This is a tribute to all of you who are in the ring, in the FIRE, battling violently against self doubt, against worthless opposition, drama, and sideline loud mouths.
...continued from "Performance over Perception" I hated running But I started to run 1 mile, 3 miles, 5 miles 11.2 miles - on the beach, in the sand No shirt, no shoes, no problem And I wasn't just running I was racing Racing an old me An old time Every time 1 mile in under … Continue reading Transformative Training (Road to Sparta Series #6)
...continued from "My Demise" The mindset started to change From other's perception to my own reality From looking good To feeling better From looking strong To being stronger A notion that consumed me Performance Mental and Physical Performance An elevation of life To push boundaries To escape comfort And to live a life worth living … Continue reading Performance over Perception (Road to Sparta Series #5)
....continued from "A Key Insight" It was three months of hard work Of sweat Of balancing fitness with life Of finding something deep inside Of becoming something better Of becoming proud It was three months of decent eating And 0 sips I mean absolution Not 1 sip of alcohol Not because it's a problem Because … Continue reading My Demise (Road to Sparta Series #4)
...continued from "The Insanity" It was 7am A war between four walls just came to an end (Racquetball) I stepped out of the court and into the gym Inspiration was all around me There was only 1 thing left to do 1 thing left before returning to my mediocre life To my 8-5 To my … Continue reading A Key Insight (Road to Sparta Series #3)
...continued from "The Dad Bod" I was 5 minutes in and I thought I was going to die Everything hurt Everything burned 60 days of this was impossible Another 20 minutes was impossible I was never going to make it But there was no way I could quit...not yet I had to keep going Alone … Continue reading The Insanity (Road to Sparta Series #2)