I am the tide

Maybe a year ago my father, a Marine, told me to not swear so much in my social media posts because I'm a professional. Go watch Full Metal Jacket and realize my father is also a high school principal and then reread that first statement. I understood where he was coming from but I was … Continue reading I am the tide

Simple Is Hard

Simplification is what people seek. People want the simplest explanation, the simplest terms, the simplest path. There is this idea that simple is easier, when, in fact, simple is hard, challenging, and requires tremendous tenacity and will. People want to simplify everything – especially the stuff that’s hard to understand. For example, diet and exercise. … Continue reading Simple Is Hard

Don’t Be Scared of Exercise

Barbells. Dumbbells. Kettlebells. Gymnastics. Too often, people hear these words and are scared. They may be scared for a number of reasons – getting hurt, not being the best at it or being really sore. You know what words scare me?  Heart disease, osteoporosis, joint replacements and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Be afraid of that. Don't … Continue reading Don’t Be Scared of Exercise