It's been a long time coming, but Carla and I finally had the opportunity to connect on a wonderful Facebook live (both in YouTube and podcast format) in a very captivating and enlightening chat about a wide variety of things. You guys are going to enjoy this. The topics, audio and video are down below!... Continue Reading →
Interviewee #22 – Jonathan Darling – Personal Trainer and Ultra Marathon Runner
This is a man that's an ordinary guy trying to make an extraordinary impact on the world. After starting his fitness journey playing football and wrestling in high school, he began studying exercise science in college. This propelled him into the world of bodybuilding, powerlifting, and competing for several years. 8 months ago, he decided... Continue Reading →
Last Trip of The Year: Vientiane, Laos — AGAIN! End of The Month!
Ok, so that's Malaysia twice, Singapore twice, Laos twice, and Hong Kong. DAMN! Now, I won't go so far to say that I've traveled to these places for all the reasons, but out of the exception of my Malaysian trips (awesome holiday and Spartan Race), these have been for visa runs. However, this one coming... Continue Reading →
Spartan Bag for The Beast
On the dawn of the monster, let's take a look at what's important for a Spartan Beast! Essentials Hydration Pack Energy Gels Protein Bar Two pairs of socks Arm sleeve of some kind to protect you Sunscreen Compression (shirt and shorts) Distance running shoes Waist belt The hydration pack, given the distance, is absolutely essential. ... Continue Reading →
Fitness Entrepreneurs Pod #1: Conditioning + Spartan Training Tips
Boy! This was an exciting podcast. Moustafo and Hakeem, two podcasters (in their own right) and fitness entrepreneurs who live in Malaysia, joined me this morning to talk about conditioning and Spartan training. I'm amazed how much knowledge these young individuals have in the health spectrum of everything. Because this will be a 2-3 weekly... Continue Reading →
Stephen Covey’s Four Dimensions of Renewal – Physical Dimension – Stop Being Lazy (Physically)
How can you preserve and enhance the great asset you have? Physical: Exercise, Nutrition, Stress Management Social/Emotional: Service, Empathy, Synergy, Intrinsic Security Mental: Reading, Visualizing, Planning, Writing Spiritual: Value Clarification & Commitment, Study & Meditation George Sheehan, the running guru, describes four roles: being a good animal (physical), a good craftsman (mental), a good friend... Continue Reading →
Traveling + Fitness Goals = Malaysia/Singapore Spartan Is On The Board!
There's been some hard decision-making going on my end, but I'm finally kicking off my travels this year with a minor bang. Like I told you in the beginning with my blog, outlining the possible scenarios of traveling....it's now evident that I will do a small travel at this juncture of the year, basically due... Continue Reading →
Herbalife Thailand = On Fire! Products Galore!
I was absolute ecstatic when I walked into the Herbalife Headquarters here in Bangkok Thailand this afternoon. What I saw was a range of products I didn't even know made way to Thailand. For the first maybe 20 years, or whenever Herbalife first arrived in Thailand, the products were limited. You had your typical Vanilla,... Continue Reading →
Health Goals For 2018
This is going to be a little bit of a difficult year for me because of the sporadic races on terrible dates (in regards to Spartan). For example, the Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur sprint will fall on the day I will be in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. This will make it a little bit difficult for... Continue Reading →
My Favorite Pre-Workouts
I don't always do blogs outside personal development, but I'm on a streak this week - bringing to you another blog about health. Pre-workouts could be very controversial. The stuff I see black market vendors sell here in Thailand has no origin; meaning that if something happens to you, like a serious side-effect, there's no... Continue Reading →