Mindset

Thoughts and information related to the mental aspect of health


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What Did You Do to Deserve to be Treated So Badly?

  Most religions and spiritual teachings tell us, in one way or another, that our bodies are temples and should be treated as such.  So no matter your spiritual affiliations, your higher power tells you to take care of yourself.  Yet more and more Americans treat their bodies like a […]


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Understand Your Aggressive Side

“When there is enough will and aggression, there is no shortage of talent.” – Jurgen Klinsmann  Head Coach US National Soccer Team You read my posts and how I link success to our natural instincts.  Our nature is to survive.  In a previous article, “The Id, Ego, and Super Ego”, I […]


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CFW- Strong(er) 4

I recently saw an ad for P90X that claimed that the workout program’s effectiveness stemmed from “the advanced science of muscle confusion that never allows your body to adapt.”  After seeing the ad multiple times I realized that many CrossFit gyms think the same as P90X; they are always doing […]


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Get SMART About Your Goals

You know how much we military types like acronyms, right?  Well, this one works and makes sense.  There are many versions of the SMART process.  Most of the versions you’ll find are lame, kindergarten versions geared towards the average American that sits on their ass and does little all day. […]


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Refuge and Courtesy

One of the best things about CrossFit Wilmington is the refuge we find here.  After a long day of work and all the stresses of your day, you can come into CFW and get a kick ass, body and mind exhausting workout that releases mood elevating endorphins.  Those wonderful opiate-like […]


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If You Roll In Sh*t You’re Going to Smell

While at the BioSiqnature course, Charles Poliquin said “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Funny… my father said almost the same thing (the post’s title) to me over twenty years ago but in different words. My Dad said it when I was […]


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You Don’t Know What It’s Like

If you have always been active, maintained a level of fitness, and never been fat, then you just don’t know what it’s like. It is easy as someone who has always been motivated to stay in shape to not understand how Americans continue to make horrible choices for their health […]


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“Mindset”

Why are some athletes better than others? How can that one phenom do all those WoDs so much faster? Why does athlete “a” get better results from CF than “b”? How can some girls and guys post the fastest times and highest scores day in and day out? What is […]