Functional Fitness and TRX® The gym has weights. We like lifting weights. They make us feel strong and look good. Let’s be honest, we even like watching ourselves in the mirror as we lift. We see gains that are there and even some that aren’t. However, the gym ultimately should be about improving our overall […]Read more "Functional Fitness and TRX"
You’ve decided to make some changes and now you need to set some goals. There’s a SMART way to do it and a … well … a not so smart way to do it. I’ll keep this simple. SMART Goals are a proven way to help you reach your goals with a higher rate of […]Read more "SMART Goals"
A new year means new opportunities, new challenges, new victories, new losses. Will you be the person at the end of 2016 looking back regretting the loss of yet another year, or will you be the person looking back saying, “Wow, I killed it this year!”? Change is difficult because it goes against human nature. […]Read more "Changes in 2016?"
I ran across this article at Jiu-Jitsu Times, “What Do the Colored Bjj Belts Mean?” by Mark Mullen and thought it was worth passing on. I agree with the author, but thought I’d add a few thoughts of my own for each belt color. White Belt during this stage of training you should be identifying your […]Read more "What Do the Colored Bjj Belts Mean?"
I hate to admit it, but Taylor Swift is right, “Haters gonna hate, hate, hate.” The strange thing is I don’t even know why they hate. As we heard on Sunday (Facing Sanballat), even Nehemiah had his share of haters, and he even had the endorsement of the King! 4 Now when Sanballat heard that we […]Read more "Facing Your Sanballat"
Okay, last thought of the week here from Sunday’s sermon, Every Lasting Change, and this time it’s about community. Every lasting change will require a healthy community of support and accountability. When we look at the list of people involved in rebuilding the wall under Nehemiah’s leadership it’s clear that it took the whole people […]Read more "Blogging Past Sunday: Community"
Continuing to flesh out Sunday’s sermon (Every Lasting Change) from our current series in Nehemiah we need to look at what it means to make changes on the basis of a preferred future. Preferred means something better and more desirable than what you have now. In this case, we’re talking God’s highest and best for […]Read more "Blogging Past Sunday: What’s Your Goal?"