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FOCUS!

FOCUS!

     Talk to anyone and at one point in their life they had a goal.  They had a dream, vision and something big they wanted to accomplish.  Of course, in reality how many people actually make it to their desired destination? ...

Take the Damn Shot!

Take the Damn Shot!

     Who do you want to be?  Do you have goals, dreams and things that you want to achieve in this life?  There’s only so much time that you can spend planning, meeting and organizing.  Whether it comes to increasing your...

Lessons Learned From DV8 Training

Lessons Learned From DV8 Training

     I’m humbled and honored to be an official member of the DV8 family.  Phil and Pam hosted another great course.  My expectations were exceeded on multiple occasions over the weekend, especially when the sword came out (that’s...

Beware the Most Dangerous “F” Word…

Beware the Most Dangerous “F” Word…

Admit,      We’ve all screwed-up royally at some point in our lives.  I’ve done it so many times I’ve lost count.  I refuse to say that I’ve failed, though…. Failure implies loss, defeat and spitting out the mouth guard.  I’ve...

Don’t Underestimate this Squat Variation…

Don’t Underestimate this Squat Variation…

     The barbell back squat is one of the most popular exercises in the gym.  It’s a fantastic exercise and accomplishes a lot of great things.  It is commonly referred to as the “king of lifts.”  From lower body strength and...

Players vs. Spectators

Players vs. Spectators

     Anyone that has ever accomplished something worthwhile had plenty of doubters along the way.  Whether in public or private, most people probably expect you to fail.  Your goal could be to lose 30 pounds, perform a push-up, start...

Keep the Goal the Goal

Keep the Goal the Goal

     When it comes to training in the gym, it’s very easy to go overboard.  We want everything and we want it now.  I can’t tell you how many people I’ve seen start a program gung-ho, only to get bored in a couple of weeks and move...

Change Your use of Language

Change Your use of Language

     My youngest sister just graduated college and started her career.  Basically, she’s a math wizard and does some really cool things with a big company.  In fact, she graduated college a year early if that gives you an idea…....

Narrow your Focus

Narrow your Focus

     I’m going to admit to you that I’m guilty of what I’m about to talk to you about today.  However, it’s time for some more tough love.  How often do you find yourself trying to accomplish multiple goals at the same time?  Do...

Habits are Everything

Habits are Everything

     I’m sick and tired of the useless memes and motivational quotes on the internet.  Reading them will make you feel good in the moment, but do absolutely nothing to help you on your journey of self-improvement or success.  Want to...

Strategy Sunday

Strategy Sunday

     The key to success is preparation.  There’s no way around it.  Every once in a while, we get a lucky break, but don’t count on that.  One habit that’s really helped me stay focused and effective is my Strategy Sunday...

You’re Going to Suck at it for Awhile, and That’s Okay!

You’re Going to Suck at it for Awhile, and That’s Okay!

     How many times have you wanted to start something but were afraid?  Perhaps you were afraid of failure, embarrassment or a combination?  I’m here to tell you that you are not alone!  Getting anything started from the...

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