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Just Lift Bro

Don’t Overthink It – Just Lift Bro Before you decide to spend several hours Googling theories to help you win a comments battle on Instagram…or weeks pondering over a small scientific detail to your training or nutrition program read this: In today’s fast-paced, data driven society, it can be easy to get caught up with […]

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Pain Is Not The Enemy

Many people run from pain…others embrace it and learn from it. One thing I’ve learned over the years is that in order to be really good at anything you’ve got to be challenged…you’ve got to struggle…and you’ve got to deal with a shit load of pain. Pain sucks in a sense…but after you’ve suffered for […]

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Learning To Love The Process

2002 Clemson Tennis post-workout on “Muscle Beach” behind Jervey Athletic Center I know looks can be a little deceiving so let me give a little bit of background: This pic was taken a little over a year after I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and was still working my way back into playing shape after […]

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Monday Musings on Mental Toughness

Photo Credit: @HadelProductions MENTAL TOUGHNESS: On the field and in life, mental toughness usually all comes down to self-esteem and attitude. If you believe you’re a champion, you will think and feel like a champion. If you believe you’re a loser, you will think & feel like a loser. If you have a high self-esteem […]

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On Fridays We Flex

Just want to give a big #FlexFriday shoutout to the woman who introduced me to health and fitness when I was just a kid…and continues to be my fitness inspiration even to this day. From the infant swim classes…to using me as a weight for mom/baby workouts…to waking me and my brothers up at 5am […]

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From Hoops Reject to Local Legend

Photo Credit: @NatalieMinh Funny story: Growing up I played just about every sport… …football, basketball, baseball, soccer, track, tennis, swimming, lacrosse – you name it I probably played it. I was one of those kids that the youth coaches in my area would look at and say “dang dat boy got talent!”… …but there was […]

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