Speaking ‘Your’ Truth with Love

When I was a teenager studying the history of World War 2, I struggled in coming to grips with how the majority of Germans allowed the institutions of their Nazi government to commit such horrendous crimes.  It turns out that manipulating a public that believes in its...

Reality

The peach and nectarine trees in the enclosed garden have turned golden orange at the same time the gum trees have sprouted their after-fire new growth in bright greens and shades of red, so it looks as though the seasons are a bit mixed at our Australian high country...

Shifting to Offence

When I first began this blog several years ago, I said that I had a story to tell.  For many reasons, I didn’t follow through.  I’m going to change that now in a manner that I hope is beneficial to you, but also in a manner that is beneficial to me.  Beneficial in the...

Why We Train

I know where you are because I’ve…we’ve…been there too.  You’ve had a rough patch in your life, maybe a year or maybe a decade.  You’d like to change the trajectory of your life but don’t know where to begin, or how.  You make a promise to yourself that tomorrow will...

Motivation

Words DO mean things.  One of the classic mis-use of words I hear all the time is when people say that they need me to ‘motivate’ them in order to begin training, eating right, or generally level up their lives.  I’m always quick to rain on this particular parade by...

Noosa, Peregian, and Redcliffe

Prior to this trip, Peregian Beach was always one of my favourite places to visit in Australia.  After spending four days between Peregian Beach and Noosa Heads, I was reminded why.  A white sand beach that goes for miles, turquoise water, and two adjacent small...

Training, and Sal the Coconut Man

We had a great leg workout today.  Thirteen minutes of Leg hell for Lynette and nineteen minutes of it for me.  It really is amazing what you can do with the most basic of tools.  A good tubing set, weight vest, Chin up straps, a few dumbells and, optimally, a good...

The Bucasia Beach Daily Routine

We had a one hour rain yesterday afternoon, which was the first rain we’ve seen other than our drive the first day, back on the 19th of August.  That day was snow and then rain for about 3 hours from when we left home.  It also rained that first night sleeping...

Beach Sprints and Abs

The water was only 2 meters or so from the high tide line from yesterday, leaving Lynette and I a width of beach from shore line to the first clumps of vegetation of maybe 35 meters.  It was a 12 to 15 second sprint depending on how the slight hill and soft sand...