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Motivation

Most of my life I have been motivated. Motivated by my jerseys, motivated by praise, motivated by popularity, and motivated by my upbringing. I was motivated by these things because of my own selfishness. I was motivated by these things because I wanted to be congratulated. I was motivated by these things because I was…

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Dreams Require Sacrifice

It’s 2:27 in the morning. I can’t sleep. I can’t sleep because I can’t wait to wake up. I can’t wait to wake up because I can’t wait to provide value. I can’t wait to build. I can’t wait to grow. I can’t wait to hustle. I can’t wait to show somebody what fitness can…

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Somewhere

Somewhere in the world today a single Mother is dropping off her children at summer school after a tough morning workout. Somewhere in the world today a busy Father is getting ready to head to the gym after a long day of manual labor at his construction job. Somewhere in the world today a competitive…

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Sacrifices

It was the middle of the night in February of 2016. I was sleeping on the gym floor that I was volunteering at. I heard the door knob rattle as someone was entering the gym. I quickly got up and opened the door to a surprised friend of the owner. I explained to him that…

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Choices

Every day we have the power to choose and make decisions. We have the power to choose what time we wake up. We have the power to choose our mood for the day. We have the power to choose the foods that we eat. We have the power to choose the content we consume. We…

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5am

All around the world there is a special type of person that is on their way to their gym. Tired, anxious, sleepy…energized, calm, awake. This type of person accomplishes so much before most people are even awake. This type of person sweats, gasps, laughs, and smiles before most people have gotten up for breakfast. This…

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Now

Right now, all of us are on our own journey. Our journey to finding the best version of ourselves. Our journey to finding our significant other. Our journey to finding out our purpose, and who we are. Right now, there are people in this world waking up to work out. Working out to defeat illness,…

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Pressure. Adversity. Perseverance.

These last couple of weeks I have felt an enormous amount of pressure. Pressure from the world, pressure from myself, and pressure from my inner-voice. Pressure can lead you to execute, and pressure can lead you to a negative mindset. The way we view pressure allows us to make decisions on our execution, or make…

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1 Year

My friends, it has been one short year since I started at ASAP Fitness. One year ago I was hopeless. I was hopeless because I didn’t know if I would make it. I was hopeless because all I wanted to do was coach Crossfit. All I wanted to do was wake up and make a…

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One Body. One Life.

Three years into coaching, motivating, and leading hundreds of people in health&fitness, one thing that holds true to an individual’s success is their desire to prioritize it. Gym to gym, barbell to barbell, commute to commute, a person’s success is dictated on their process, their work-ethic, and their consistency. Only that person can ultimately determine…

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