Almost everyone wants to “tone up a bit.” Or else, they want to lose “___ pounds.” If you’re in the fitness industry, odds are, you deal with fat loss.
Hello Beautiful People!
Numbers are fascinating. We use statistics to communicate massive quantities of information, and that information is often perceived as important. I’m not so sure that this is a good thing.
I was deep into a discussion with a friend recently on growth, getting better, learning styles and the like (read nerds) when he brought up the Tower of Babel, using the building of this structure as a metaphor. In this biblical story, the people sought to build a tower that would reach all the way to heaven in order to make a name for themselves. All speaking the same language, they came together to begin construction. God recognized that as one unified group, nothing was out of their reach. So God, attempting to stifle their arrogance, separated them and confused their language. Unable to find a way to communicate with each other, they were forced to abandon the tower, which was burned, and the bottom swallowed by the earth.
This weekend, I realized with striking clarity that I am still very much a work in progress, a huge AHA! surfaced and I wanted to share it with you all. I have a sneaking suspicion you may be able to relate.
I get really nervous in doctors’ offices. Even at check-ups.
Goethe, Sartre, Nietzsche…Nothing like a good quote from a sage philosopher to motivate and inspire.
It’s too cold. It’s too hot. We’re exhausted from events work and social. We work too much. We fight with our spouses. Our kids exhaust us and sometimes we get sick. Sometimes we just don’t feel like getting out of bed. This is not a new experience for humanity. Whether you are an athlete …
How a muscle gain Ninja used a shift in mindset to change his life—
by Staci Jackson, Fitness Ninja, Duchess of Nutrition
I knew I was “pudgier” than all of my friends. But I was so young, I didn’t quite put it into the context of “weight loss”.