“You’ll find in any specialized field that experts make more granular distinctions.” John Danaher
“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.” - Sun Tzu
“The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate ‘apparently ordinary’ people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people.” -K. Patricia Cross
Your life is your message to the world. Make it inspiring.– Lorrin L. Lee (via turbogirl)
There isn’t a person anywhere who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he...– Henry Ford (via moveyourbooty)
mizsmyles: I’m back from a nice hiatus to Las Vegas. It was a nice escape from all the mental and physical toils I put myself through (voluntarily of course)! It gave me a chance for some reflection and gave my little shoulder nags and wonky knee a chance to chill out. So be prepared for a slew of posts to make up for lost time. Now going back to yesterday’s post. I left with this quote “Most...
“Knowledge must be assumed as given, and if it is not sufficient the candidate must be eliminated. But the vital thing is understanding.” - Carroll Quigley
“The fishing is best where the fewest go, and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone else is aiming for base hits. There is just less competition for bigger goals.” - Timothy Ferriss
“Never apologize and never explain—it’s a sign of weakness.” John Wayne
Greatness is largely a matter of conscious choice and discipline.– Jim Collins (via moveyourbooty)
“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” -Muhammad Ali
Words With Lisbeth: Go Work →
lisbethdarsh: What do you want more of? Just stop for a minute, think, and decide what you want more of in your life. More PR’s? More success? More love? More friends? Surely you have enough rudeness, enough hate, enough complaining, enough enemies — right? So go be what you want. Become that which…
“A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.” -Louis A. Berman
Fight Club Deck →
“Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need.”
“Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” - Buddha
There’s always an easy way out. You can always... →
11) Get off of the computer at least two hours before bed. The screen over stimulates your pineal gland and messes with your ability to sleep.
Rest vs. Recovery →
“Being committed to recovery means that sometimes you don’t train hard, even if you really want to, and even if everyone else is doing it.”
“Although I may try to describe Love, When I experience it, I am speechless.” Rumi
I hate this. →
A CrossFit gym gets sued by their neighbors for noise complaints.
Do you hear me?
mizsmyles: I was reading a tumblr post earlier today about coaching and it made me really think about my affiliate and our athletes. Do you really listen to your coaches when they are instructing you or are you only half present? Are you paying attention or are you already thinking about the next working set you’re going to do? If a coach tells you that you should scale (up or down), do you...
“One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aim be coordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup.” - Claude M. Bristol
CrossFit Journey: Tip of the day: WRITE IT DOWN! →
mizsmyles: Coach B writing down our athletes performances at CF Metropolis Take a trip to the 99 cents store to get yourself a notebook!! I CANNOT express how important it is to maintain a log with your WODS. Keeping records are a sure fire way to help yourself progress, see if you’re working…
Words With Lisbeth: Speal →
lisbethdarsh: I struggle here today to find the words to place the performance of one man into context, to give perspective, to serve justice unto the event and not overdramatize, overspeak, overwrite the events that happened on one Sunday afternoon in Colorado. It was just exercise, after all. One…
TALK - ACTION = SHIT
“All coaching is, is taking a player where he can’t take himself.” - Bill McCartney
“All of us get knocked down, but it’s resiliency that really matters. All of us do well when things are going well, but the thing that distinguishes athletes is the ability to do well in times of great stress, urgency and pressure.” — Roger Staubach
“My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them.” - Richard Branson
If you won’t make the time to exercise and eat well, then stop making the time...– Me (via killfatme)
CrossFit Journey: Stay tight - Importance of... →
mizsmyles: If any of you watched the CF Games 2011, you’ll know that these elite athletes have impeccable technique. As the workouts tax them, they become more efficient and their form is dead on. There’s no wasted movement and their breaths are controlled, not erratic and all over the place….