Let Go

I am writing this a week ahead of schedule. I should be packing but I am a little overwhelmed as tomorrow morning I depart to Washington, DC with about 80 soon to be 9th graders at BVHS. As a self-confessed control freak, the thought of going…

Why is it that people do NOT become FIT?

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In a country like ours, with the opportunities that we have... Why is it that so few people reach their health and fitness goals? Why is America getting fatter every year? Why are more and more people signing up at gyms but ending up quitting…

Is Nutrition Really That Important?

I don't believe that most people really understand the importance nutrition has to our overall health. Eating food is an activity most of us do at least three times a day. Logically, what we choose to put in our mouths can have an impact on…

Confronting the Comfortable...

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Success is a comfort awarded to those only willing to do the uncomfortable. Comfort is a stagnation. Growth requires a constant state of discomfort. Well that sucks!... Well... Actually when you really understand this it can be empowering. How…

What if You Treated Your Body Like Your Car?

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A couple weeks ago I wrote about "What if we treated our bodies like Bank Accounts?" Now lets flip it and re-introduce you back (this is a repost for a couple years ago) about this analogy... Most of us drive cars that run on “regular”…

Do we Treat our Bodies like Bank Accounts???

I have this concept that I am very passionate about, "True Wealth is Your Health". But it's more than a cliche to me. What if you looked at FITness the same way you looked at your finances?  Conceptually, any money metric you can think of (income,…

Stay Humble...

"Nothing worth it is easy. Nothing easy is worth it." This phase I have talked about often. It humbles me when things get challenging or I start something new that I suck at. Please stop seeing being a beginner (or lack of results) as something…

The Un-Obvious Reasons Why...

We believe Fitness needs to be a HUGE part of your life (SHOCKER right ;-) There is a host of OBVIOUS reasons; which you all are familiar with, Lose weight, improve blood chemistry, More energy, Increase Strength, Look better Naked, etc…. I…

How To Stay Motivated ....

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Why is it that at one point in our life we can have so much drive, desire, focus and at other points in our life we can be the laziest, most un-motivated, depressed person we know??? Ralph Waldo Emerson once said,  “Nothing great is ever…