I lifted 1,000,000 lb…Here’s what happened

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So, I lifted a million pounds. It was a lot of weight and, to be honest; it was hard to find a barbell large enough to fit all 1,000,000 lb on it. Kidding! I lifted a million pounds of volume and I want to tell you what happened. Now, you can probably guess I got […]

Learn How to Navigate Obstacles with Startling Ease

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Learning how to navigate obstacles is an important trait in becoming a better human being. Running for your life? Preparing for the zombie apocalypse? Headed to this weekend’s obstacle race? Let’s make any obstacle effortless. Knowing how to climb over a wall could just save your life. Or at least give you a fast obstacle […]

Episode 012: Joe De Sena on Building Mental Toughness

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Joe De Sena is the co-founder of The Death Race, Spartan Race (1M+ competitors), and more. Among other things, he has completed the famously grueling Iditarod dogsledding race…on FOOT. And what about the Badwater Ultramarathon (135 miles at over 120 °F/49 °C), Vermont 100, and Lake Placid Ironman? He did all of those in ONE WEEK. The man […]

Build Grit and Lungs with Breathing Ladders

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How do Navy SEALs, fighter pilots and brain surgeons keep their cool? These people are often in situations where there is a level of uncertainty, their heart rates are jacked and their minds are racing at light speed. To lose their cool would be, well, a really bad thing… To answer the question, they keep their […]

009: The Five-Minute Journal, an Exercise in Gratitude

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This week Talon and Jerred did an exercise in gratitude. They used a journal called “The Five-Minute Journal” to see if it could help improve mood, pain tolerance and life in general. The Five-Minute Journal is a simple journaling technique designed to help you improve and focus on daily gratitude. Studies on gratitude have proven […]