3 Powerful Life Lessons I Learned… In A Graveyard.

3 powerful life lessons I learned in a graveyard

The dead still have plenty to teach us.

I had a plan. It was going to be a good 10 mile mid-week run and I was going to brainstorm for the podcast. I had a topic and I was gonna flesh it out. Then I ran through a graveyard. I don’t know what possessed me to do so… but I did. I’m glad, too. I learned a few powerful things that might not otherwise have occurred to me…

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5 Easy Ways To Have The Best Summer EVER (Podcast #43)

5 easy ways to have the best summer ever

You’ve noticed, I’m sure… that it’s now HOT out there.

Yes, friends… it’s SUMMER – a time of sweat, sunburns, and tourist traffic (depending on where you live). Air Conditioners nationwide are cranking up the cool while the beating sun cranks up the sunburns. It’s that time when seemingly everyone complains about the heat, even though we just got done complaining that we couldn’t wait for summer.

What if, though… instead of complaining… we just took steps to make this the best summer EVER? Wouldn’t THAT be great? I’ve got 5 easy ways you can do exactly that 🙂 (OK, so some might be a little more challenging than that…)

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Does Your Gym REALLY Love You? (Podcast #42)

does your gym really love you

What stands out, really, in the fitness industry?

It’s a question I’m sure almost nobody thinks to ask, but I’m asking it. Does your gym really love you? And do YOU love it back? It’s weird, right? To think of it like that? What does that even mean? It’s a place with stuff you pick up and put down. A place with stuff you run on. You swipe a key card or fob or id badge or something and you do fitness-type stuff. Sometimes I go. Sometimes I don’t. Where’s the “love” in that?

Isn’t that the problem? SHOULDN’T there be more to it than that? Well, once again I’m reminded… Yes. There should be. And there is a place where that’s how it is.

For the full chat on this, including my conversation with Chuck Runyon (co-founder of Anytime Fitness) check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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The New Workout Plan (Podcast #41)

The New Workout Plan Podcast Ep 41

Our fitness routine is insane.

Seriously – the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over… And expecting a different result. Why do we expect that our same cycle of failure at the gym is eventually going to result in success? Something we’re doing is not working.

Its time to try a new approach.

We need a new way. A plan that will work. Something that’s proven. Times have changed, we have changed, and the fitness industry has changed. I’d like to propose “The New Workout Plan”. It’s time we finally get somewhere.

For the full chat on this (and more) check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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Digging Deeper Than Deep (Podcast #40)

digging deeper than deep

We are capable of incredible things.

Sometimes I think we lose sight of… how BIG of a deal some of what we do is. We go out there and we do things that… days, weeks, months, or years prior… never would’ve been possible… or even conceivable.  This past weekend… I went back to the site of one of those things – my first Ultramarathon. I went back to Pineland Farms Trail Festival not only for my own new accomplishment… but to help a friend achieve her first Ultramarathon finish too.

During the race… particularly in the final 7.7 miles… I was reminded of what it really means to push. To dig deep inside yourself… to a place that, perhaps, we didn’t know existed (or maybe forgot was there). Somewhere we can only tap into during the most extreme moments…

When we dig that deep, and push that hard… we discover who we truly are.

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