It is estimated that crosses in biblical times weighed up to 300lbs and the distance Jesus was forced to walk and carry the cross beam to Golgotha was around 600 yards. On this Saturday before Easter, come and take up a 300lb yoke (Weight of the Cross) or 150lb yoke (Weight of the Cross Beam) … Continue reading Cross Carry Event
Moving back home has come with its perks and I am not going to take it for granted while I am here the next few months. BUT living at home has come with its fair share of obstacles and most of them center around diet. I wanted to be upfront and real about the daily … Continue reading Daily Struggle.
This week at small group we talked about the Parable of the Sower. Jesus talks about the different seeds that were scattered and the soil in which they landed. The seed that fell on the rocky soil had quick growth but the soil was not deep enough and they lacked a firm foundation and eventually … Continue reading Recognize your Roots!
Goal-setting is a huge part of my life. If I don’t have a goal I am working towards I feel lost, I need that structure and that plan in my life. A lot of people set goals and resolutions to kick off the year, including myself. BUT just because I have those goals doesn’t always … Continue reading Not Feeling It.
Why would I choose now to compete? I am nowhere near where I want to be numbers wise, I just started getting into powerlifting about 7 months ago. I am going to be one of the weakest guys at the meet but if I let that hold me back and I constantly wait until I … Continue reading Why Compete?
Lets jump back into a little bit of the fitness side, don’t wait until January 1st. Thats the easiest excuse especially since it is December 1st. December is a month of hustle and bustle, family parties, Christmas, New Years Eve, all these great events to be with family and friends. They are also all great … Continue reading The New Years Excuse.
Come out to Common Grounds in Mattoon, IL on November 25th from 10am to 2pm enjoy some coffee and get your copy of the FIT Devotional!
There are multitude of reasons why I force myself to refuse to hit snooze at 3:30 in the morning and get up to go to the gym but I want to talk about the big 3. 1. Its uncomfortable Waking up at 3:30 in the morning isn’t normal, its not comfortable to get up in … Continue reading Why I Train at 4am…
This week I wanted to talk about how we can let little negatives have an impact on what could be a positive day. For instance, these little negatives could be forgetting to pay a bill, getting in a fender bender, getting a speeding ticket, a bad hair cut, etc. All of these things would typically … Continue reading Daily Defining Moments
Its mid-October and the holiday season is quickly approaching. I want to share with y’all why I think it is important to be proactive and recognize this. I just got done having a fun weekend with family that came down to visit, going out to eat, ice cream filled nights, and shorter workouts were all … Continue reading Planning Ahead.