Former NFL and Super Bowl Champion quarterback Trent Dilfer shared his story recently on a podcast. During the interview, he was asked how he handled the period of his career in Tampa where he was being openly booed in public by fans for the team's poor performance. Dilfer laughed...
"Compete every day? No, that's not me. I don't like to compete." Does that response sound like something you'd say? I used to hear it quite often at tradeshows with the Compete Every Day team. Visitors would be walking the expo floor, stop in the booth to shop the apparel...
"Excuses are lies we tell ourselves so that it doesn't have to be our fault." - Chris Creed There are a million excuses that I can whip out of thin air instantaneously. We all can. Because using excuses is easier than doing what we need to get done. But as you've heard...
A friend recently asked for help getting out of his rut. He’s been a competitive athlete the last decade and due to injuries and changes in his life, is no longer competing for sport. He’s losing motivation to go workout
We’ve all had that moment. You know which one I’m referring to, right? The one where we quit. It’s that moment when we stopped pushing ourselves because it got really hard. Or it hurt. Or we didn’t think we could
The 2017 CrossFit Games Open is officially over. And for 99% of you, the season has ended. Out of 354,966 adults, (not including teen or masters divisions) athletes who registered up for the RX division of the Open, only 2,2100 advance to Regionals
It’s funny how our mind works. When many of us face obstacles, we tend to believe we’re the only ones facing that obstacle. So we don’t talk about it. We internalize everything. And because of that, we feel alone in
How do you maintain a positive attitude when everything around you is negative or going to shit? How do you get past the bad situations in life that occur and focus on the good? I share some tips on how
This week’s Monday Motivation is a reminder about the importance of perspective. How you view an obstacle determines your attitude & actions. Look at David & Goliath. Every Israelite was terrified of Goliath. They saw the giant as an
“Be realistic.” Those two words are the most damaging to your dreams. “Being realistic” is accepting things as they are and lowering your goals. “Being realistic” means changing your dreams to fit inside their expectations of what you’re capable. “Being realistic”