Lessons From The 7 Day Integrity Challenge

7 Days. Done. 7 days of gym and 7 days of mobility work on a foam roller. #boom The past 7 days have been sort of meditative for me. And besides realizing I have a ton of tension through my mid-back and abductors, I discovered a few other things about myself as well. Taking Care… continue reading

How To Harness The Power Of Reference Points – A Practical Guide To Pushing Your Limits

Today’s topic is something that I’ve talked a lot about – pushing your limits. I’ve talked about this a thousand times in various interviews, but I’ve never written it down anywhere on the site. Today, that changes. Buckle up – this one’s a doozy. How To Push Your Limits – The Power of Reference Points… continue reading

Productivity Advice From My 16 Year Old Self

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I didn’t realize it then, but when I was in high school, I was somehow crazy productive. I sometimes look back and wonder how I fit everything all in. I did basketball, volleyball, 2-a-days, school, advanced classes, honors society, music, and friends – all at once. And I still had free time to jack around –… continue reading

This Simple Exercise Made Me A Better Runner (and Only Takes 10 Minutes)

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Over the last couple of months, I’ve been doing a lot of recovery work. After getting my tendon messed up during the first race of the 777 project, I realized that I’m going to have to do a lot of active recovery in order to stay healthy while putting my body through hell. I’m not… continue reading

The 2 Bags I’ve Traveled Around The World With

I traveled A LOT in 2014. And these two bags have completely changed my travel experience. I used them extensively, both internationally and locally for when I’m in San Diego and Chicago. Both bags are on my list of 97 things, and I frequently (and enthusiastically) recommend them to anyone looking for a superior travel bag. These two… continue reading

The No Limits Diet

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I tentatively wanted to name this post “Then eat the damn donut.” Ever since creating Impossible Abs and writing extensively about the paleo diet, I’ve run into literally thousands of questions and comments from people about food. Most of them revolve around some sort of “restriction” or “avoidance”. After a while, it gets kind of sad… continue reading