You: The Substitute Health Coach

You: The Substitute Health Coach

1

Mar

2013

As the Whole Life Challenge progresses I am finding out some very eye opening things about food. The major battle that I fight is with my little friend, sugar. I had no idea until I participated in the WLC that sugar was present in so many forms, literally hidden by very intelligent humans, and renamed in most cases. Dextro ...
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FFOTB Presents: ‘MURPH: The Protector’ Premiere

FFOTB Presents: ‘MURPH: The Protector’ Premiere

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Feb

2013

With most of our community in the midst of the Whole Life Challenge, life may seem very polite around here. No rowdy parties, no wine laden dinners, not even the occasional burger and fries. Well, life need not be so dull, folks.I'd like to share with you a social event that we are putting on the calendar. Our friends at Ki ...
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Finish!

Finish!

27

Feb

2013

You're a doer. In doing anything there is a start or some initial action. This beginning, we'll call it, comes with a great deal of baggage, however. It comes with opportunity, but it also comes with responsibility. You see we've got a responsibility to see things through. We've got to uphold harmony in the universe. The un ...
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The Top 2 Worst Ways to Evaluate Fitness

The Top 2 Worst Ways to Evaluate Fitness

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Feb

2013

Let’s be honest. We’re all judging the heck out of this whole exercise and nutrition experiment. Sure, maybe some (or most of it) is in a surface level, vanity type judgement, but evaluation is important. I mean, no matter what it is, we’ve got to have ways to evaluate how things are going, right? In school it was our ...
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Streaks: Keeping Them Going & Keeping Sanity

Streaks: Keeping Them Going & Keeping Sanity

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Feb

2013

There are quite a few quirky things about us humans. One of which is our attachment to the linear narrative. Of course, there’s an evolutionary purpose here. Putting things into a story makes things easier to remember, understand, and recall. For example, I want you to take a glace at the following letters and recall them ...
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The Awesome Factor

The Awesome Factor

22

Feb

2013

Though I’m not a revered philosopher by any means, I'm about to go deep with you. It seems as though there’s something undeniable about exceptional performances. Furthermore, I’d argue that it doesn’t matter what ways one is incredible, just that they are, in fact, remarkable.To make my point, let’s look at the an ...
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FFOTB Ladies Set for “Femme Royale”

FFOTB Ladies Set for “Femme Royale”

21

Feb

2013

Though this isn't just true of our little functional fitness world, it should be known that our women make this place tick. I can hear Beyonce sing it now.. Next Saturday our women are showing out in FORCE to compete at Orange Coast CrossFit's "Femme Royale" competition. The women's only event will feature ...
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Mastering Outcomes

Mastering Outcomes

20

Feb

2013

Navigating life's ocean of variables and outside influences sometimes makes it impossible to think we have any control of our outcomes. Heck, you can do everything right. From a stellar resume to quality recommendations and a passionate attitude, if you get stuck behind an overturned truck on your way to the job interview, ...
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Withdrawals

Withdrawals

19

Feb

2013

OK, maybe not every American struggles from addiction in the traditional sense with drugs or alcohol. One could make a pretty damn good argument, however, that a vast majority of Americans do suffer from addiction of a different kind. Subject matter experts in academia understand that our sugar dependence isn’t much diffe ...
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Phew!.. Too Hard..

Phew!.. Too Hard..

18

Feb

2013

It's human nature to avoid the unknown and uncomfortable. It wouldn't help our efforts in survival much to be able to turn off fear easily. As a coach I see this all the time. Consciously or subconsciously,  men and women of all walks of life dodge adversity even when it's in their best interest.Take fitness, for example. ...
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