Your Biases and the Truth

Bias is a problem in nearly every research study. Some studies suffer from bias of intent, a hidden intent to prove a specific outcome or result. These are counterproductive, and set research in the associated field back, rather than moving it ahead. There are numerous other forms of bias that can harm research. Design bias… Continue reading Your Biases and the Truth

Stress, Exercise Fatigue & Your Suffering Brain

Chronic stress can lead to increased inflammation in a variety of tissues in the body. Chronic stress includes relationship stress, money stress and work- or school-related stress. Working out too much, too long or without adequate rest or regeneration is also chronic stress. In the modern era of “more is better,” we often substitute a… Continue reading Stress, Exercise Fatigue & Your Suffering Brain

Commitment to Excellence, Hockey Style

Are you a college, junior or AAA club hockey player? What’s your “commitment” to your sport look like? If it looks like this, you’ve got a shot at the “next level.” Chris, Zach & Pat are with me this spring and summer, putting in the work where it really makes a difference. I bet you… Continue reading Commitment to Excellence, Hockey Style

Lies About Your Limits

This is Andrew. He’s been training with me for nearly 2 years. He’s 15. He’s also living proof that fitness & strength training can change a young man’s life. You see, Andrew has some challenges. Some remain (and will continue.) Some are a work in progress. Some have already been crushed. This video is evidence… Continue reading Lies About Your Limits

Think…

I think. A lot. All the time, in fact. There are times I’d like to shut my brain down for a while, but that’s not why God put me here. I’m here to think, ask questions, think some more. And to speak my mind on what matters to me. So are you. But you’re not… Continue reading Think…

Because Jamaican Blue Mountain…

Since I started my ketogenic eating plan back on January 8 of this year (28 lbs ago!), I’ve been avoiding afternoon coffee in favor of lots of water & the occasional cup of green tea. BUT…when my favorite Starbucks has Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee available on the Clover Brewer, it’s a “must-have!” Sometimes, “compromise” results… Continue reading Because Jamaican Blue Mountain…

Work, Play, Play, Work

“As educator and minister Lawrence Pearsall Jacks wrote: A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever… Continue reading Work, Play, Play, Work