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Sunday, April 28, 2013      6 comments

This week has been a tough week of realisations for me. This process that my mentors have been helping me create is agonisingly slow and, now i'm starting to realise, very deliberate. Throughout my sports career learning strategies for fit... Read more
WAR! What Is It Good For?
Friday, April 26, 2013      6 comments

WOW! What a crazy week! Very busy indeed. It's 5am and i'm about to take my daughter to work and head off to the gym. I have some things on my mind I wanted to share. Recently, Thursday, New Zealand and Australia, celebrated A.N.Z.A.C. ... Read more
When Life Gets In The Way
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      6 comments

When things don't go quite to plan it really throws me out. Yet another challenge I will have to overcome and plan for. Gee, this second phase is throwing me some doozies. As my plan ramps up it seems my challenges are too. Especially wi... Read more
Back to Back
Monday, April 22, 2013      5 comments

Big day yesterday moving rooms to accommodate our niece who is going to be living with us from Tuesday. She's flying in from home and she, and we, are very excited to have her. Wow, 5 girls in the house at one time. Gonna have to spend a litt... Read more
Prep And Planning For The Week Ahead
Saturday, April 20, 2013      2 comments

Up at 5:30 this morning to take my daughter to work. Got home and headed to the gym. OH YEAH! FOOTBALL! LoL. Spent a good hour and a half just walking on the tready blissfully unaware of anything else around me except the football YAY! Bru... Read more
Not Feeling It Today
Saturday, April 20, 2013      9 comments

Not the best day today. I awoke to a phone call early this morning from my uncle who I helped last night at his bakery. He was still very ill and needed some help down at the market in his shop. So, without hesitation, took a quick shower and... Read more
Give Without Expectation
Friday, April 19, 2013      4 comments

Up at 4am as normal went for my walk and headed off to work at 5:30 ready for a good day. Was priming myself up and getting excited about my workout planned for after work. Pull ups and Squats. One hour before my shift ended I got a pho... Read more
Update: Time To Find A Partner
Thursday, April 18, 2013      6 comments

To PEPPYPATTI, thanks heaps for the offer of becoming my accountability partner. It's heart warming to know people are there with me, willing me to achieve. I am tempted to accept however, I would hate to upset the guidelines of this group as w... Read more
Teach Yourself To Open Up For Increasing Energy
Thursday, April 18, 2013      1 comments

Working out with weights creates tension in my muscles and I feel my body slowly tightening. This affects my ability to breathe therefore reducing the amount of oxygen my body can provide to my organs and nervous system. This is especially tru... Read more
Giving Up The Gym
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      3 comments

At the beginning of the year I had embarked on this new journey to becoming a healthier, stronger version of myself. I found a coach who was willing to help me. Together we created a two year plan split into four phases. Phase one was all... Read more
Time To Find A Partner
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      5 comments

Well, I haven't found an accountability partner yet so I will put in some extra effort this week to find one. If I am to be part of this group I must see it through all the way. In saying that, what do I do when I find someone? What's the... Read more
Respect Everything and Everyone
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      4 comments

Interesting conversation I had with a couple of guys at work today. Upon clocking out, a couple of workmates were conversating and having a chuckle. They turned to me and one of them asked me: "Do you do that mate, take a night off... Read more
Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      5 comments

Who the heck invented palates?! Ok, so I answered my own question, but still! My abs are hurting like i've been hit in a football game by a ten tonne prop forward! Has it really been that long? Forget the bag training, forget the cardio. Th... Read more
'D' Day
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      1 comments

Deadlift day and I can't wait. Take the boys to the park? Check Dishes done? Check Gym? On my way. Kia Kaha!... Read more
Day Off or Not?
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      6 comments

Many people, including myself, fall prey to overload. Crushing our body day in and day out with rigorous exercise. I tend to tell myself that if I do more, more often, I will get quicker results. In my experience, and yes I continuously have ... Read more

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