Category Archives for Motivation and Goals

Time for a change.

As I sit here drinking a delicious beer, for the first time in my life I don’t feel obligated to push the envelope in competition any more.  I’m headed to Denver Colorado soon to start a

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12 Idiot Proof Principles to Crossfit Performance and Injury Prevention: Part 1

The largest criticism I hear about crossfit is about how dangerous it is and how many people get hurt doing it, blah, blah, blah.  Maybe we should all just hide in a closet and pray for muscles and

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Pay it Forward

I’m a really fortunate guy.  I’ve had the opportunity to learn from some of the smartest people out there.  I’ve had the chance to train with some of the strongest people on the planet. 

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The Road to Success is a Lonely Road

“Surround yourself with like-minded people who support you on the road to success”                                     – Shirley George Frazier Well,

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Ready, Fire, Aim – Take Life by the Balls

“You Only Live Once” For the most part, people tend to live their lives guided by fear.  Their decisions and actions are based on what they think is acceptable to the rest of society, not

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Living and Leading with Grit, Determination and Desire – Ryan Pope

Classic pic, sharing some brews by the fire I want to introduce to you guys one of the most influential people I have had the opportunity to speak about.  We grew up together, he was my first friend

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How to achieve lifelong happiness through goal setting – Part 4 – Planned Reflection

“The gap between where you want to be and where you are is called frutration.  Frustration is eliminated by education and action.  Get learning and doing” – Alwyn Cosgrove

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How to achieve lifelong happiness through goal setting – Part 3 – Action Steps

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Raymond Chandler If you missed part 1 you can find it HERE, Part 2 HERE We

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How to achieve lifelong happiness through goal setting – Part 2 – forming goals

Me getting my butt kicked over the weekend at Crossfit Tribe “I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacation with better care than they do their lives.  Perhaps that is because escape

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How to achieve lifelong happiness through goal setting – Part 1 – Dream Weaving

“Without goals and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.” – Fitzhugh Dodson This article is part 1 of a 4 part series about setting and achieving goals. 

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My Goals for 2012

Something magical happens when I put pen to paper to write goals and ambitions.  I start believing, it gets me excited.  It also sets the stage for my expectations in the upcoming months.  Suddenly

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A personal story that hits close to home.

I hear all the time about how expensive it is to eat properly, find time to exercise and manage stress in people’s lives. I get it guys, its hard to do! I’m with you and I understand that. A

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