• No Excuses

    Ana and Elaine are locked down like most everyone else and had to come to accept that it was going to be a while and if they didn’t do something about their fitness they would lose it.  They had to get tough about it and the decision to do...
  • Running Back To Running

    When the blood of a much younger man coursed through my veins, I had little use for endurance sports. I did for a time, however, run daily when I was a young police officer. I never enjoyed it. In the time it took to bang out a five-mile run,...
  • Is She Being Selfish Or A Good Example – Show 53

    My Wife Ana Tigre decided she wanted to come out of retirement after nine years to compete in a fitness contest.  The difference now is that we have three kids, two dogs, and a very demanding business to run.  She was feeling guilty about the sacrifice and time spent...
  • Finding Balance Again, Slowly

    I remember when I used to train so I would look my best on stage. The life of a competitor is very selfish (not in a bad way, it needs to be). My needs were my priority. Then God tapped me on the shoulder with a calling, “ Be...
  • Why Boxing Is Better

    Images of rubber-nosed old men with their faces bent and battered, morosely muttering away as they empty the spit-buckets and sweep the day’s gatherings from the dimly-lit boxing gym floor; leave us with a less than a romantic vision of the sweet sport of Boxing. The stereotypical movieland boxer...
  • Dissecting What Went Wrong And Fixing It

    I’ve been an athlete my entire life yet I still struggle with having meaningful goals and staying on track with my fitness. I just wrote an article titled “Getting The Genie Back In The Bottle” and I wanted to talk about what happened that caused me to lose focus....
  • Getting The Genie Back In The Bottle

    So I looked in the mirror this morning and some sloppy looking tired dude was brushing my teeth. I took a good look at him. He looked a lot like me a couple of months ago but the muscles were less round and full, and the belly wasn’t. His...
  • Fiber In Fruit And Whole Grains Tied To Healthy Aging

    By Lisa Rapaport – Reuters Eating lots of fiber-rich fruits and breads may be one way to live longer without developing chronic diseases, an Australian study suggests. Researchers followed about 1,600 adults aged 49 or older who didn’t have any history of cancer, stroke or heart disease for a...
  • Omega 3’s – The Fats We Need

    You’ve probably heard about Omega 3 fatty acids and how they can be beneficial to your health and even your weight loss goals. Certain types of fats are essential to optimal health. Omega 3 and Omega 6 are two essential fatty acids in that they are not made by...
  • Heart Rate Monitors – Tools or Toys

    The people that use them won’t train without them, and those that don’t either don’t care or are under the impression that they are of little use as a tool to improve your training. The truth is they can be both, it depends on the person using it and...
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