Change Your “Diet”

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This past weekend, I was listening to a “Beats 1” Podcast that featured one of my favorite young Hip-Hop artists, Joey Badass.

Joey just released his second full length LP, entitled “Amerikkkan Badass” – if you haven’t heard this album, it is absolutely amazing, and I highly recommend giving it a thorough listen.

The music is uplifting, inspirational, and delivers a stinging social commentary on the current state of our Union as it pertains to social justice and race relations.

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Diversify Your Interests

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One of the great things about my line of business is that I get to work on a personal level with folks from all walks of life.

While the majority of my time is spent instructing and making sure exercises are done correctly, I do take the time to engage my clients in conversation about their lives and thoughts on a variety of issues.

Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best :

“In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.”

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What The Best Do Better Than Everyone Else

This past week, I read a book called “Training Camp: What The Best Do Better Than Everyone Else,” by Jon Gordon.

Based on his work with professional sports teams, world class organizations, and interviews with top professionals in a wide variety of fields, he narrowed their success in life to 10 specific traits that they all shared in common.

While I encourage you all to read the book, I decided that I would share these traits with you, here – but that I would apply them to training instead.

After all, we should all strive for greatness in everything we do.

Training is no exception.

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