Motivation

Tough Workouts: Train Your Brain to Take the Pain

It’s no secret I have a different relationship with pain than the average person—I embrace it with my mantra, “Shut up, legs!” After years of training at an elite level, I’ve learned to see the benefits that come from suffering through a tough workout. Pain is not your enemy—quite the opposite, and if you stop resisting it, you will...

Why You Should Stop “Trying” to Get Healthy

Every year, January is the season for getting back in shape and getting healthy—or “trying to get healthy” as so many put it. It seems safer that way. To try is to give your best effort, while still leaving the back door open in case you can’t quite reach your goals. Well, no more “trying,” no more excuses, and no more half-hearted...