Don’t Stop Moving


I’m going to get right to the point with this one.  Every time I go out of town for some sort of vacation I get lazy.  Sure I get some much needed rest but I move way too little during these times and often feel worse, eat worse and then make more excuses as to … Continue reading

It Won’t All Be Easy


It won’t all be easy.  This isn’t meant to be discouraging but just a moment of truth.  If you’ve been on this earth long enough you know that this is how life goes.  The world of training and fitness is no different.  Reaching a goal, making a significant change in your life, being consistent or … Continue reading

More Reason To Keep Moving


At Ambition Athletics we often talk about movement and how important it is.  In fact it’s really 33% part of what we stand for.  Movement, Strength, Education.  I wrote this little gem of a post entitled “Just Move” almost exactly 4 years ago and after reading again, it’s pretty good.  I still stand by it.  However, I … Continue reading

Training For Performance

Carry Stuff

Performance training.  These days is seems like everyone is doing it.  Many gyms and coaches claim to be performance enhancement specialists.  I train a few days a week and recently competed in the Scottish Highland Games.  That’s super cute and all but 99.99% of normal people aren’t doing that, so, what about everyone else?  Should … Continue reading

Not Hard, Just Good

Workout Crushed

“It doesn’t have to be hard.  It just has to be good.”  I recently heard Mike Boyle say this on a training podcast and it got the hamster wheel really turning inside my head.  Now this certainly this isn’t a new concept within the walls of Ambition Athletics.  After all, right by the door phrases … Continue reading

Always Be Training

lift with cast

When it comes to fitness, strength and health it’s not always easy to keep things going. It’s pretty simple, but rarely has anyone said that it’s easy.  There are always excuses that you can make.  However, the truth is, short of a few extreme examples, you should always keep “training”.  Let me specify that “training” … Continue reading