Many people think of being fit (healthy/in shape) in the abstract. What do I mean by that?? According to, abstract means “expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specific object or instance”. Fit is an abstract concept because it lacks anything specific. So how do you turn this abstract concept into an actionable one? By using these […]

I had an epiphany this morning while torturing myself on the rowing machine for the first time…..train your mind to train your body. To be honest, the epiphany started the other night. I had just received my copy of Maximus Body written by Bobby Maximus and Michael Easter. If you don’t know Bobby Maximus and […]

Note – I am not a doctor or certified personal trainer. Anything written has been my own experience. You may want to consult a health professional before beginning any training routine. It’s that time of year again….time to reflect on all that has happened over the last 365 days and time to set personal goals […]

Recently I was gifted a book written by Ed Mylett titled #MaxOut Your Life – Strategies for Becoming an Elite Performer. I will be the first to admit that I’ve never been one to read “self-help” books however the title really stood out and grabbed my attention. So without hesitation I began reading. I got […]

Note – I am not a licensed nutritionist. Anything written is my own opinion gained from my own experiences. “Cheat Day or Cheat Meal” was a topic of conversation after one of my Krav Maga classes last week. For those of you not familiar with the concept, allow me to explain. Leading a healthy lifestyle […]

Note: I am not a physician, psychologist, or certified personal trainer. Anything written is my personal opinion gained from my personal experiences. I am a fitness geek. I have not always been one, though. My geek has emerged over the last few years. There was a time…actually there was a lot of time… that, if […]

Yesterday…my wife gave birth to another beautiful baby girl. It was July 7, 1995 and it was HOT…like melt your eye sockets HOT!! This little bundle of joy came whipping out of the womb at about 90mph and rocked our world. Colleen chose a 70’s soft-rock hit to name our newest addition and the name fits her […]