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Why Every Motivational Meme You Read Is Not Motivating

****Warning, this blog will more than likely offend you**** I am sure you all have seen them pasted on your Instagram and Facebook feeds, pictures of beautiful serene mountain tops with some epic phrase or quote to “inspire” you to get moving and get happy and get living. Now, on the surface these all seem like harmless gestures that make someones day, but I sat down and analyzed this, maybe a bit more than one [...]

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Crossfit Games, Masters Division & Why I’m Not Happy!

For those of you that know me, know that I really don’t follow sports. I was and still am an athlete and LOVE performing and competing but, to sit around on a Sunday watching Football while drinking a 1,000 beers and shouting at the TV just doesn’t do it for me. When it comes to the Crossfit Games, you can’t pull me away from my laptop or flat screen as it’s highly intriguing and entertaining to see [...]

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Why Hating Sports Made Me A Better Athlete

For as long as I can remember, I've always been the black sheep within my family and friends whom LOVE sports. Growing up I was hyper-active and played just about everything. Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Track & Field, Skateboarding, Snowboarding, BMX Riding (You get the point)  But for me, the thought of sitting on a couch with my idiot friends all day on a Sunday to watch a game that I never really gave two [...]

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True Life: Yoga Will Beat The Shit Out Of You!!

Over the past year and a half, I've been exposed to the Oming, Chaturanga's & Vinyasa Flows in the world of Yoga. I never would of thought I'd ever be sitting in a steaming hot class room, with about 15-25 people, sweating my ass off and holding balance postures for record times. I'm a big dude, recovering Powerlifter, Strongman enthusiast and now a complete freak-show of a Yogi (A term that Yoga folks use to call [...]

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Masters Comps And Why You Need To Do Them

This past weekend, I spent the day checking out a Masters' competition in Acton Massachusetts at a box called Crossfit2A. The facility is cool, the comp was well run and had some solid athletes competing through out the day. Something hit me as I watched these 40+ men & woman, absolutely crushing these wods, and literally leaving it all on the gym floor. I realized how much I love competitions, and how important it is [...]