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.
This week I want to talk about training specifically, and why I log all my workouts and meals. There are three main reasons why I log all this! 1. Knowledge First, off it is for knowledge, to be able to look back at past workouts and see what worked and what did not work. To … Continue reading Importance of Tracking
I constantly struggle with the battle between the man I once was, and the man I want to be. I always had “faith” in God, but he was not a priority, it was just a thing I said I was, “Oh ya I’m a Christian”, not thinking about how my actions defined what I was … Continue reading The BC and AD of our Lives
I couldn’t help but feel a little sentimental, emotional, or whatever you want to call it last week at the gym. The thing is this week is always hard for me each year, this week in 2008 I lost my Uncle Barry, I always felt really close to him and he was the only other … Continue reading Passing on a Passion!
Last week I talked about sticking to the plan and staying consistent, I did just that this week had a little cheat Sunday night in honor of football and making up for missing my birthday cheat! This week I don’t want to talk so much about diet and training, but quickly make the point that … Continue reading Evacuation!