Category: Lifestyle

Stop Chasing the Byproduct

We are getting to that time again. Gym memberships are about to skyrocket. Every treadmill will be occupied. “I’m going to lose 15 pounds this year!” “I’m going to stick to a strict (insert unsustainable diet here) for all of 2018!” #FITNESS! #NEWYEARNEWME! This is usually followed three months (or less) later by feelings of…



Spartan Super Korea 2017 ***VIDEO***

If the Spartan Super held last weekend is a sign up things to come with the Spartan Beast later this year, we are in for a treat. This race was heavier, with more hills, and more interesting obstacles than any Spartan Race I’ve done in the past. It was designed to test both endurance and…



Control Your Flame

Are you a long, slow burner or do you explode, crash, and fall apart? What I mean by that is, do you go 100% all of the time until you have absolutely nothing left in the tank and you hate life, or are you good at maintaining 70% for the long haul. Are you sustainable…



**VIDEO**FAR OUTSIDE THE COACHING LAB EPISODE 3…TAKING ON THE HATERS

“Crossfit is dumb, you should be doing gymnastics.” “Gymnastics is lame…you should be powerlifting.” “Powerlifting is dangerous, you should be running!” Ahhhh…the endless circle of hell that is “My workout is better than yours and here is why…”  If you’ve enjoyed our blog post My Workout is Better Than Yours then you will love what Coach Cody Hunter…



**VIDEO** Far Outside the Coaching Lab

What is going on, Team?! Coach Cody Hunter of Hunter Coaching Lab and myself get so many questions from clients about the fitness industry, training, and nutrition that we wanted to share some of them along with our responses. Take the time to listen to us chat about what’s new, what’s hot, and what actually…



Assess, Process, Execute

Ahhh… decisions decisions decisions. When I served in the Army, we would watch entire PowerPoint presentations on the “decision making process”. I always thought it was a goofy subject to have to focus so much time on. Recently my mind has changed.  Tite (our amazing Rottie) and I were walking up our street when we…



My Workout is Better Than Yours!

A letter to coaches and athletes:   “Crossfit is dumb, you should be doing gymnastics.” “Gymnastics is lame…you should be powerlifting.” “Powerlifting is dangerous, you should be running!” Ahhhh…the endless circle of hell that is “My workout is better than yours and here is why…” This is awesome! Let’s face it…we humans are a tribal bunch….



Is Crossfit a Metaphor for How to Live Your Life?

The Well Rounded Human We all strive to be well rounded athletes, but do we do the same in other aspects of life? I am of the belief that all humans should find something that they are experts in. A group of experts in a variety of skills, all working together toward a common goal…



A Lazy Day in Zion…..Amazing Video from Dan over at Monkii Bars…

I love this. The crew over at Monkii Co truly get it. What we do within the confines of the “Box” is important….but even more important is how we apply it outside of those 4 walls. This is what FarOutsideTheBox, The Reebok Be More Human Project, and Evolve are all about… pushing the boundaries of…



The Work (out) / Life Balance. 6 Easy Steps to Juggling Family, Fitness, and Work

We now live in the age of instant everything. It is debatable as to whether this have allowed us more leisure time or less. The corporate world loves to use the term “work / life balance”. Take a trip to any sunny beach in Southeast Asia and you will see countless executives in a beach…