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Reading for Life

I got into reading after graduating from UC San Diego. I feared that my learning would stop since I was no longer obligated to attend lectures and office hours. Reading at first was difficult. It seemed that my focus and attention was always fleeting toward another activity. I began my reading journey with a base […]

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Finding your Why

I had to find my why. I felt stagnate. The pursuit of lifting heavier and heavier weights had become less appealing. After I hit my tripe bodyweight deadlift (500lbs), the toll it had taken on my body caused me to question my assumptions on whether or not it was worth it. Joint pain, perpetual soreness, […]

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Sprinting Speed & Kettlebell Ballistics

Sprinting Speed & Kettlebell Ballistics  A sprinter’s engine is the sum of his muscles, tendons, and ligaments working in harmony with one goal: produce maximum force from the ground to propel him or herself toward the finish line. To enhance speed and force production, drills on the track are designed to potentiate the body’s elasticity. […]

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Health Game Changers

Hi Team! I put together a short video on my “game changers” of 2017. What’s made the biggest difference in my health? These are easy recommendations that I use to feel my absolute best… 1. Probiotics – I use Prescript Assist probiotics, which are soil based and provide unique strains of bacteria. I’ve noticed a […]

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Active Recovery

Active Recovery.   Sunday is often my favorite day of the week. I look forward to relaxing with my friends and family, planning my schedule for the week, and enjoying active recovery in the great outdoors.   Active recovery to me is a break for my CNS (central nervous system). Over the years I’ve learned […]

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2017 – Nutrition Update

Written on July 31, 2017 – Cartagena, Colombia. 2017 – Nutrition Update It’s raining cats and dogs here in Cartagena… this weather has inspired some fundamental thinking time for me… Today’s reflections are on nutrition. Earlier this year, I wanted to get to my natural weight. I’ve always been around 167lbs at 5′ 10″, but […]

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Core Centricity

Practical Thoughts on Aesthetics, Training, and Lifestyle What’s the first thing that enters your head when you hear the word “core?” You probably think of washboard abs, fitness models, and a summer-ready, beach body. I don’t blame you. Well-defined, washboard abs are the epitome of the conditioned body. But it is with regret that I […]

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