“We’ll get there.”Read More
You can actually quantify how positive you are. Based on Gandhi’s words…
“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”
…you can change your destiny to a more positive one by having more positive Beliefs, Thoughts, and especially Words.Read More
Check this Health “Balance” Equation out (source):
Health “Balance” = Recovery - (Physical Stress + Psychological Stress)
= R - (E + S)
We all have the ability to control each of the variables in the Health “Balance” equation.
We all can choose to view and experience Stress in a more productive and even useful way in order to maintain Health “Balance.”
For Recovery (R), we can control how much and how well we sleep and eat (meats, vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch, and no sugar) as well as engaging in other Specific Recovery Practices like massage therapy, acupuncture, physical therapy, self-myofascial release, etc.Read More
A perfect example of why improving our Fitness and Health is so important:
It was about 10 minutes before Spartan SGX class this past Tuesday and I was on the lawn putting away the hoses I use for irrigation.
I was in a t-shirt, shorts, socks, and a half-laced up pair of Belleville ABU Flight Boots.
While I was moving the hoses and pipes around, an exquisite-looking BMW with tinted windows and sweet rims drove by on the street and came to a rolling stop.
When the BMW came to the rolling stop, I heard an audible "clink!"Read More
Yesterday I took the time to head up to Smiths Ferry, Idaho to visit with an awesome friend to raft the Payette River for the first time. He was our guide at the aft of his raft for the 4 of us forward of his position in the raft as we made our way down the 9.75 mile route on the river.
Since this was my first time, there was an element of the unknown that I had to deal with and conquer. But I knew that I could fully place my trust in my friend to lead us through, based on his years of experience doing this.Read More
If you know how many calories you burn per day (using this), then it should be simple to figure out how to set up your meals that you are going to eat throughout your day.
One great tool to use is myfitnesspal.com to find out the macronutrient (protein, fat, and carbohydrates) breakdown of the food you eat.
Use this analogy: are you a baker, cook, or a chef?Read More
We all have our goals, e.g. to be at X Body Fat % by Y Date, or to finish the next Spartan Sprint in Z time, or to do 5 pull-ups in a row...
We'll work on the specific tasks we need to accomplish in order to reach our goals, but what the most important aspect of this is to be consistent.
A little everyday will go a long way.Read More
Meal preparation ahead of time certainly saves time and especially your money.
The bottom line: if you're able to devote time that you would be using to prepare your meals every day during the week, to other value-added activities and even business/income generation, then bulk meal preparation is for you.
Bulk meal preparation, or meal prep, saves you time, money, and effort, and you're better able to eat nutritious meals as well.Read More
What need to do instead of icing is introduce more movement...Read More
The burning is not from Lactic Acid...Read More
Try this one out to vary up your breakfast choices!
Acquire your Materials for Production :) on the weekend, and prepare your breakfast meals ahead of time, preferably RIGHT AFTER buying them...Read More
The word "can't" does not exist in your vocabulary.Read More
Once we've got our nutrition or fueling down pat, it's now time to transport and use that fuel properly through training - metabolic conditioning.
We should be conditioning our body's ability to metabolize, or break down (and use), the carbohydrates, fat, and protein we're ingesting as fuel in different situations, through training.
In the grand scheme of things we need to be able to perform work, or generate power output in all time durations and kinds of activities well, in order to be determined as fitRead More
The foundation is food. With the right fuel, we can power our bodies properly to do what we want, whenever we want, however we want.
When we are not powering bodies properly with the right fuel, then we are not living and operating at our true potential.Read More
Come join at 6PM on Fridays starting 2/23 for 5 weeks, ending on 3/23, in participating in the annual CrossFit Games Open competition!
For most of us who have been training at Idahome Movement Academy for several months now, this will be a fun chance to see where our fitness level is compared to that of hundreds of thousands all around the world!
Many of us are unconsciously operating from a position of self-hatred, self-judgment, and shame that we hate ourselves for the way we are and that is what spurs us to improve ourselves. This may not prove to be the best way.
What Kornfield says that we should do instead is to love and accept ourselves for the way we are while we seek to improve ourselves.Read More
What do barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, pull up bars, gymnastic rings, sleds, bikes, rowers, medicine balls, push ups, planks, squats, deadlifts, bench presses, and lunges all have to do with running?Read More
Training for Robie Creek Half Marathon starts Monday, 2/5!Read More
Is your "Why" an Intrinsic or Extrinsic, Motivation? In other words is your motivation from within, or from something like a product, person to strive to be like, or even a prize that you would earn through all your hard work?Read More