Blog: Tips to reclaim your inner warrior and lead an adventurous life.

Why I Integrate Faith and Fitness

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I absolutely love to workout. I first started lifting weights when I was fourteen years old so I could get bigger, faster and stronger for football as that was my ultimate passion. After a career ending knee injury I turned my passion for football into my passion for fitness. I discovered a love for cycling and an immense passion for strength training.

Here I am almost forty years later and my love for health and fitness is as strong as it has ever been. God wired me with this intense passion...

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The Journey to Impacting One Million Men’s Lives Starts with One

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Not that long ago I had this crazy vision that was put on my heart to impact one million men’s lives through building a tribe of Spiritual Warriors. A Spiritual Warrior is a person who is willing to go on a journey of self-growth and personal discovery for a transcendent cause greater than ourselves.

I question myself every day if I am making a difference in anybody’s life. I question whether I am being the inspired leader that God is calling me to be. Am I truly modeling what it...

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How I Practice Extreme Self-Care Physically, Mentally and Spiritually

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As men we usually don’t think about nourishing our minds, bodies and souls. We are supposed to be tough and pull ourselves up by our boot straps and keep grinding day after day with little thought to our own physical, mental and spiritual well-being. We go hard non-stop with little thought to our health, fitness and vitality. After all we have a family to support, money to be made, the corporate ladder to be climbed. But at what cost? What are we modeling for our families, community and...

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My Journey from a Personal Trainer to a Fitness Minister

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I remember when I was a teenager and someone had asked me if I was going to be a pastor like my dad. I recall looking at that particular guy like he had a third eye. I politely responded no, but in my mind I was thinking that there was no way I would every pursue ministry. In fact, the last place I wanted to be on that Sunday morning was church. It was always a check the box kind of experience for me. I would have much rather been outside doing my thing. Playing sports or something at least a...

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6 Guiding Principles to Getting a Spiritual Six-Pack

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“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8

An untrained mind can accomplish nothing. Just like we go to the gym to build up our physical muscles, we need to spend time daily in prayer and meditation to build up our spiritual muscles.

I spent the majority of my life focusing on my physical health, with complete neglect to my spiritual health. A lesson I have...

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It's All about Radical Love

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What if we were radical lovers of ourselves the way Jesus loves us? It’s really challenging to live our best life when we don’t take care of our physical health the way God wants us to. If you have tried to get healthy and lose weight time and time again without lasting results trying a different approach may be the answer. What if all the choices you made around your physical, emotional and spiritual health were made out of the context of love? How would that change your...

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Creating the Habit of Greatness

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Whether we want to admit it or not we are all creatures of habit. The vast majority of us do the same things day after day. We eat the same foods, we think the same thoughts, we drive to work the same way.

Creatures of Habit

Of course that is good in many ways. Thank goodness we don’t have to re-learn how to drive a car every day. We have that habit instilled in us to the point we often times drive somewhere and have no recollection of how we even got there. That’s a little...

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Do You Have Faith In Yourself?

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“Then God said, Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.  So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:26-27

Do you have faith in yourself?  This is a question I have been wrestling with over the last several...

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Inner Peace...Where are You?

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Why does inner peace seem so elusive? Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like I find it for a period of time and then it mysteriously slips away. And when it does slip away there is little joy in my life.

Worry and Fear Rob our Inner Peace

The two biggest robbers of our inner peace are worry and fear. I worry about trying to make everyone happy and fear rears its ugly head when I fully step into sharing my voice on my entrepreneurial adventure.

I made a commitment to myself that I...

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Redefining what it means to be a Superhero

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In the traditional sense a superhero is a character in a movie or story who has special powers, such as the ability to fly, that are used for fighting evil or helping people. One of my favorite superheroes growing up was the Incredible Hulk. I identified with him because he was a man of few words and incredible strength and durability. I loved watching him when he hulked out.

I think all of us have identified with a superhero at one point in our life. I think that is made evident with the...

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