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...

A Rant

This is a bit of a rant.  I won’t apologize for it, as sometimes it’s cathartic to get things off your chest; Brace yourselves. I’ve always intuitively known that there’s a huge difference in mindset between those who are successful and those...

What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger

It’s Thursday morning here in Australia, the land of sand and sun.  Except today, up here in the mountains, it’s not. I’ve just completed 35 minutes of intense, functional weight training, outside, at 2 degrees Centigrade, with 50-70 km/hr winds and blowing...