Swimming as a college freshman is a unique experience.  A college freshman swimmer rarely experiences such changes in their career because of their unique inexperience as well as their exceptional experience in and out of the pool. If it sounds confusing, it’s because it is. Collegiate athletes have a lot to learn in their first…

“The key ingredient for success in life is the discipline of mind and body. Setting goals and making sure they are accomplished builds discipline. Whatever goal I set for myself, I will first get a mental image in my mind of exactly what it is I want to achieve, then I will be determined and…

“Accountability is the glue that ties commitment to the result.” What if we told you there was a way to double your physical activity? What if we provided this for free? Would you do it? The secret – accountability with a personal training partner. This technique exists free of risk, cost, and effort – dramatically increasing the likelihood of achieving your goals, jacking up…

I am surprised by the people I see walking down the street with a cigarette in-hand, or the gym-goers who need to drag before or after a workout. People light-up right outside our gym, interfering with the runners who are trying to breathe healthy air for a healthy body. Your smoking habit is killing your…

30-Day challenges are all over the internet. As summer approaches and bathing suits fill up the racks, the internet posts go wild. From super abs to a tighter butt, there is no shortage of 30-day challenges to get you inspired, but they don’t work. Here are 8 reasons why your 30-day challenge will fail. Why…

“No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.”   – Socrates Fact: DID YOU KNOW… many children in the US are way too sedentary… Unless you are disconnected from…

This is a common complaint when starting a new workout plan. You know the feeling, your stomach begins to turn, your skin gets clammy, and your mouth begins to salivate as bile tingles on your teeth. You are about to puke, and there is a reason for wanting to puke when working out. Reasons Why…

“We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.” – Earl Nightingale At…

“We live in a world where the yellow brick road has many forks and can take us on many incredible journeys … But this is exciting news. It means we can choose the life we want for ourselves. You choose that life by doing the best you can right in this moment. Right now. By…

“I find that the harder I work, the less I call it work” – Thomas Jefferson The more energy you apply to your work, the more meaning you place on that work. “Workaholics”get a bad rap, but research has found a large difference exists amongst types. Typically someone with an uncontrollable need to be constantly…