By, Kate Durham
As we enter 2021, we look back on a year full of unexpected challenges. Simultaneously, it’s been empty of many of the athletic events we’ve grown to expect to reminisce on in a year-end retrospect. In our fitness-focused world, we’ve missed countless external finish lines this year, and we don’t know when they will return. The pandemic has left us in a state of “Now What?” How do we change our goal-setting perspectives to better prepare us for “Now What?” moments in life?
To prepare for 2021 and beyond, we want to distinguish between an external finish line and an internal finish line. So what is the difference? An external finish line can be a literal finish line, or another physical achievement, such as climbing the rope for the first time or deadlifting 300 lbs. An internal finish line is a goal that is met from within, such as learning to...
Written by, Coach Noah Grime
Many struggle to determine what the perfect breakfast really is. What makes it right? Does a piece of fruit make sense? Bacon and eggs? What about skipping it all together?
Many philosophies will be determined on what we are used to doing and the way it makes us feel. Some will say they eat before heading out of the door for energy and to avoid a crash, while others make lunch their first meal. Who is doing it the right way?
My philosophy about the first meal of the day is simple. Your first meal should be healthy, taste good, and easy to make. This rules out a donut or pastry from being the ideal situation. In the morning, we generally rush around to try and get our day started. This is when “grabbing something quick” might not be the best solution. Maybe it’s time to consider skipping that sugary cereal or meal bar and go for water and a simple coffee.
Sugar and a calorie overload is the opposite of...