In a perfect world, I’d exercise whenever I want for as long as I want. Nothing would interrupt or interfere with my training. Unfortunately, life isn’t perfect. It is often chaotic and unpredictable. As a business owner, coach, and parent, I never know what the next day will bring. On Monday I could be up all night with a sick child, and on Tuesday I might be traveling across the country with an athlete. Every day is different. The days of me training whenever I want for as long as I want have come and gone. What hasn’t changed however is my willingness to make time for exercise. No matter how busy I am, I always get something in. And despite my preference for long, hard workouts, I’ve come to realize that something beats nothing.
It’s been a few months since Clemson student Mackenzie Pearson wrote a brief essay explaining the dad bod and its so-called appeal. Soon after, social media jumped all over the phrase as it quickly went viral. At the time, I never paid too much attention to the dad bod craze. Everything changed last week however […]
In a recent entry, I highlighted an amazing yoga practitioner (see here) despite having no interest in yoga. Today, I will do something similar by discussing one of the greatest distance runners of all time. I may not have any interest in distance running, but that doesn’t mean I can’t benefit by studying the habits […]
One of the common differences between lifting weights and performing bodyweight exercise is how the average person chooses to progress. Most people who lift weights do so with the goal of lifting more weight. For example, if you can bench 225 pounds (2 plates), there’s a good chance that you someday hope to bench 315 […]
Many years ago when I started this blog, I set out to show the world that the body is not destined to age the way most people have been led to believe. In the time since, I’ve featured countless stories of men and women who have defied age by maintaining incredible physical abilities in their […]