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...

Happy New Year

It’s been a year of big changes for us here at our Australian mountain retreat.  The house is getting restored and this year I hope to start building the gym, moving 5 years of outdoor training under a roof.  It’ll be a welcome change but other than the odd really...

Integrative Wellness

Wellness testing should be a major part of everyone’s wellness plan.  Unfortunately, going to your family doctor will not be of much help in this regard.  As many of you know I have very little respect, and no admiration, for the medical community at large....

Fitness and Wellness, Eating and Training

Training vs. eating; which is most important when trying to reach individual goals.  They’re both important, but if I had to choose between missing a day of training or making poor food choices on any given day, I’d miss training.  Why?  A few reasons....

The West is Dead

Though we don’t like it,  we expect politicians to colour at least slightly outside the lines of truth when answering hard questions, in order that they may deliver the answers they expect their audience wants to hear.  Pointing that fact out has been a primary...