Mindful Eating Day 3 Realizations

Who knew that when you begin to eat mindfully - i.e. not combine food with entertainment or any other activity - you would eat so much less. Also, since the 'food + entertainment combo' is no longer an available comfort, I am finding myself less comfortable and entertained, and at a loss as to how... Continue Reading →

Freedom vs freedom

Do you value being free? I certainly do. Actually, it's one of my highest values. Do you know that feeling when you might know something intellectually for years and then bam! And you understand it viscerally, because life taught you. This is one of those types of knowledge. What is freedom? Is it doing whatever... Continue Reading →

How to Love Yourself Skillfully

NOTE: this is a loooong post, and a little meandering, so proceed at your own peril. 'What is love? Baby don't hurt me Don't hurt me No more' <La Bouche> If you grew up in the 1990s, you might remember this chewing gum with a cartoon inside, called Love Is. I used to collect those... Continue Reading →

The Philosophy of Fitness Minimalism

My whole life I have been obsessed with growing up. There was a freedom, discernment, drive and ability in it that I felt was inaccessible to my scattered and emotionally immature child's mind. This is, I believe, a natural instinct most children possess. However, it can be suppressed or derailed, by family, culture or circumstance.... Continue Reading →

Encouraging Thoughts on Nutrition

    Persevere. In my personal and professional experience, I have noticed that both the effects of higher quality diet on a neglected body and of low quality diet on a healthy body, are relatively slow to show. Why? In many ways it's down to cellular life span. Your body is building new cells all... Continue Reading →

Are Kettlebells Safe?

Short answer: YES Long Answer: In my nearly 1.5 decades of mastering and coaching just about every major fitness discipline, I haven't encountered a safer overall strength and conditioning tool. After years of coaching Powerlifting, Boxing, Bootcamp, Crossfit, Sprinting and Gymnastics, I chose to make kettlebells my ultimate specialty, because I see the results they... Continue Reading →

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