athlete journal

The Power of the Purple (Athlete Journal 56)

Even though my mind and body were working against me this week, I forced myself to get some hard training.

A Bittersweet End to My Training Cycle (Athlete Journal 41)

Thirteen weeks of training hard came to an end this week. I'm happy with the progress I've made and ready to compete.

The Importance of Training at a Different Academy (Athlete Journal 39)

My BJJ training schedule has undergone some changes and I am already beginning to reap the benefits.

The 3 Fitness Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes (Athlete Journal 110)

After thirty years in the fitness industry, I'm amazed at how many of the same mistakes I still see. Here are three to avoid.

Seminar With Rafael Mendes (Athlete Journal 52)

Last week I had the chance to learn from BJJ athlete Rafael Mendes. I even got to roll with him and ask him questions over a sushi dinner.

5 Mental Health Secrets for Better Workouts (Athlete Journal 109)

Your mental climate during workouts is one of the most significant factors for success. Here's how to optimize it.

Time to Refocus (Athlete Journal 37)

Between a hectic work, school, and home schedule and a long break before my next competition, I'm having a hard time staying focused in my training lately.

Regaining My Confidence (Athlete Journal 51)

My groin and elbow were much better this week. I'm starting to feel like I might have a fighting chance.

How I Got Started in Competitive Powerlifting (Athlete Journal 1)

I had been lifting heavy for a few years, but never had a goal to work towards. I decided it was time to compete.

No Pain, No Gain (Athlete Journal 38)

This week was all about riding the line between normal pain and dangerous pain. I am always amazed what I am capable of doing when I do not hurt.

5 Essential Ingredients for Successful Ironman Training

Last year, coach Andrew Read shared his training log for Ironman Melbourne. Here are some important takeaways.

Balancing Intelligence and Intensity (Athlete Journal 31)

I'm starting to learn how to achieve balance in my training, and it's a great feeling.

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