restrictive. If you stomp on the accelerator before removing the emergency brake, you'll get hurt. But if you train intelligently, it requires zero ...

How to Fail Successfully and Pass Unsuccessfully

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Integrity: being willing to fail successfully rather than pass unsuccessfully. Never give up your technique for a mere point. The quantity is merely the journey; quality - the destination. HOW you perform demonstrates the height you've set the bar. The TACFIT legion inspires in every country ...