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I Feel Grrreat!

At first I didn’t. I fell asleep after 12am and woke up this morning at 4am. Then at 6am. and again at 7:30am. Needless to say, my sleep schedule was wacky and I felt like a sack of potatoes coming out of bed. I realized I had my morning routine to follow through with, which […]

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How Would You Beat Yourself?

This is a question that as a competitor you should ask all the time. Why? Because it is the same question your opponents are asking themselves. They are watching tape, doing Google searches on your name, and asking friends what are your strengths and weaknesses. Based on this research, they will be developing a game […]

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Do You Come Prepared?

When you have a big presentation to give, do you prepare for it? How long in advance do you begin working on it? How much effort do you put into your projects? How do you feel about yourself  and your project afterwards? These are simple questions that will be very telling of your performance.  If […]

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A Great Way to Start the Day

Making a morning run part of your wake up routine is a great way to energize yourself. If you haven’t done this before, you maybe surprised at the energy boost you get by kick starting your metabolism. If you are busy throughout the day, getting some exercise before your day starts is a good way […]

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WTF?

I have been running at least one mile every day of this week. It is one of my discipline activities. It has been a while since I have been running consistently, so I wasn’t sure what type of pace I would be able to push. I started to time myself a few days ago so […]

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Fight Review: TUF Live – Myles Jury vs Al Iaquinta

First, here is the official play by play MMAjunkie: [features_box_light_blue width=”75%” + border=”1px”]TEAM CRUZ’S MYLES JURY (9-0) VS. TEAM FABER’S AL IAQUINTA (5-1) Round 1 – Josh Rosenthal is your referee. Iaquinta moves confidently forward with punches. Jury trying to keep some distance and use a reach advantage. Iaquinta flurries, and Jury just misses on […]

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Building up Discipline

Having a high level of discipline is the most important skill to master on your quest to success. Nearly every short coming can be traced back to a lack of discipline. It takes a time to build discipline, but only a brief moment to break it. Many people get excited when starting a new diet […]

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Seeing is Believing

That image is what I see in my mind every time I wake up. It is my key motivation to get my butt into training and push myself harder than ever before. When I wake up, I look to my left and see my white board hanging on my bedroom wall. I use it to […]

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Journal Entries – New Feature!

Whenever I want to get serious and accomplish a goal, I use a journal. I write down positive affirmations, set out my goals, what I am going to do to accomplish them and by when I expect to have reached them. Rather than keep this to myself, I want to share what I will be […]

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The Y-Choke

Back in 2001, I knew from little about the half guard. It was more of a transitional position for me that I got stuck in when someone was trying to pass guard. I just knew that I had to get back to full guard or scramble up to my feet. That all changed after I […]

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