How to Focus Failure

Plano, Texas - It is very sobering when one is given a lesson from the proverbial humble stick. Throughout the fall of 2017 and into the early new year I KNEW I was going to pass my final exam. I had prepped, "knew" ...

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Is Your Massage Therapist Legal?

In February, I got VERY excited about a law that was finally completely approved. Technically, the Massage Therapy Act passed Oklahoma state legislation in December of 2016.  However, there was one more item needed from the Governor in order applications to be accepted ...

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Confessions of an Overtrainer

"You cannot outwork a bad diet." If you are like me, if you begin to hear or read the same message from sources that have nothing to do with each other, you start to pay attention. For me, that's a sign that I need ...

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Isometrics: The Forgotten Source of Strength

List assembled by Brad Thorpe, RTSm, Isophit Inventor   ISOMETRICS /īsəˈmetriks/ noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction iso·met·rics \ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks\ exercise or a system of exercises in which opposing muscles are so contracted that there is little shortening but a ...

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Tied to Our Mission: My OKC Memorial Drive

In January, I attended a meeting at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.  The venue held the first meeting of the year for the Land Runners, the running club I joined last year. While there, we were given the vision for the 2017 and ...

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Fitness Success: Can You Afford Your Workout?

There are a plethora of exercise routines and trends out there to try. This can lead to a variety of questions, - Which exercise routine(s) do you do? - Which one will provide you the results you are looking for? - Do you perform the exercises ...

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Dedication to Improvement Podcast

In the last few weeks of 2016, I was given newfound motivation to simply get things done. I am big believer that action is the variable that separates wishful thinking from accomplished goals. When re-examining how I feel I can reach out to ...

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Too Much, Too Soon?

More than 15 days into the new year, a new year's resolutionist may feeling the following, 1. Extremely sore muscles 2. Aching Joints (especially in the neck, lower back, & knees) 3. Restricted range of motion (vs. before you got started) 4. Craving for ...

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Coach Warren?

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. "I'll know soon enough if I am a Level 1 Coach." These were literally my words a few days ago on my 2016 in review.  I really didn't think it would be this fast...until I got inspired. Amazing what happen ...

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RnR Dallas Recap: Why It Was My “Best” Race

Dallas, Texas - A somewhat cold Sunday morning on Young Street began a new beginning in mindset with my half marathon adventures.  In celebration of the beginning of the Spring and recently turning 42, my, "touring" of downtowns led me to the great ...

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