goals

I have a felt a bit of guilt that what I want most is balance and happiness for my family. I am not the by-any-means-necessary athlete. But I am myself and I never have to compromise my character.
Sometimes doing something for enjoyment and doing something in pursuit of a goal can seem at odds with each other. But I think it's possible to meld the two into a beautiful practice for improvement.
The word 'results' gets thrown around a lot in the fitness industry. But what are results, really? Results are things that solve problems and change lives. Results are thing that take real, hard work.
You might have heard that your goals for 2013 should be realistic and achievable. In my experience, however, setting extreme goals can help you find a healthy medium if you do it the right way.
I’ve found the sweet spot of setting a goal intriguing enough to set me in motion yet obtainable if I roll up my sleeves without it being soul-crushingly hard. Here are my tips for resolution setting.
Is your long-term goal a little scary? Do you feel butterflies when you think about it? Do you have smaller more attainable goals along that journey you can celebrate? Have you felt inspired lately?
Setting goals and falling in love are similar...and frightening. What if what you want doesn't happen? Isn't it easier to avoid the heartbreak? Learn how to set scary, but achievable goals.
With the New Year fast approaching, and resolutions floating around, take a moment to clear the mind and focus on setting a new intention.
How often do you pat yourself on the back? Probably not as often as you do it for other people. Belts in martial arts give us a chance to look back and contemplate our achievements.