Monday Motivator (11.11.19)

November 11, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

We have all gone through periods of being highly motivated to accomplish our goals. During that period of time you’ve probably notice great improvements and progress, but it may or may not have lasted. Just like new years resolutions almost always fade over time, our goals can also slip away. Motivation is a great tool, one … Read More

3 Keys To Your Health And Wellness (MM: 11.4.19)

November 4, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

Your individual health and wellness journey is just that, your individual journey! It can be easy to get caught up in the minute details and the 5%, but it is important to take a step back and look at the big picture from time to time. Pareto’s Principle, commonly referred to as the 80/20 rule, suggests … Read More

Monday Motivator (10.28.19)

October 28, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

A book I recently finished, Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me), Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts main take away was the slippery slope of self justification. One step at a time, an act, a way of thinking, a position, a mindset is reinforced not by objectively reassessing the situation … Read More

Monday Motivator (10.21.19)

October 21, 2019By blakeUncategorized

The feeling of losing control is often fabricated in one’s mind before any real loss of control, progress or success actually takes place. By focusing on those outside stimulus, anxiety and doubt begin to take over and can often lead to other negative emotions all originating from a thought based on an outside source. By … Read More

Monday Motivator (10.14.19)

October 14, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

How often do you begin something with an end date in mind? Get in shape by….. prepare for this competition on…. finish before the upcoming deadline….. At times a deadline or timeline is a necessary part of completing a task and keeps you on track. But how many timelines have you placed on your health … Read More

Monday Motivator (Tuesday Edition) – People To Know

August 27, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

Tareq Azim has become one of my most preferred resources for all things health and wellness. Much more than just personal trainer, Tareq describes himself as someone who “understands how to utilize the efficacy of sport and physical activity to hone in on key mental and emotional deficiencies” Tareq has done this not only within himself, … Read More

The Longevity Myth?

August 8, 2019By blakeDesign, Exercise, News

Rapamycin, mTor, 24-48-72 hour water fasts, going vegan, carnivore….the list of extreme interventions goes on and on. Rarely do you think of the long-term, sustainable approach when it comes to reaching your goals. In today’s social media world, the rational, long term approach isn’t sexy and doesn’t capture one’s attention in a limited allotted time. … Read More

Hyper-intention…A Limiting Factor?

August 5, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

Hyper-intention: A neurosis that causes patients to be unable to accomplish that which they intend. In Victor Frankl’s Man Search For Meaning, hyper-intention is discussed as being overly focused on the goal and consequently ignoring innate truths such as the time required and the laws of nature.In psychotherapy, paradoxical intention is the deliberate practice of … Read More

Research Vs. Information: ACSM Orlando, FL 2019 Recap and Takeaways

June 8, 2019By blakeNews

Featured Presentations: Select Issues In Pain Management For The Youth & Adolescent Athlete Revisiting The Science Of Altitude Training Overview Of The Endocannabinoid System And Exercise Additional Note-Worthy Presentations:  Synergistic Perspectives Of Exercise And Other Non-Opiate Treatments For Patients With Chronic Pain How To Approach The Athletic Body Ideal? Prevention And Treatment Of Eating Disorders … Read More

Monday Motivator (4.22.19)

April 22, 2019By blakeUncategorized

Motivation in the short term…Discipline for the long haul. In regards to your overall health and quality of life, discipline will likely be of greater service than motivation. If you’ve taken a self-interest in health and wellness, you’ve likely come across the “Blue Groups” and how people will try to extrapolate various theories on why … Read More