I, too, suck.
I want to be clear, I'm not saying that chocolate cake is bad, or that we shouldn't enjoy some of life's pleasures from time to time. I'm talking about when I'm faced with a decision...Continue
Why exercising every day is easier (and smarter) than you think
Last October, I made the decision to run every single day for 137 days in a row. While it was far from a Guinness record, that, for me, was a serious challenge given that I've...Continue
Momentum, momentum, momentum
Training is a lot like steering an oil tanker--or so I would imagine. Forward progress starts so slowly, you can barely detect it. Coming to a stop feels like forever. The power of a ship...Continue
18 different 10-minute workouts (beginner to advanced) that require no equipment
As the great Ronnie Coleman once said, "Ain't nothin to it but to do it." It astonishes me how many people give up on training for the day, just because they don't have time to...Continue
4 benefits of strength and conditioning that you never thought about
The primary reason athletes train is to enhance their sport performance. When people think of how that increase in performance takes place, their mind usually goes to topics of physical fitness, like being strong, fast,...Continue
Cheat meals are a bad, bad idea
It’s like a weekend pass from nutritional prison--where you’re free to eat whatever (and as much as) you like before heading back to the confines of egg whites and salads. It's the cheat...Continue
Why too much sport-specific training is the worst thing an athlete can do
"Why are we jogging for an entire hour?," he asked with a suspicious look on his face. I couldn't blame him for asking. Being a hockey player, he wants to get faster and more explosive....Continue
Learning when to ignore the pain, and when to listen to it
Training is a balloon bouncing on the end of your fingertip. Fail to tap it often or hard enough and it falls to the ground. Hit it too hard and it goes flying away like...Continue
I wasn't good enough
It wasn’t the coaching. It wasn’t the ref. It wasn’t because my skates were too dull. It wasn’t because I made the wrong choices. It wasn’t because I didn’t...Continue
How to love running
I've hated it my entire life. It hurt. It was pointless. It was did nothing more but damage the body and create suffering. Running was bad. And then a year ago, I thought, "what if...Continue