Look beneath the Surface of athletic performance… Michael Phelps

Olympic athletes are the perfect example of what the 1% of genetic potential looks like. The conversation seems to be always about how great of athletes they are. Don’t get me wrong, they are great athletes. But is there something below the surface? Michael Phelps is a perfect example. On the surface, he’s a greatContinue reading “Look beneath the Surface of athletic performance… Michael Phelps”

My ideal morning…

It’s 4:30 in the morning and the alarm just went off. Time to wake up! When the alarm goes off it means we get to start a new day. For me, the morning has to start off with four things, and hitting snooze is not one of them. For most people, the alarm going offContinue reading “My ideal morning…”

Resistance – When your inner super power is working against you!

As the workout ended I said, “Great work today Sally, but you know what time it is!” Sally responded like most clients do. “As you know Dusty, I just got back from a work trip and we drank every night.” “And…?” I said with a smirk. “I don’t think I should have to get onContinue reading “Resistance – When your inner super power is working against you!”

What are you craving Today? 

Are you feeling deprived? Are you about to give into a craving? We fight an uphill battle every day dealing with cravings. Most of us are trying to change something in our lives to make life better. We’re trying to lose weight. We’re trying to be nicer to others. We’re trying to drink less. WhateverContinue reading “What are you craving Today? “

Narrow chance of Success

Today is going to be a good day. Today will be the day I will set a new personal best for back squat. Today I’m going to crush that goal I’ve been working towards for a long time. Have you told yourself that? When you wake up in the morning do you tell yourself todayContinue reading “Narrow chance of Success”

Unstoppable or Competitiveness?

Unstoppable is a great way to describe my mentality. Most people who know me see my desire to win as competitiveness but I see it differently. The way I see it being extra competitive is about beating an opponent. What happens when that opponent is you? Is it still competitiveness? Or some deep drive, a deepContinue reading “Unstoppable or Competitiveness?”

Trying out Cold Showers

Lately, I’ve had so many ideas but no time to write. Here we sit watching Lion Guard, Carson’s favorite cartoon, while I feed Will. I’m asking myself…what would it look like if it were easy? What would it look like if I could just sit down and put my thoughts to paper? For perspective, IContinue reading “Trying out Cold Showers”

Find your inner super power!

Do you want to become a Super Hero? I know that’s an odd question to ask, but consider the possibilities for a minute. Growing up, most of us idolized a superhero. This could be a star athlete, a cartoon character or maybe just a mere mortal with special powers. Those superheroes all embodied characteristics thatContinue reading “Find your inner super power!”