Breaking Muscle Shop

life

Developing perseverance in crisis requires training and the willingness to face fear.
I don't do CrossFit so I can make it to the Games or come first in the class. I do it because it helps me with life.
The ability to escape a dangerous situation is the most serious display of functional fitness, but our fitness comes in to play in all aspects of our day.
Next to my family and my faith, I have learned more about life from the martial arts than through any other endeavor.
In this inaugural episode of our radio show, we discuss BJJ, the learning process, taking risks, and living your passions.
Having studied boxing and the martial arts for many years as both student and teacher, I have come to accept that to fight is to face uncertainty and paradox.
If you are able to tweak your training balance through life’s ups and downs, you will be able to keep yourself in check, and more importantly, keep yourself in training.
Track and field hammer throwing and weightlifting have both provided much insight into my greatest strengths and weaknesses as an athlete - and more so, as a person.
I have allowed BJJ to influence my choices throughout my life. So nobody found it more unexpected than I when I spent the final months of 2013 not giving a flying f*ck about it.