Treating training as a journey was the philosophical beginning for our programming.  This was to get away from the idea that there is a conclusion.  But, within that original philosophy I lost track that knowing WHY you are on a journey may be the most important component. What I originally valued during my journey was suffering. … Continue reading

Being in the moment & flow

Have you ever looked up and taken notice of the people in a gym? How many people look distracted when they are there? Their minds somewhere else, trying to ignore the mindless and unending treadmill or elliptical work in front of them. Distractions are abound; TVs , magazines, books, and audio pumping into the ear … Continue reading

Thank You!

Changes, changes, changes… The end of the year is upon us and as many of you know Dan and I have asked you to contribute to the training in 2011.  I want to take this space to say a simple Thank You. Many of you have trained with me, beside me, or in one way … Continue reading

  • John Donne – Meditation 17

    No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were. Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee...