Addition By Subtraction

A few years ago, I visited a remote village in Kenya and stayed for over a week. I was there to write about the Kenyan people and their needs. I was supposed to write some sort of novel plea for help, and link that need to my friends (other gym owners). Then...

How To Be A Pro Exerciser

Wait: you don’t want to be a pro exerciser. You don’t want to go to the CrossFit Games. Me neither. Read on… I spent most of last week cain Madison, meeting with other gym owners and some of the new higher-ups at CrossFit HQ. Between meetings and...

Why We Test Ourselves

We are a comparative species. We look at others and think, “He’s taller than me,” “She’s not as smart as I am,” or “Her clothes are more expensive than mine.” It’s a survival instinct. As we roamed across plains in...
Why We Practice “Bright Spots”

Why We Practice “Bright Spots”

Motivation means desire. The science of motivation is the science of success. That’s why I study motivation more than I study exercise technique. After more than 20 years as a coach, I know the selection of exercises is secondary to your desire to perform them....