Phobias are Living Nightmares

One breath. Two breaths. Three breaths. Four…. Nope. Can’t do it. Your heart is racing. Where’s a bag?!?! Paper bag. Hyperventilating here and a bag would be good about now. Oh God. Sitting down now, head between the knees. Blood is filling your head and your ears are filled with cotton. Everyone sounds like Charlie Brown’s parents right now and their offers of help, while good intentioned, are useless to you. Cold, clammy skin. How do clams live this way? Annnd now there’s running involved. Why is there always running? You know you can’t run from your phobias. 

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Moments of Inspiration

There are moments of inspiration that happen in practice that ignite a spark and set your soul on fire. Little things that amount to big things that end up becoming life changing things. Lately, I’ve been so fueled by these things that I feel compelled to share.

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With Grit and Grace, Defy the Odds

There’s a fire inside, a subtle burning warning, sparking under the skin. The air crackles and your hair stands on end, electric coursing through your veins. You can feel the response quiver in your gut while your mind races on the rails of possibility. Those careless words have barely slipped past cracked lips and you are resolved. With grit and grace you will defy the odds simply because they said you couldn’t. Change is happening and it’s making you feel more alive than you have in so long.

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it's not voodoo, it's neuroscience

It’s not Voodoo, It’s Neuroscience

At least once a day I get some crazy looks. Part of it is that I’m so ME in session. So, yes, I may have a Darth Vader shirt on, because I forgot to change before work. Or perhaps I’m running around in my crazy socks or barefoot, seasonally dependent.

At times, more often than not, the Mad Hatter mimic may start mumbling while I sort through the thought process. And, yes, I’m going to reference Pop Culture and drip sarcasm while punning badly. But don’t worry; it’s not voodoo… it’s neuroscience!

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Why Optimizing Athletic Performance Needs MMT

Speed Camps. Jump Training. Agility Training. Explosive Movement. These are some images and catch phrases that come to mind when considering optimizing athletic performance. What happens, though, when you go through all of those classes and you don’t get the results you expected? What happens when ‘Beast Mode’ is closer to ‘Mediocre Mode’? For starters, you’re …

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