Let’s play: “Cops & Leaders”

Let’s play: “Cops & Leaders”

8

Oct

2011

Leadership is priceless. Great leadership is found in nearly every great team, group, movement, or business. And, as someone who not only has competed in high performance groups and teams, but studied the dynamics of groups in college, I can validate both the value of leadership, and it's scarcity.I'm not hear to talk about ...
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“Maintaining”

“Maintaining”

7

Oct

2011

Yea yea, I'm full of ideologies, I know, but I like them. There's one, though, that is mine. It didn't come from a text book, but I'll go to bat for its credibility any day. It's short and simple:You're either getting better, or you're getting worse.One day I'll debate Socrates in heaven whether it is logic ...
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Rainy Days

Rainy Days

5

Oct

2011

As you know, Functional Fitness on the Bluffs has invested huge dollars removing tedious walls and our all-too-obstructing roof to create a one-of -a-kind gym experience overlooking the Pacific Ocean. With that comes truck loads of "Pros" and a couple "Cons." One of which is combating unfavorable weather, like the rain we a ...
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Pure, Simple Supplementation

Pure, Simple Supplementation

5

Oct

2011

Next week some of the world's best high performance drinkable Omega-3 will be available for retail to FFOTB students. My company, Original Nutritionals, will be supplying our community with clean products, that are both efficacious and in line with our nutritional philosophy. Original Nutritionals is a multi-faceted nutriti ...
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FFOTB: The Movement

FFOTB: The Movement

3

Oct

2011

The last few, short months have been a whirlwind at Functional Fitness on the Bluffs. Danny, Annie, and I are often so immersed in "the making of a FFOTB class" that we rarely can sit back and realize the power of the community that has developed under our noses. That community is YOU!I'd like to tip my cap to each and ever ...
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This is Your Time

This is Your Time

2

Oct

2011

For most of you, The "Better than Yesterday" Challenge prelims are in the bag, and you're off to the races. This means you're officially "on the clock" to get better over the next six weeks. The coaching staff has prepared a program to get you as prepared as possible for the challenge finals, November 12th.Our time spent to ...
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Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

30

Sep

2011

Everyday we set out to prep our bodies for the workout of the day, we mobilize in some way, shape, or form. Some of that time "stretching" is done with static stretching. Most of it, however, is dynamic.When you think of stretching, the images that most likely pop into your head are of grade school moves like touching your ...
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Gas in the Tank

Gas in the Tank

30

Sep

2011

Often in class, the coaching staff talks about pacing, your threshold, or make references to what "gear" students are working in. A huge skill in training is knowing your body.It's no different than knowing your car, in some ways. My truck, for example, doesn't have much success barreling into turns at 75 MPH. Now, I didn't ...
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Patience

Patience

29

Sep

2011

I am fully, 100%, no-doubt-about-it projecting when I say, patience is of the utmost importance. I don't have patience. Not an ounce of it. But, if you or I, or anyone else for that matter, is ever going to see long lasting success, we've got to find a way to be patient.Now, for those of you attending class, I'm not talking ...
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“Glory Days”

“Glory Days”

28

Sep

2011

I was talking with a business partner just yesterday about the idea of "glory days." By talking about it, I mean I was declaring war against the idea that one's better days are behind him/her. Now, I understand I am far too young to write a treatise against this, but I'll continue nonetheless.The goal is to live your glory ...
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