personal growth

When you remove the excess you often find what is real.
Smart training is being able to avoid burnout and knowing your body well enough to listen and back off when needed.
The problem with approaching fitness only as a means to an end is that there is no end, no limits, and no one to say what is right and wrong for you but you.
Train your mind, your muscles, your anxieties, your insecurities, your thoughts, and your beliefs to accept and grow from failure.
Releasing expectations for when each stair-step of measured progress will arrive makes them all that much sweeter.
We don’t know the number of our days, so it is imperative that we live them to the greatest extent we can, and that includes attention to our vitality.
Simply asking yourself “How strong is strong enough?” brings an awareness to your training that most athletes will never reach.
It's the little things, done with absolute consistency, that bring the most profound rewards.
Whether you grow to reach your potential depends entirely on the effort you are willing to invest.
Given the complexity of BJJ relationships, I’ve put a stake in the ground as to the ones I believe every grappler should enjoy. See if you agree with my five undeniable rights of the grappler.
Animal House reminds us "fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life." Add to this "arrogant" and "entitled." And read on to start accessing your humility.