How Television Sabotages Actual Health Progress

Jack Lalanne

My wife and I caught a new television show last night that was just called Strong. It seemed pretty good – the contestants were ten women who wanted to lose weight, and ten trainers. Each contestant picked one of the trainers to…well…train them for the duration of the show, and the show was…

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Falling On Your Face in the Mud Reduces Stress

Walk the Plank

Is it possible participating in obstacle course racing is helping you deal with stress? I think most regular OCR athletes would answer that with a resounding “yes.” Another podcast-inspired post today, this time from the Fat-Burning Man podcast. Host Abel James was interviewing Dr. Pedram Shojai, who I have mentioned…

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Do You Let Others’ Attitudes Get You Down?

Van Gogh Quote

Let’s talk a bit, now, about the resistance you might receive from others when you take on your obstacle course race (OCR) journey.  And there’s going to be a lot, I hate to say it.  But your attitudes are the most important things, and you can defeat the attitudes of others.…

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